This week, we had a blast with Marwan Alqayyar, an inspiring young entrepreneur and owner of 207 Kicks in Saco, Maine. We talked about how he began reselling sneakers at the age of 14, how he's expanded from selling to his friends to a brick-and-mortar store, his favorite sneakers, lessons he's learned, what inspires him, and more!
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Marwan Alqayyar is a young entrepreneur who created 207 Kicks - a unique retail business based in Saco, Maine. He started reselling sneakers at the age 14 and kept growing to the point where he opened his own store. 207 Kicks is a buy, sell, trade retail store where they have the largest selection of high-end sneakers and streetwear in Maine. They have received a huge demand for the merchandise they sell and they’re already on the way of expanding.
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