While Price did not have that many on hand, he did have $80,000 to pay for more products from his manufacturer in China.
However, Price hit another stumbling block — the inflated costs of shipping due to the Ukraine war and other circumstances. Therefore, he was short $30,000.
Fortunately, his family came to his rescue to cover the remaining costs and also helped him package all 15,000 products to Walmart by the deadline. This was a difficult period for Price as he was also attending Loyola University as a junior studying political science.
“It’s very easy to get overwhelmed,” he told Nola.com.