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Najah Lorde's living room has become her makeshift corporate office.
It's where the businesses-savvy teen prepares hundreds of bags of girl scout cookies before distribution.
"When they say oh I'll take one box, you gotta push it a little bit, oh what about two boxes?" she explained.
It's that kind of perseverance that helped Lorde... Read more »
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Out of over thousands of girls from across the five boroughs, one Manhattan teen has shown that with determination and confidence, any girl can be one tough cookie.
This year Olivia Cranshaw, 14, has earned the title of New York City’s top Girl Scout cookie seller after selling a total of 1,745 boxes during the six week 2015-2016 sale period.
A... Read more »
Earlier this week, the Girl Scouts of the USA announced that for the first time ever, girls will soon be able to sell cookies online. Of course, girls will still be able to sell cookies via the tried-and-true traditional methods, but... Read more »
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New York City's Girl Scout Cookie Problem
Metro Money: Anne Kadet Examines the Hurdles to Sales Success for Local Scouts
New York is a rough town for entrepreneurs. The crazy logistics, the high cost of doing business, the cutthroat... Read more »
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It’s that time of the year again: Girl Scout cookie time!
Who could resist a chocolatey thin mint or that delicious toasted coconut on a Samoa? Well 12-year-old Najah Lorde had a lot of customers who could not resist!
The Girl Scout from Troop 4287 in Queens sold over 2500 boxes, making her New York City’s top seller. Najah stopped by to tell us just... Read more »
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MEET NYC'S TOP GIRL SCOUT COOKIE SELLERS
By Stefanie Tuder
Top cookie seller is a coveted title and one New York City’s Girl Scouts battle for year after year. Two Scouts in particular, Najah Lorde and Olivia Cranshaw, both 12, have been in the top two spots for the past two... Read more »
To read today's article in the New York Daily News, click HERE.
QUEENS SCOUT SELLS 2,833 BOXES OF COOKIES TO BECOME CITY'S TOP SELLER.
Najah Lorde, a 12-year-old from Springfield Gardens, managed to sell 1,722 more boxes than last year, beating her 11-year-old rival Olivia Cranshaw.
BY LISA L. COLANGELO / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
That's a lot of cookie dough!
Najah Lorde, of Queens, sold... Read more »
By Kristy Sisko, Girl Scouts of Greater New York Leadership Advisory Board Member
I was a Girl Scout for over ten years. During that time, I learned a great many things – from how to be an entrepreneur by managing my own cookie sales to effectively working as part of a team and the importance of striving for excellence.
In 2001 I started working for Vault.com as a... Read more »
By Regan Sims, Ambassador Girl Scout from Troop 3054
When I joined the Girl Scouts of Greater New York seven years ago I knew I was going to have a great time with my fellow Girl Scouts; what I didn’t expect back then was that my participation in this wonderful organization would open up such fantastic opportunities to me. The most recent opportunity was my... Read more »
By Barbara Murphy-Warrington, CEO, Girl Scouts of Greater New York
Dear Girl Scout Family,
During this holiday season, we'd like to express our gratitude to you and your troop for all your efforts that made the 2011-2012 Cookie Program a great success. Last year we sold 1,226,006 boxes - a 13% increase over the previous year. Because of your hard work, these funds have... Read more »