It was my pleasure to finally meet Elle Boetticher owner of Pro Elvis Jumpsuits in person after watching her pitched on Dragons’ Den and wrote about her business in 2009. The following is my video interview with Elle at Brett Wilson’s Garden Party 2011.
The following are a few highlights of my video interview with Elle,
0:00 Elle talks about her Pro Elvis Jumpsuits business and shows of her products.
0:43 How much did Brett invest and when was it? For the loan, what was the interest rate?
1:42 How was the money (both investment and loan from Brett) used?
2:10 Big part of a show is for “Elvis” to give away scarf, a new product from Pro Elvis Jumpsuits.
2:45 How will the business be expanded?
3:24 The business is expanding and new people hired?
3:51 On average how long does it take to work on a suite? (from 10 – 100 hours!)
4:32 How much are the more expensive vs the less expensive suits?
5:02 Has Brett made his money back yet? How does Brett see his investment in Pro Elvis Jumpsuits?
6:20 How big of an impact has Brett’s investment been on the business and on Elle’s life?
7:03 Pro Elvis Jumpsuits is a well known brand in the business? What kind of sales make you guys number 2 in the business?
8:37 The ready-to-wear collections vs the custom made styles.