03/26/2013 10:59 am ET

Nasty Gal, Start-up Fashion Store On eBay, Is One The Fastest Growing Retailers

If ever there were a Cinderella of tech, Sophia Amoruso might be it.

Nasty Gal is “the fastest-growing retailer in the country,” its founder, Sophia Amoruso, says. In 2006, Ms. Amoruso was a 22-year-old community college dropout, living in her step-aunt’s cottage, working at an art school checking student IDs for $13 an hour. Then she started a side project, Nasty Gal, an eBay page that sold vintage women’s clothing.

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