50 Companies That Use DHL [2024]

Updated: May 21st, 2022

The global leader in the logistics industry. Specializing in international shipping, courier services and transportation.

We put together a list of the biggest companies that use DHL, along with some DHL testimonials and DHL case studies.

Here's the list:

1. Xero Shoes

Xero Shoes is a shoe brand started by Steven Sashen in 2009. Xero Shoes uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$4M / month
Team
2 founders / 67 employees
Location
Broomfield, Colorado, USA

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Xero Shoes: Growing A Shoe Brand to $460K/month

Xero Shoes, co-founded by Steven Sashen, is a minimalist shoe company that has grown at a rate of 80-102% per year since 2014, with 2017 sales of $5.53M, and has been repeatedly listed as one of INC. 5000’s fastest-growing companies, and has a projected $15M in sales for 2019.

Read by 15,401 founders

2. QALO

QALO is a jewelry making business started by KC Holiday in 2013. QALO uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$2M / month
Team
2 founders / 45 employees
Location
Santa Ana, California, USA

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How KC Holiday Built QALO, A $100MM Silicone Ring Business

QALO co-founders transformed the jewelry industry with their innovative focus on product evolution, resulting in over 2 million community members and more than $100M in revenue since 2013.

Read by 28,826 founders

3. Love Is Project

Love Is Project is a jewelry product started by Chrissie Lam in 2017. Love Is Project uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$200K / month
Team
1 founders / 2 employees
Location
San Francisco, California, USA

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Selling $1.2M Love Bracelets For A Good Cause

Love Is Project generated over $1.2 million in revenue by utilizing a "Pay It Forward" business model, creating 1,200+ jobs for female artisans around the world, and utilizing storytelling to attract and retain customers.

Read by 8,473 founders

4. Pain Care Labs a dba of MMJ Labs

Pain Care Labs a dba of MMJ Labs is a medical device company started by Amy Baxter MD in 2006. Pain Care Labs a dba of MMJ Labs uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$208K / month
Team
1 founders / 7 employees
Location
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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How A Doctor Got On Shark Tank And Saved 31M People From Pain

Pain Care Labs, founded by a pediatric emergency doctor after inventing a vibrating ice pack bee, Buzzy, has sold over 31 million units while focusing on non-pharmaceutical pain relief, and recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for their latest product, DuoTherm.

Read by 24,340 founders

5. SmartyPits

SmartyPits is a deodorant brand started by Stacia Guzzo in 2014. SmartyPits uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$183K / month
Team
2 founders / 13 employees
Location
Bend, OR, USA

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How Stacia Guzzo Pivoted and Started A $58K/Month Deodorant Product

SmartyPits is a fast-growing deodorant company that has gone from making under $100,000 in 2016 to making over $500,000 by Q3 2018, after the founder's experience as a breast cancer survivor led to developing an aluminum-free deodorant.

Read by 13,468 founders

6. Rwanda Bean Coffee

Rwanda Bean Coffee is a coffee roasting business started by Mike Mwenedata in 2014. Rwanda Bean Coffee uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$90K / month
Team
1 founders / 20 employees
Location
South Portland, Maine, USA

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How A Rwandan Immigrant Started A Coffee Roasting Business

Rwandan immigrant Mike Mwenedata co-founded Rwanda Bean Coffee Company, which increased revenue from under $3,000 per month to over $45k per month in less than one year, by sourcing and roasting single-origin coffee from Rwanda and investing 50% of the profits back into the farm communities.

Read by 5,310 founders

7. NOVO watch

NOVO watch is a watch brand started by Steve Christensen in 2011. NOVO watch uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$20K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Alberta, Canada

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Steve Christensen Is Building Watches From Old Train Tracks

Novo Watch creates unique, handcrafted watches made from reclaimed materials, with the Coalbanks collection watch selling out immediately and achieving their first-ever $16,000 day.

Read by 5,604 founders

8. Million Dollar Collar

Million Dollar Collar is a men's clothing line started by Rob Kessler in 2013. Million Dollar Collar uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$40K / month
Team
3 founders / 0 employees
Location
Atlanta, GA, USA

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How Rob Kessler Invented A Permanent Collar Stay for Dress Shirts

Rob Kessler, co-founder of Million Dollar Collar, invented the world's first permanently installed placket stay for dress shirts that has already helped people in 100 countries upgrade 200,000 of their own dress shirts, with aims of changing the dress shirt industry as a whole.

Read by 7,262 founders

9. Gold Pan Pete Design

Gold Pan Pete Design is a jewelry making business started by Alex Moore in 2012. Gold Pan Pete Design uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$2.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Queenstown, New Zealand

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How A Teacher Started A Successful Handmade Jewelry Business Online

A primary school teacher found his passion for jewelry-making, turning it into a successful business generating $2500-3000 per month through sales at the Creative Queenstown Arts and Crafts Market, online, and through stockists, with plans to expand and eventually make it his full-time profession.

Read by 42,704 founders

10. Tini Lux

Tini Lux is an earring business started by Jackie Burke in 2017. Tini Lux uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$260K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
New York, New York, USA

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How I Launched A Profitable Earrings Business In One Year

Tini Lux is a profitable e-commerce fashion business that provides a line of fashion earrings specifically for women with metal allergies that has gained a loyal following from its target demographic of women aged 18-45 in 15 months since launching.

Read by 20,927 founders

11. The Cut Buddy

The Cut Buddy is a men's grooming company started by Joshua Esnard in 2015. The Cut Buddy uses DHL for their business.

Team
2 founders / 4 employees
Location
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

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12. GloveStix

GloveStix is a cleaning products business started by Krista Woods in 2014. GloveStix uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$60K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Ashburn, Virginia, USA

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13. Everest Horology Products

Everest Horology Products is a watch accessories business started by Michael DiMartini in 2012. Everest Horology Products uses DHL for their business.

Team
2 founders / 8 employees
Location
Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

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14. Matador

Matador is a travel products business started by Chris Clearman in 2014. Matador uses DHL for their business.

Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Boulder, Colorado, USA

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15. The Airhook

The Airhook is an IoT startup started by Craig Rabin in 2014. The Airhook uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$8K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA

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How I Invented The Ultimate Flying Gadget And Landed Massive Press

Craig Rabin invented The Airhook, a two-in-one beverage holder and electronics device holder that attaches to a closed tray table, and successfully launched it through a crowdfunding campaign that raised $15,000 from 750 backers, and went on to ship to every U.S. state and 73 countries, win Travel Product of the Year in 2019, and being featured in over 100 publications.

Read by 18,507 founders

16. SEATYLOCK

SEATYLOCK is a sell security vehicles started by Michael Shenkerman in 2012. SEATYLOCK uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$250K / month
Team
3 founders / 22 employees
Location
21007 Superior St 21007 Superior St, Chatsworth, CA 91311

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How I Started An Innovative Bike Lock Generating Over $1M/Year

Israeli entrepreneur Michael Shenkerman co-founded Seatylock, developing and manufacturing innovative high-end bike locks including its first-ever product, a hybrid bicycle seat and lock combination that raised $44,000 in a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2013, with sales growing steadily each year to around $120,000 a month today.

Read by 8,364 founders

17. Smoove

Smoove is a bicycle company started by Ruan Deyzel in 2008. Smoove uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$25K / month
Team
1 founders / 5 employees
Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

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How I Started A $300K/Year Bike Lube Business From South Africa

How Ruan Deyzel started a 300k/year business in the South African cycling industry by developing, manufacturing, and selling an innovative bike chain lube that solves a common problem, growing 60% year on year, and exporting to 15 countries.

Read by 9,122 founders

18. Stib

Stib is an art business started by Emily Sayer in 2018. Stib uses DHL for their business.

Team
1 founders / 0 employees

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19. Toybox

Toybox is a toy maker started by Ben Baltes in 2017. Toybox uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$200K / month
Team
4 founders / 3 employees
Location
Oakland, California, USA

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On Creating A 3D Printer And Creativity Platform For Kids

Toybox Labs co-founder and CEO Ben Baltes shares his journey of creating a 3D printer and creativity platform for kids, including brutal setbacks and incredible successes, resulting in millions of dollars of revenue a year, and offers a discount for those interested in purchasing.

Read by 9,615 founders

20. Bio-One

Bio-One is a crime scene cleanup business started by Nick-Anthony Zamucen in 2008. Bio-One uses DHL for their business.

Team
1 founders / 7 employees
Location
Greenwood Village, Colorado, USA

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How I Created A $1.2M/Month Crime Scene Cleanup Business

Bio-One Inc. founder Nick-Anthony Zamucen created the world's first multi-million dollar crime and trauma scene cleaning franchise, with over 90 franchises nationwide and over 350 units sold, while sticking to his motto of "Help First, Business Second."

Read by 20,051 founders

21. Life and Limb Printing

Life and Limb Printing is a screen printing business started by Adam Tanaka in 2010. Life and Limb Printing uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$80K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees
Location
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

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From Scrubbing Floors To Running A $1M Screen Printing Business

This case study features an entrepreneur who started a screen printing company with no financing or investors, and despite struggling for the first few years, was able to grow his business to hit $80,000 in revenue in October 2018 and is set to hit $1 million by the end of 2019.

Read by 16,484 founders

22. Innerglow Art

Innerglow Art is an art business started by Sarah Hickey in 2016. Innerglow Art uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$4.3K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Plano, Texas, USA

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How I Turned My Hobby For Painting Into A Successful Art Business

Innerglow Art is a successful custom abstract painting business that incorporates scripture and personable connection with buyers to produce beautiful and unique artwork.

Read by 52,692 founders

23. Good Look Gamer

Good Look Gamer is a board game business started by Dennis Michels in 2018. Good Look Gamer uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$2K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Brielle, South Holland, The Netherlands

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On Launching An Online Store While Recovering From An Illness At Home

Good Look Gamer is a successful online board game store that has generated $1,600 in turnover per month; founder Dennis Michels went through many trial and error proceses that formulated his successful marketing strategy, focusing heavily on being approachable and friendly to his client base.

Read by 8,353 founders

24. Scrubblade Inc.

Scrubblade Inc. is an aftermarket car parts business started by Billy Westbrook in 2007. Scrubblade Inc. uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$325K / month
Team
1 founders / 6 employees
Location
Temecula, California, USA

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How I Invented A Better Windshield Wiper And A $2M/Year Business

Scrubbleblade is a windshield wiper company that sells #1 in the H.D. trucking industry and was awarded wiper blade of the year by Frost & Sullivan in 2018; they focus on a specific target customer while offering subscriptions and utilizing social media.

Read by 15,087 founders

25. Xena Intelligence

Xena Intelligence is an amazon business started by Akhil Suresh Nair in 2020. Xena Intelligence uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$25K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees
Location
Boston, MA, USA

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How Two Friends From India Bootstrapped A Management Consulting Business

Two friends from India co-founded a management consulting firm that offers free basic business assessment tools and paid in-depth analysis tests, with 50 businesses taking the free assessment test and 4 clients paying for the in-depth analysis test, resulting in $23,000 in revenue in just a month.

Read by 6,597 founders

26. Wolf Spirit Distillery

Wolf Spirit Distillery is a liquor company started by Umberto Luchini in 2017. Wolf Spirit Distillery uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$300K / month
Team
1 founders / 5 employees
Location
Eugene, Oregon, USA

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How I Started A Vodka Brand Doing $100K/Month

Wolf Spirit Distillery, founded by Umberto Luchini, has experienced rapid growth by expanding to 23 states in the first six months of the year and aims to reach a total of 40 states by year end, despite initial start-up costs of over $1.5 million for Blood x Sweat x Tears vodka.

Read by 29,029 founders

27. Scarpetta Shoes

Scarpetta Shoes is an ecommerce store started by Adam Dwidari in . Scarpetta Shoes uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$350K / month
Team
1 founders / 25 employees
Location
Columbus, Ohio, USA

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How I Started A $3.6MM/Year Business Selling Designer Women's Shoes

Scarpetta Shoes saw sales increase over 200% in 2018-2019, achieving a revenue of $3.6 million annually. They now ship to over 60 countries, have an inventory of over 40,000 pairs of shoes, and plan to expand their brick and mortar presence to account for 80% of profits by 2020.

Read by 6,317 founders

28. tutiendaenergetica.es

tutiendaenergetica.es is an eBikes business started by Borja Eraso in 2009. tutiendaenergetica.es uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$110K / month
Team
2 founders / 11 employees
Location
Pamplona, Navarre, Spain

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How I Started A $110,000/Month Business With My Father Selling Green Tech Products

Learn how a Spanish green tech retail business increased revenue year to date by as much as the entire revenue from 2018, with the aim of reaching USD 1 million in 2019, by introducing ad-hoc technical proposals, professional installation services and designing and manufacturing lithium-ion batteries for electric mobility vehicles.

Read by 9,599 founders

29. The Good Scoop

The Good Scoop is an ice cream product started by Stephen Layton in 2016. The Good Scoop uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$16K / month
Team
2 founders / 1 employees
Location
Sacramento, California, USA

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On Starting A $16K/Month Handmade Natural Ice Cream Business

The Good Scoop, a California-based artisanal ice cream shop, started with a small Italian countertop ice cream maker and now has a production facility, wholesaling to various venues, offering frequent scooper programs, and using Instagram as their primary advertising platform.

Read by 15,517 founders

30. Mapsery

Mapsery is a city maps business started by Love Regefalk in 2017. Mapsery uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$3.5K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

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How Two Brothers Started A $3.5K/Month Side Hustle Sells Custom Maps

How a pair of engineering students co-founded Mapsery, a unique custom map poster business, and grew it into a $3.5k/month side hustle with a 25% profit margin in just over two years, despite facing increasing competition in the map poster niche.

Read by 8,861 founders

31. DSM

DSM is a marketing agency started by Darren Magarro in 2007. DSM uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$500K / month
Team
1 founders / 14 employees
Location
Midland Park, NJ, USA

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How I Started A $230K/Month Marketing Agency From My Porch

This case study follows the journey of Darren Magarro, who started DSM, a full-service marketing and PR firm from his porch with just a laptop and IKEA furniture, and has since grown it to 18 employees with 334% growth since 2014, utilizing organic and paid digital media, traditional media, and a full-service creative team.

Read by 8,050 founders

32. LogoClothz

LogoClothz is a tablecloth business started by Paul Bucklin & Ryan Cunningham in 2019. LogoClothz uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$15K / month
Team
2 founders / 2 employees
Location
Homestead, Florida, USA

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How I Started A $15K/Month Business Selling Custom-Printed Tablecloths

Logoclothz is a profitable startup that simplifies the process of buying promotional products, specializing in custom tablecloths, with an average revenue of $15K per month and a 40% growth rate per month within only 9 months of operation.

Read by 8,973 founders

33. Mahiya

Mahiya is a fashion accessories brand started by Alex and Ryan Hutchinson in . Mahiya uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$87K / month
Team
2 founders / 1 employees
Location
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

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How A Couple Started A $75K/Month Bohemian Leather Accessories Company

Australian-based fashion accessories label Mahiya sees an average of $75,000 in sales each month through its website, showroom, and boutique wholesaler customers, after husband-and-wife team Ryan and Alex Hutchinson invested AUD20,000 ($13,462) and started working from their bedroom in 2013.

Read by 6,870 founders

34. Labor Sync

Labor Sync is a time tracking app started by Dean A. Logan in 2009. Labor Sync uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$185K / month
Team
3 founders / 12 employees
Location
New Jersey, USA

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How I Launched A $185K/Month Employee Time & GPS Tracking App

Labor Sync is a mobile application that provides business owners with the ability to track the time and GPS location of their mobile workforce and after just one year of use, they saved $104,000 across 45 employees despite starting off with no funds for advertising or marketing.

Read by 7,852 founders

35. No Cold Feet LLC

No Cold Feet LLC is a socks business started by Mari & Matt McNamara in 2016. No Cold Feet LLC uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$20K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

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How We Started A $18K/Month Fun And Colorful Groomsmen Socks Company

No Cold Feet is a gifting company founded by Mari and Matt McNamara that focuses on fun and colorful sock designs for groomsmen gifts and has cumulatively sold over 10k orders in the last three years, passing $200k in revenue last year.

Read by 10,330 founders

36. All Citizens

All Citizens is a men's underwear brand started by Danny Charbonnet in 2016. All Citizens uses DHL for their business.

Team
1 founders / 1 employees

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37. Parker Baby Co.

Parker Baby Co. is a children's clothing business started by Kirsten and Sam in 2015. Parker Baby Co. uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$500K / month
Team
2 founders / 2 employees
Location
Colorado, USA

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How We Started A $325K/Month Practical Baby Products Brand

Husband and wife team from Colorado started Parker Baby Co. in 2015, specializing in practical baby products that experienced rapid sales growth of 300%, 87%, and 48% in 2017-2019 and is expecting more than 65% growth in 2020, with $325k monthly earnings.

Read by 11,806 founders

38. Sanuku APM Limited

Sanuku APM Limited is a supplements company started by Kel STUART in 2017. Sanuku APM Limited uses DHL for their business.

Team
1 founders / 4 employees

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How I Started A $75K/Month Liposomal Natural Health Products Brand

A health supplement company established in 2017, with revenue streams from different brands, aims to hit the 1 million EUR mark this financial year, having shipped orders to over 30 countries with over 20 products on its main sales site, primarily from organic traffic, and building trust and brand authority organically.

Read by 7,211 founders

39. Meowijuana

Meowijuana is a catnip products started by Chris Glissman in 2015. Meowijuana uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$200K / month
Team
1 founders / 11 employees
Location
Lenexa, Kansas, USA

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How I Started A $200K/Month Catnip, Cat Toys And Treats Brand

Meowijuana, a catnip company founded in a one-car garage, has now become an emerging global brand with $200K in monthly revenue, selling catnip products in thousands of pet retailers worldwide, with 90% of sales coming from brick and mortar stores and national retail chains.

Read by 14,367 founders

40. Rosebud Woman

Rosebud Woman is a body care products started by Christine Marie Mason in 2017. Rosebud Woman uses DHL for their business.

Team
1 founders / 5 employees
Location
Venice, Veneto, Italy

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41. Olive + Piper

Olive + Piper is a jewelry making business started by Tania Yan in 2012. Olive + Piper uses DHL for their business.

Team
1 founders / 6 employees
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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42. Ohrna

Ohrna is a lifestyle product brand started by Jhumkee Iyengar in 2017. Ohrna uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$1K / month
Team
1 founders / 2 employees
Location
Pune, Maharashtra, India

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On Starting A Handmade Sustainable Fair-Trade Lifestyle Products Brand

Ohrna is a sustainable lifestyle products brand that empowers rural women in India by providing them with training and resources to create embroidered jute products, with current revenues of around $12,000 and 15 women employed.

Read by 8,592 founders

43. Merci Maman

Merci Maman is a jewelry making business started by Arnaud de Montille in 2007. Merci Maman uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$400K / month
Team
2 founders / 42 employees
Location

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How We Started A $400K/Month Personalized Hand-Engraved Jewelry Business

Merci Maman is a personalized jewelry brand founded in 2007 by Arnaud and Béatrice de Montille, generating over $5m in sales annually with flagship product 'Duchess Necklace' still a best-seller, shipping 75k orders a year worldwide with profits completely reinvested back into the business.

Read by 8,308 founders

44. Knee Deep Limited LLC

Knee Deep Limited LLC is an ecommerce store started by Garret "Buddy" Lamp in . Knee Deep Limited LLC uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$40K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Holstein, Iowa, USA

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How We Designed And Launched The First-Ever Bibs For Work And Play

Muff Waders is a fun yet practical product that combines bibs for working outdoors with additional features such as insulated coolers, concealed pockets and a bottle opener; since launching in September 2019, they have been averaging $3,600 a month in sales.

Read by 6,669 founders

45. Anuprerna

Anuprerna is an etsy shop started by Amit Singha in 1985. Anuprerna uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$15K / month
Team
1 founders / 15 employees
Location
Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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How I Started A $15K/Month Platform To Sell Ethical Sustainable Artisanal Textiles

Anuprerna is an artisanal sustainable textile brand selling exclusive textiles, scarves, garments, and natural fabrics across the B2B segment, gradually reaching overseas and B2C clients through their online platform, social media presence, and other third-party platforms.

Read by 7,468 founders

46. Joule

Joule is a charging accessories business started by Mario Cesar in 2019. Joule uses DHL for their business.

Team
1 founders / 1 employees

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47. Virtual Assistant Services

Virtual Assistant Services is a virtual assistant started by Sunder P in . Virtual Assistant Services uses DHL for their business.

Team
1 founders / 150 employees

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48. mazi + zo

mazi + zo is a jewelry product started by Lizzy Klein in 2019. mazi + zo uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$5K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees

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Launching A Jewelry Brand By Focusing On An Unattended Niche

Mazi + Zo offers high-quality and modern jewelry for sorority sisters and other women, developed by founder Lizzy Klein after discovering a lack of stylish options in the market, and is now expanding into the broader market with organic social media being the most successful channel.

Read by 9,009 founders

49. Tampa Bay Business & Wealth

Tampa Bay Business & Wealth is a digital magazine started by Bridgette Bello in 2018. Tampa Bay Business & Wealth uses DHL for their business.

Team
3 founders / 3 employees

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50. Boystrous

Boystrous is a men's clothing line started by Anastasia Osindero in 2020. Boystrous uses DHL for their business.

Revenue
$150 / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees

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Launching A Menswear Brand During COVID Lockdown

Boystrous is a rising menswear brand launched during the pandemic, which commenced with an assortment of graphic t-shirts attracting worldwide influencers and an impressive 90% traffic increase on social media platforms through using a paid advertisement strategy.

Read by 7,683 founders

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