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The can't-miss interview series featuring only the best and brightest in business.

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The can't-miss interview series featuring only the best and brightest in business.

    Web Smith on Selling the Right Way on Amazon, and the Future of Ecommerce Returns

    Web Smith on Selling the Right Way on Amazon, and the Future of Ecommerce Returns

    Web Smith, the founder of 2PM, the consulting company and prominent newsletter by the same name, discusses the right way for brands to sell on Amazon, who retail's most iconic founders are, and why the future of ecommerce returns may be brighter for direct-to-consumer brands.

    • 41 min
    Payal Kadakia on Becoming a Unicorn, and What to Do When 95% of Your Revenue Vanishes

    Payal Kadakia on Becoming a Unicorn, and What to Do When 95% of Your Revenue Vanishes

    Payal Kadakia, the founder and executive chairman of ClassPass, discusses becoming a unicorn, representation challenges among venture capitalist firms in the fundraising process, and how to survive when a brand loses 95% of its revenue all at once.

    • 49 min
    Philip Krim on the Best PR Strategies, and the Right Hires, to Build a DTC Brand

    Philip Krim on the Best PR Strategies, and the Right Hires, to Build a DTC Brand

    Philip Krim, the co-founder and CEO of Casper, discusses navigating very tricky inventory management challenges, the exact PR and marketing strategies his company used to great success in its earliest days, and the blueprint for how Casper—like Nike did for sports or Whole Foods did for nutrition—plans to become the number one brand consumers turn to when they think of sleep.

    • 45 min
    Ariel Kaye on the Future of Office Work, and to Discount or Not to Discount

    Ariel Kaye on the Future of Office Work, and to Discount or Not to Discount

    Ariel Kaye, the founder and CEO of Parachute, shares the precise offline marketing tricks her famed home lifestyle brand uses to great success, what the future of work looks like in the direct-to-consumer space to her mind, and why many brands ought to pause and think before they commit to a business model that includes frequent discounting and sales.

    • 36 min
    Heather Hasson and Trina Spear on Running a Pop-Up Store, and How to Price Your Goods

    Heather Hasson and Trina Spear on Running a Pop-Up Store, and How to Price Your Goods

    Heather Hasson and Trina Spear, the co-founders and co-CEOs of FIGS, discuss how to run a great pop-up store experience from start to finish, what to consider when pricing your goods and how that can dictate how the consumer perceives your brand, and why cornering niche markets can mean powerful, and repeating, revenue returns.

    • 44 min
    Chris Sacca on Profitability vs. Sustainability, and the Types of Entrepreneur He Invests In

    Chris Sacca on Profitability vs. Sustainability, and the Types of Entrepreneur He Invests In

    In part one of two, Chris Sacca, the billionaire venture capitalist and former "Shark Tank" star, shares his thoughts on the right mix between profitability and sustainability for a business, what he likes to see from investors in a pitch meeting with him, and how climate tech will be the next great wave that makes people rich.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

bmrealestate ,

Insightful and valuable!

Such valuable and insightful information given in this podcast, the host Jason really hits the home run by asking great questions. Give it a listen! Def a recommend!!

retailistherapy ,

If you have any curiosity about the products you buy, give this a listen

Fantastic inside look into the retail business through the 2020 and beyond lens! Would love to hear Rebecca Minkoff as a guest!

grimloa ,

Amazing

Love hearing origin stories from some of the best entrepreneurs.

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