Growing up in West Helena, Arkansas life wasn't always easy for 22 year old Eric Jones. Eric overcame countless obstacles, including the loss of both parents, but that didn't stop the ambitious 22 year old from creating LFLS Shoes, a company that sells high quality shoes at affordable prices designed in the US and manufactured in Brazil.
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 602
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This series offers viewers an up-close and personal look into the world of the modern American entrepreneur.
As complicated as starting a business may seem, the goal is to demystify the process by sharing the real life experiences of average Americans who are taking control of their own destiny while creating jobs for others.
Over 90% of all companies in America are small businesses.
Those small businesses employee over 50% of all people working in this country.
Today's media rarely focus on the stories of those Americans and their hard work, despite small-businesses being the backbone of the country.
"Start Up" is a explores the next generation of American business owners and the dreams that drive them.
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