Five months after these co-founders met, they launched One Kings Lane.

By Susan Feldman & Alison Pincus (Co-Founders, One Kings Lane)

The consumer space is filled with countless new ideas, and it’s always exciting to see which ones catapult to become the “next big thing.” While we continue to see startups revolutionizing the way people shop, interact and get inspired, it can be challenging to make your own mark in the world. There’s nothing more empowering than getting your voice heard, and we believe there is always room for fantastic ideas.

For us, we recognized a void online that needed to be filled: There was no exciting, curated destination on the web where consumers could find top designer brands for their home that delivered tremendous value.

Despite starting a new business during the worst economic downturn of our lifetime, our passion consumed us and we forged ahead. Good times or bad, an innovative business can prevail.

A mere five months after we met, we launched One Kings Lane which has changed the way people shop for decor, furniture, and unique vintage finds for their homes.

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