Zentra has quickly grown from humble beginnings. Check out our timeline:

Late 2010

Hayden Rose launches an Amazon seller account and starts buying and selling textbooks from his dorm room at UNC Chapel Hill


The catalog grows to include collectibles, such as coins and stamps


Zentra is officially born at Gary Rose's kitchen table... and tractor trailers start showing up outside

May 2012

Zentra launches on Fulfillment by Amazon

July 1, 2013

Zentra moves from the kitchen table to a 2,000-square-foot warehouse in Stallings, NC and Gary joins the team full-time

February 2014

Matt Dominick, the first full-time employee, is hired

August 2014

Zentra opens its brick-and-mortar store, Libby and Leaf

December 2014

The staff holiday party hosts four people

October 20, 2016

Zentra purchases a 10,000-square-foot warehouse in Indian Trail, NC

April 2017

Zentra launches on Jet.com and WalMart marketplace

August 2018

Zentra places at No. 1,838 on the INC 5000


Libby and Leaf is one of the leading independent retailers in historic downtown Matthews, NC. Whether you're looking to browse our selection of local artists, shop for home and garden products, or explore our toy department, we hope to see you soon!