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Many college kids back on campus it's back to school and we have a perfect topic for you on that -- -- prepare for.
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All right well welcome thank you and you guys we're not roommates in college -- but basically spent all of college coming up with this idea and making it work.
That pretty much I'll just go out of state I'm I'm from Texas to -- in Missouri.
He stayed in Texas and pretty much my friend -- my freshman there and do.
His Virginia here -- pretty much.
Built this idea -- Which is pretty much you know just providing college students and easy way to get all of their -- supplies in one place.
And I was looking on your website and congratulations you have no products left.
-- Yankee but you're also out right.
Yes we -- we were officially sold out yesterday came out and happy -- the wedding didn't.
Position to began I guess you under estimated demands now.
-- You know the the funny thing is we actually talked about this we never take the leap of faith.
Actually before starting the business we did all our -- right.
We actually take you know four years of our time.
You know developing.
Our own business making our partnerships.
So that we can strategically -- then.
You know we are young so we didn't want to make any mistakes we wanted to do right.
Sorry and and it.
It's with the impulse to do this kind of like our aid my college recommends that they get extra long twin -- -- -- -- Along -- she's alone would be Tom moment for you.
Well I mean when I went to school -- pretty much.
I did decide to fly or to drive.
That in mind I'd -- you know decide how much space matter whether I wanted to -- other stuff there is so.
Pretty much like after I had I believe it's been around 700 dollars I'm pretty sure you senator on the same.
A lot of items didn't it didn't you know didn't work site didn't work in the in the area and stuff like that so.
Pretty much right after that have been is kind of like there has to be -- better way.
For us you know.
For people to go shopping -- -- and be too difficult so with storming up.
You order online and shaping history that's -- -- -- around.
Yes and had only known that items that you provider Heidi guarantee you try to Yankee that they actually fit into -- It is -- again like I said we basically had our product development phase you know we.
-- the united -- -- to both of our campuses Texas a and M and Missouri university.
We you know had surveys with freshmen that had -- Come into college and we asked them you know where did you buy your supplies what did you buy.
When did you need -- basically you know through our analysis.
And our own research and with universities that we understood what exactly students need what -- is.
And that's how -- developed our products okay.
Where you manufacture.
We it was source them from abroad where -- not sending us from China.
Democrat I'm headed to -- that decision and and help.
How complicated was the whole sourcing for you.
-- we'll do like you know we -- both fortunate because.
Both our dads and our uncle actually have the family business where they.
Source school supplies.
They -- actually develop their own brands.
So we had it does -- is they've basically.
Link this up with you know different manufactures.
Guided us and then from there -- -- and I take over here.
You know and we've you know we've basically.
Take -- -- then -- advertise how would people know about -- up.
Well I mean.
Faced it has been huge for us FaceBook Twitter other social media outlets.
You know we did we go on to different campuses you know we've been you know by just -- in Texas.
-- also -- is that you know different associations on campus and no we -- I get our name out there as much as possible right now is seeing is this the surfers here and I listen to has been word of mouth that actually is we're really happy about that.
And final question.
Let's take you're doing it big package that package right and everything and that.
That's what is there -- how many items is -- offhand.
It's a little over -- thirty.
For how much you.
With free -- I can you know pick and choose Kenny Tate.
Can get meaning switch summit Saturday -- -- -- exactly what content pack.
It's basically in no way we develop their packages is after conducting this service and so we wanted to see what exactly -- in -- in and so we created packages based on that.
Now they're not able to.
Removing items are adding items but they are able to customize all the colors out -- bit over the years we we -- when he gets to a point where.
They're able today.
Kind of goes based off of our packages that -- you know I think one add more angers -- this that.
They have the freedom to do so.
Thank you so much good luck -- congratulate cents.
They come -- and here CEOs of them have a great day.
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