Leaders Perception Magazine is currently running an interview series called – Leadership in Times of Crisis
Today, we had the opportunity to interview Chris Gerbig who is a President / Co-founderat Pink Lily.
Chris Gerbig of Pink Lily: From eBay Side Hustle to 9-Figure E-commerce Success
Thank you so much for joining us today! In this interview, we have the pleasure of speaking with Chris Gerbig, the President and Co-founder of Pink Lily, a highly successful e-commerce company. Chris started his entrepreneurial journey by selling on eBay to supplement his corporate salary. Now, he and his wife have built Pink Lily into a 9-figure business.
In this article, Chris shares his backstory, the initial challenges they faced, and the pivotal moment or strategy that played a significant role in scaling their e-commerce business to success. Let’s dive in and learn from Chris’s inspiring journey!
Interviewee Name: Chris Gerbig
Company: Pink Lily
Chris Gerbig’s favourite quote: “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.”
Thank you so much for joining us today! Tell us a little bit about yourself. What is your backstory?
Chris Gerbig : E-commerce entrepreneur who started out selling on eBay to supplement a corporate salary. Now president of a 9 figure ecommerce company founded by my wife and I
What inspired you to start your e-commerce venture, and what were the initial challenges you faced?
Chris Gerbig : We wanted to make some extra money to pay off our student loans. We faced every challenge imaginable. For starters, we had no idea what we were doing. Never run a business before, never been self employed. Every day was brand new with different challenges and struggles
Can you share a pivotal moment or strategy that played a significant role in scaling your e-commerce business to success?
Chris Gerbig : After a few months of minor success in the business, my wife and I both quit our corporate jobs to run the business full time. This was scary, but it was the best decision we’ve ever made
Leaders Perception would like to thank Chris Gerbig and Pink Lily for the time dedicated to completing this interview and sharing their valuable insights with our readers!
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