NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Tory Burch launched her fashion label in 2004 from her Upper East Side apartment. Now she has a chain of boutiques in cities from Manhasset, N.Y., to Manila in the Philippines. She also has partnerships with upscale department stores like Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus, and four outlet stores.
Burch -- who is known for her elegant handbags, brightly colored tunics and cute ballet flats -- is in the midst of opening an enormous new store on Madison Avenue in New York City this September.
Despite her success, she still recognizes the difficulties that small businesses face and believes big businesses should help them.The fashion mogul responded to questions about what she's doing to assist aspiring entrepreneurs, discussed her trek to success, and gave advice to small businesses owners looking to take their ventures.
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