Chris Burch’s first entrepreneurial endeavor began when he and his brother invested two thousand dollars to found Eagle Eye Apparel. Burch and his brother were undergraduates at Ithaca College when they began selling sweaters door to door. Ultimately Eagle Eye Apparel would be valued at 165 million dollars. For more reading, hit bjtonline.com.
His experience running Eagle Eye Apparel laid the groundwork for a long and successful business career. Through that enterprise, Chris Burch learned how to formulate a strategy for marketing products directly to the consumer. It also taught him how to find suppliers that utilized the most efficient production methods.
Forty years later Burch’s talents for investment and sourcing coupled with his understanding of how consumers behave has enabled him to have a hand in the success of over 50 businesses. Chris Burch can best be described as an entrepreneurial Renaissance man. Check his impressive investment portfolio, hop over to burchcreativecapital.com.
His business skill set encompasses an understanding of the finance, hospitality, clothing and technology industries (an incomplete list of his entrepreneurial talents). If you were to narrow Chris Burch’s success down to one factor it would be an inherent understanding of what the buying public wants and how to deliver it. Read his shared insights in this article on interview.net.
Burch’s current enterprises include teaming with Ellen DeGeneres to launch her clothing line ED. Not to mention his involvement with Poppin, Coccoon9 a builder of high-quality miniature homes and the creation of his own luxury clothing company Tory Burch.
Besides understanding the importance of giving consumers what they want Burch also appreciates the importance of giving them what they least expect. A 27 luxury villa resort called Nihi Sumba Island. Located on an isolated Indonesian Island the Teak Wood and stone villas are designed so as to appear to be part of the landscape. For more about the Indonesian resort, click businessinsider.com,
So far this article has focused on Chris Burch entrepreneur. To create an accurate portrait of Chris Burch a few words must be spent focusing on is humanity. Entire communities and people here and abroad have reaped the benefits of Burch’s business acumen.
A share of the profits from the Nihi Sumba Island resort is given back to the Sumbanese people of Indonesia via the charity Sumba. Sumba works to improve the health of the Sumbanese through improved nutrition. Sumba also provides potable water and offers educational opportunities.
Chris Burch also donates to Mt. Sinai and Langone Hospitals in NYC as well as The Child Welfare League of China and The China Association of Social Work. For his timeline activity update, check this.
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