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UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 6 Baby Bling

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Three-Year Growth 1,176% 2016 Revenue $2.4 million City Lehi Founded 2005 Employees 15 Industry Retail Website BabyBlingBows.com Founder Summer Zenger Harris, 39 The Company A designer and manufacturer of handmade bow accessories.

NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT

Bows before bros! With skilled marketing, impressive social media (nearly 100k on Instagram!) and skyrocketing sales, Baby Bling moved into a 10,000-square-foot space and is already growing out of it. Its headbands are manufactured locally by more than 90 mothers and they are sold at over 850 brick-and-mortar boutiques, at large department stores like Nordstrom and Bloomingdales, and on its own retail website.

JUST YOU WAIT — GOALS

1. Invest more in the look and feel of the office.

2. Develop new product lines that will be available to a broader range of retailers.

FUN FACT, SIR

“We like to use the phrase ‘your mom …’ as a comeback. As in, ‘Your mom is a fun fact!’” Harris says. “We also have a community of pink crocs. They are so ugly, but at least once a week, someone can’t take their cute (i.e. uncomfortable) shoes a minute longer.”

WORK! WORK!

“Take your time. Scale properly.”


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