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Put a Lid on It!

An infomercial for this inventor's snappy new food containers helped her seal the deal with a large retailer.

This story appears in the December 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

The Entrepreneur: Kate Adams, 46, founder of Snap-Saver LLCin San Diego

Product Description: Snap-Saver food- storage containers, which come in five sizes, keep kitchen cupboards organized by offering a unique feature--each lid snaps to the bottom of the container, so users never have to search for matching lids. Snap-Saver lids also snap to each other. Early customers included East Coast chains Boscov's, Organized Living and Wegman's. In March 2005, the company had its first run on , and to Sears stores nationwide started in September 2005.

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