MAKERS Highlight: Alexis Maybank and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson on Creating GILT Groupe

Alexis Maybank & Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, entrepreneurs and graduates of Harvard Business School, are the creators of GILT Groupe. Yes, that's right: you have these two ladies to thank for bringing those incredible online sample sales into your living room. They've sold the clothing of of covetable designers such as Tory Burch, Zac Posen and more -- at insane discounts!

Alexis and Alexandra started GILT Groupe in 2007, and the company has grown exponentially over the last few years, catapulting from a start up with just a few individuals involved, to an internet sensation with over 1000 employees.

The duo are proponents of entrepreneurship, especially among women.

Watch the video above to see more of Alexis and Alexandra's story, and check out the rest of the incredible stories from the women who make America, at MAKERS.com.

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