7 Phone Stickers Business Success Stories [2023]

7 Phone Stickers Business Success Stories [2023]
Start A Phone Stickers Business

Phone sticker design and printing is a lucrative business and will keep becoming more good years to come. As more people buy smartphones and smart mobile devices, sticker companies will get more profitable.

Starting a phone sticker is not as capital-intensive as other printing businesses. Thus, setting up your own phone sticker business can be great. You can sell stickers from a brick & mortar shop, but making them available online via Etsy and Amazon can be a great business idea.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a phone stickers business:

1. Koa Sticker ($108K/year)

Tim Koa (from Québec, QC, Canada) started Koa Sticker over 2 years ago.

$9K / month
1 founders / 0 employees

Case Study
  • Tim Koa started selling stickers on Etsy as part of a side hustle in mid-pandemic in August 2020.
  • He managed to sell stickers worth around $31,682 in just one year of selling.
  • Tim talks about how he started printing stickers with a cheap printer from Amazon. It cost him so much on the ink cartridges that he decided to switch to a better quality printer.
  • His Etsy store has about 3000 visits per month on average, with a conversion rate of around 8%.


Watch the full video on youtube.com

2. Bonobos ($150M/year)

From the outside, it seemed like Andy Dunn was living the dream. His menswear company, Bonobos, was acquired by Walmart for $310 million in 2017 — the same year he married the love of his life, Manuela. Of course, Andy’s entrepreneurial journey wasn’t without its challenges. Under the surface were m…

Brian Spaly and Andy Dunn (from NYC, NY, USA) started Bonobos about 16 years ago.

$12.5M / month
2 founders / 503 employees

Case Study
  • Brian Spaly and Andy Dunn are co-founders of Bonobos, a well-known men’s clothing brand.
  • Bonobos offers unique styles, designs, cuts, and color palettes to make their customers enthusiastically express their personalities.
  • What started as Spaly's MBA project quickly evolved into a personal quest to create the perfect pair of men's pants that did away with all the typical trappings of boring menswear.
  • Dunn invested his 401k money to launch the website and secure a round of angel funding from venture capitalists and Stanford professors because he strongly believed in Spaly's business idea.
  • In the summer of 2017, Walmart acquired Bonobos for $310 million.


Read the full story on plytix.com ➜

Learn more about starting a phone stickers business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a phone stickers business?
-> Pros and cons of a phone stickers business

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established phone stickers business
-> Marketing ideas for a phone stickers business

Other resources

4. Koa Sticker

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  • Estimated revenue: $9K/month
  • Business rank: #6

Check out their full website ➜

5. WhatsApp.com

  • Website traffic: 2.87B/month
  • Business rank: #64

Check out their full website ➜

6. Walmart

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  • Website traffic: 457M/month
  • Business rank: #98

Check out their full website ➜

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