EBay is recruiting an unlikely group of new entrepreneurs into its selling ranks – the visually impaired.
Tina Bean’s wish for 2011 is that people will open their wallets more.
“People don’t want to spend money,” said Bean, the owner of Port Arthur, Texas-based pet food dealer, Five Star Feed Store. “They are buying necessities and that’s it.”
TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie created his Santa Monica, California-based company as a vehicle for giving away shoes to needy children, but should the Texas entrepreneur be looking ahead to selling the company and using the money to pursue other philanthropic goals?