Chinese American shoe king died in a fire

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 Chinese American shoe king died in a fire


Xie Jiahua was born in December 1973 in Illinois and graduated from Harvard University. His parents came from Taiwan. Zappos was founded around 1999 and its business is booming. It was acquired by Amazon in 2009. Xie Jiahua retired in August after leading the company for about 20 years.

Ivanka and Xie Jiahua (twitter)

On November 18, Xie Jiahua was visiting his family in Connecticut when his room caught fire and died. According to China Overseas Chinese network on November 29, according to the United States world daily reports, 27 died in the company of his family. Megan farzio, a spokesman for the downtown partnership he founded, confirmed Xies death.

In 1999, 24-year-old Xie Jiahua co founded Zappos with Alfred Lin, a Chinese American, and Nick swinmurn, a British industrialist. Users buy a pair of shoes, and Zappos sends out three sizes. After users try on the shoes, they leave the most suitable pair and send the other two back. The freight is borne by zppos. The unique and innovative sales method has made Zappos popular. In 2008, the sales volume exceeded 1 billion US dollars and was acquired by Amazon in 2009.

Xie Jiahuas RV (World Daily)

According to China News Network earlier reported, according to the US Star Island daily, New York Institute of fashion design (Fashion Institute of Technology) 2011 graduation ceremony, invited Chinese entrepreneur Tony Heieh to give a speech, about his legendary entrepreneurial history from Harvard computer genius to Internet hundreds of millions of shoe king.

For young people who have just stepped out of school, the second element of success is passion, Xie added. He suggested that students think about what they like to do best. It is very simple to want to know what they like best, just think about whether they are willing to do this job in the next ten years. Dont chase those useless notes, but chase your dreams. He explained that dont just think about making money, because only then can you get the third element of success, happiness. He said that only by doing what one likes can one really go to the road of making money. In the end, it is luck. In fact, the God of destiny favors everyone, but only those who are prepared can show their light when good luck comes. Daily economic news comprehensive overseas network, China new network, China Overseas Chinese network source: Daily Economic News responsible editor: Chen Hequn_ NB12679

For young people who have just stepped out of school, the second element of success is passion, Xie added. He suggested that students think about what they like to do best. It is very simple to want to know what they like best, just think about whether they are willing to do this job in the next ten years. Dont chase those useless notes, but chase your dreams. He explained that dont just think about making money, because only then can you get the third element of success, happiness. He said that only by doing what one likes can one really go to the road of making money. In the end, it is luck. In fact, the God of destiny favors everyone, but only those who are prepared can show their light when good luck comes.

Daily economic news comprehensive overseas network, China new network, China Overseas Chinese network