Glenn Schlossberg has had a very successful career over the past few decades; over that time, he’s been seen as a leader and an innovator in the fashion world. After holding some positions in the fashion industry, Mr. Schlossberg felt an entrepreneurial itch that he needed to scratch. However, he knew he couldn’t do it himself and turned to his wife Zena, who has an MBA from Cornell University. She helped him to write a business plan so that he could attract potential investors.

Eventually, Glenn Schlossberg got the financing he needed to found Jump Design Group in 1990. Over the past thirty years, the company has gone on to become one of the most significant suppliers of quality clothing in the fast-fashion industry. Brands under Jump Design Group’s banner include the likes of Bebe, Marina, Tiana B. and Macy’s spanning formal and everyday wear. Glenn Schlossberg has also run his business somewhat differently than many other American fashion manufacturers; instead of outsourcing the development of products, they’re made domestically.

Throughout this time, Schlossberg and the Jump Design Group has largely focused on creating quality products in an efficient way; this has led to the company being able to keep up with the latest fashion trends. Mr. Schlossberg has also noted that building the company from the ground up is probably his greatest accomplishment. He’s also noted that he’s extremely proud of the philanthropic work, but has said that much of this wouldn’t have been possible if not for Jump. As successful as he’s been, Glenn Schlossberg has learned a variety of lessons that have helped him over his career. One of the most notable of these is the value of hard work; to properly succeed in business, potential entrepreneurs need to be dedicated enough to put in extensive hours of hard work every week. This will often involve putting in a lot of long hours while establishing a business, reports by

Persistence and determination will eventually make the business a success. With all of the success that Glenn Schlossberg has achieved, he’s frequently been asked what advice he would give to someone looking to establish a business. Looking back on his career, he noted that he had very few financial commitments when he founded Jump. Because of that, he was able to take more financial risks during the early part of his career that ended up being successful. Because of that, he’s said that you should start your business as early as possible when you have very few responsibilities outside of the business.