COOPS kicks IN the news

Coops Kicks and Elliot Cooper, its founder, have been recognized in multiple news stories in 2021.

 

 

international business times – Inspirational Stories Of 5 Young Entrepreneurs Who Embraced Ecopreneurship And Became Successful – December 29, 2021

 

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New business owners should give more preference to the existence of a tradeoff between economic gains and eco-social goals. Is there a chance that sustainable development will yield profits? Nevertheless, researchers reported finding a direct connection between environmentalism and entrepreneurialism. Therefore, ecopreneurship is the best solution.

Elliot Cooper, CEO of Coops Kicks: In 2017, Elliot Cooper, a 13-year-old boy from a Brooklyn high school, launched an online sneaker reselling business called Coops Kicks. He focuses on “hyped” sneakers which have high margins and scarce supply (Air Jordans, Yeezys, etc.). Some of his customers include high-profile celebrities and athletes.

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FOX CHRONICLE – TOP 10 YOUNG ENVIRONMENTALISTS- JULY 21, 2021

 

By Mac Venucci 

 

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Coop Kicks Founded By Elliot Cooper (excerpt)

 

Coops Kicks is a Brooklyn, New Yorkbased Instagram sneaker and streetwear retailer. It was founded by Elliot Cooper in 2017 (when he was 13 years old) with the aim to offer high-demand, limited-edition footwear. Coops Kicks has been an environmentally conscious company since its inception. Its goal is to maximize profit while achieving environmental and economic sustainability by recycling and redistributing new and used footwear.

 

Elliot Cooper teamed up with GotSneakers, a sneaker recycling group, to help minimize pollution from shoe waste – and launched a fundraising program. All the revenue generated from this program is earmarked to be donated to The Ocean Cleanup, a Dutch-based nonprofit engineering environmental group that develops technologies to recover plastic trash from the oceans and intercept it in rivers before it reaches the sea. Follow Coop.Kicks on Instagram.

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yahoo finance – coops kicks and brooklyn entrEpreneur, elliot cooper, launch sneaker drive fundraiser to raise money for the ocean cleanup – june 12, 2021

 

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Coops Kicks and Brooklyn entrepreneur, Elliot Cooper, is holding an athletic shoe drive fundraiser on June 15, 2021 to raise money for The Ocean Cleanup. Coops Kicks will earn funds based on the total quantity of gently worn, used, and new sneakers collected. Got Sneakers, a social enterprise, will issue funds in compensation for the collected sneakers. Anyone can help by simply donating gently worn, used, and new sneakers. Those funds will benefit The Ocean Cleanup, a nonprofit engineering environmental organization based in the Netherlands, that develops technology to extract plastic pollution from the oceans and intercept it in rivers before it can reach the ocean.

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CRIXEO – ELLIOT COOPER MADE THOUSANDS RESELLING HYPED SNEAKERS IN HIGH SCHOOL: HERE’S HOW HE DID IT – JULY 2, 2021

 

By Gerard DePaul

 

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Elliot Cooper Started Coops Kicks When He Was 13 Years Old (excerpt)

 

If you’re a sneakerhead, then you know that reselling sneakers can be a lucrative business. But did you know that you can make thousands of dollars reselling sneakers while in high school? Elliot Cooper and Coops Kicks is a perfect example of this.

 

Cooper is just your average high schooler. He’s attending classes, doing homework, and hanging out with friends, but if you take a closer look at this 17-year old reseller, you’ll realize that he’s making major money reselling hyped sneakers on Instagram.

 

Cooper started reselling sneakers when he was just 13 years old. He would buy hyped sneakers like Air Jordans and Yeezys at retail price, and then resell them for a profit on Instagram and other online marketplaces.

 

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SLIMGER – INTERVIEW WITH ELLIOT COOPER, HIGH SCHOOL CEO OF COOPS KICKS – September 29, 2021

 

By Peter Lynch

 

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Where did the idea for Coops Kicks come from?

The idea for Coops Kicks came from my love of sneakers and streetwear culture. It started as my hobby and ultimately turned into a profitable company.

What does your typical day look like and how do you make it productive?

Obviously, because I am in high school I am not able to dedicate the hours needed to my company. My classes end at 4:30 PM. I then pick up the boxes from my house and deliver them to the shipping store. I post my inventory and answer messages from customers. I make sure to dedicate at least 30 minutes to my celebrity clientele. I usually end my day packing up items that were sold and placing them by the door for tomorrow’s delivery. After work, I study and hang out with friends (like a regular high-schooler).

 

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FAST FASHION IS KILLING US – MAY 7, 2021

 

By Renotoo Ramos

 

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Sneakers, Fast Fashion & Sustainability

It’s no secret that sneakers have become a staple in many wardrobes. What once began as a trend for athletes and hip-hop stars has now become commonplace for people of all ages and styles. And while there are many different types of sneakers to choose from, the ones that have seen the most growth in recent years are undoubtedly those made for fast fashion. But what exactly makes these sneakers so popular? And more importantly, is it sustainable to wear them?

The amount of water and energy used to produce a pair of sneakers is staggering, and when you consider how often sneakers are discarded or replaced, it’s clear that we need to find a better way. Unlike other garments, sneakers can last for years with proper care.

Everyone knows that it’s important to be sustainable. But what does that really mean? For me, it means trying to reduce my impact on the environment as much as possible and looking for ways to reuse or recycle materials. It also means supporting businesses and organizations that are committed to sustainability. One of my favorites is Coops Kicks, a Brooklyn-based Instagram sneaker retailer founded by Elliot Cooper in 2017 (when he was 13 years old). Coops Kicks teamed up with Got Sneakers, a sneaker recycling group, to help minimize pollution from shoe waste and launched a sneaker fundraising drive. This high schooler went door-to-door collecting used sneakers from his customers and friends.

 

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newswires – coops kicks launches sneaker drive fundraiser TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE OCEAN CLEANUP – april 20, 2021

 

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BROOKLYN, NY, USA, April 20, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Coops Kicks is holding an athletic shoe drive fundraiser on June 15, 2021, to raise money for The Ocean Cleanup. Coops Kicks will earn funds based on the total quantity of gently worn, used, and new sneakers collected. Got Sneakers, a social enterprise, will issue funds in compensation for the collected sneakers. Anyone can help by simply donating gently worn, used, and new sneakers. Those funds will benefit The Ocean Cleanup, a nonprofit engineering environmental organization based in the Netherlands, that develops technology to extract plastic pollution from the oceans and intercept it in rivers before it can reach the ocean.

 

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