The chief executive and founder of the shapewear company Spanx surprised employees with two first-class plane tickets and $10,000 each.
- How much did Sara Blakely spend to start her company in 2000 and what did she pledge it would be worth when people laughed 21 years ago?
- What fact points to why Blakely is encouraging more support for female-led businesses?
- What is the valuation of Sara Blakely’s company today? Who has the last laugh?
Yang, M. (2021). Spanx chief gives all employees first-class plane tickets and $10,000. The Guardian, Oct. 25 (Retrievable online at https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/oct/25/spanx-chief-gives-employees-first-class-plane-tickets-10000).