Young, beautiful, intuitive, Alexandra Pierre, is already an essential image of entrepreneurial success in the Haitian diaspora. The young female entrepreneur owns Lexie Store, an online store, and has opened several other branches in a relatively short time.
Portrait of this successful model
In a world where business is generally run by men, Alexandra Pierre stands out and has carved out a place for herself in the sun. Starting from nothing, she managed to establish herself by setting up Lexie store, her company that she saw take its first steps and grow.
This girl from Haiti was born and grew up in Léogâne.
As a child, motivated by her mother who was a trader, she developed a passion for trade very early on. As a teenager, she says that at only 11 years old, she was already saving her pocket money. “ Every money my parents gave me to go to school, I put it aside. When my nest egg came to 150 gourdes for the summer, I convinced my godmother to take me to the market. I bought small fish that I prepared and then sold them every day. I reaped a lot of benefits. With this money, I bought balloons, firecrackers, dolls and the like that I sold during the year-end period . ”
While in adolescence, young people think to go out and have fun, Alexandra Pierre was already doing market research. “ In high school I noticed my classmates liked hair clips, when I wore new ones they took them from me “. Annoyed by this situation, she decides to buy some to resell them. From there, her small business began to
When she turned 18, the young woman began to import into the neighboring Republic. She leaves for the United States in 2012 but this change will not upset her dreams. Lexie Store is the same store I had when I was 18, she says proudly. With a lot of hard work and discipline she succeeded.
Alexandra Pierre is married and the mother of three children. She advises young people who would like to embark on entrepreneurship to keep their resolve. “Running a business takes time, passion, but above all love. You have to love what you do and have organization in your finances. ”
She adds that positivity and hard work always pays off.
The Lexie store is available at from the link www.lexiestores.com
In Léogane under the name of Rheggstore.
Eleine E. Jn Pierre
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