These stylish reusable bags from Baggu have found a following among environmentally-aware shoppers. Baggu had sales of about $3 million in 2010.

These stylish reusable bags from Baggu have found a following among environmentally-aware shoppers. Baggu had sales of about $3 million in 2010. Photo by Photo Courtesy of Baggu

BAGGU

CEO: Emily Sugihara.

Revenue: $3 million in 2010.

Net income: Declined to state.

No. of local employees: Two.

Investors: Emily Sugihara, Joan Sugihara, Ellen Van Der Laan.

Headquarters: New York City, with an office in Del Mar.

Year founded: 2007.

What makes the company innovative: Manufactures and distributes a line of reusable fabric bags, which serve as an alternative to paper or plastic shopping bags.

Emily Sugihara is betting that her strong sense of fashion design will mesh with an evolving public sense of environmental stewardship, and the result will propel her 4-year-old business forward...

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