Samson Martin creator Kim Price sells t-shirts with Do in for pregnant women telling the birth month.
Kim operates the business in the basement, selling over a million dollars worth of the t-shirts. Her sales dropped with the economic downturn, causing her to refocus on becoming more affordable.
Samson Martin Sales were hot before the market downturn
Samson Martin sales were hot a few years before, but they have dropped. How does she get the marketplace back?
Kevin O'Leary thinks the market is limited to pregnant women holds the business back.
Kim is looking for help with contacts and developing a new product line.
Daymond tells Robert that the clothing industry is trying to move their inventory that they are stuck because of the environment.
Samson Martin Episode Statistics
Company: Samson Martin
Entrepreneurs: Kim Price
Ask: $50,000 for 15% equity
Companies in this episode: CittiKitty, Samson Martin, Aldo Orta Jewelry, OneSole Shoes
Season 2 Episode 208
Sharks: Kevin Harrington, Daymond John, Kevin O'Leary, Barbara Corcoran, Robert Herjavec
First Aired: 05/12/2011
Deal: No Deal
What do the Shark Tank Investors say about Samson Martin
Kevin Harrington says the business has too many moving parts and so, he is out.
Daymond John is out because he believes the brand is a victim of the environment.
Kevin O'Leary thinks this is the t-shirt deal from hell. He is trying to find something, anything, but it is all death and destruction. He is out. Kevin only worries about the death of the money.
Barbara Corcoran is not sold on the due in part, so she is out.
Robert Herjavec is not willing to fight the battle of turning her sales around. He is out.
After Shark Tank – Samson Martin
The Samson Martin website is gone, and the domain is up for sale. The last post on the Facebook fan page is from 2015. It appears that the business is no more.