We share stories of the world’s most ambitious and exciting physical product brands, to help you capitalize on the monumental change in how, why and where consumers buy.
[Greatest Hits] Using Events & Competitions To Market Effectively with Jeff Vierling, Co-Founder & CEO at Tailwind Nutrition
In this episode, Jeff Vierling, Co-founder and CEO of Tailwind Nutrition, joins the conversation. Jeff is an endurance biker who competes in races all over the country. As a result of his experiences, Jeff was intimately familiar with the challenges of keeping his body fueled while competing. Unfortunately, Jeff couldn't find any products with the nutrition he needed to compete in endurance events, so he created one.
Jeff talks about how to scale your business by effectively marketing using events and competitions, digital marketing, and strategically going after targeted wholesale accounts worldwide. Jeff also shares why they chose to manufacture in-house and how he keeps this production operationally simple.
[Greatest Hits] Why Brands Need to Focus on Understanding Their Customers with Mia Medina, Founder & CEO at Gather Brands
In this episode, we're joined by Mia Medina, Founder and CEO of Gather Brands, a full-service marketing management agency that focuses on women-owned and women-run companies in the CPG industry. Today, she talks about common mistakes that she has seen brands make when they try to break into retail and the importance of understanding your customers and why they choose your product.
[Greatest Hits] The Benefits of Selling Online & FTC Labeling with Juan Salinas, CEO & Founder at P-nuff Crunch, a Mark Cuban Company
In this episode of The Physical Product Movement Podcast, we speak with Juan Salinas, CEO & Founder of P-nuff Crunch, a Mark Cuban Company. Juan shares his insights on why you should bring on help as soon as possible when starting a CPG business, the benefits of selling online, and how getting into retail is more expensive than you might think.
[Greatest Hits] Getting Your Brand into Retail Stores with Allison Ball, Founder & CEO at Food Biz Wiz
In this episode of The Physical Product Movement Podcast, we speak with Allison Ball, Founder and CEO of Food Biz Wiz. Allison shares her experience as a buyer for a fast-growing grocery chain and how that taught her lessons about why brands succeed or fail in retail. She also gives tips on how to get in front of buyers and the mistakes brands make when engaging with them.
[Greatest Hits] Turning Misfortune Into Success with Ted Fleming, Founder and CEO at Partake Brewing
In this episode of The Physical Product Movement podcast, Ted Fleming, Founder and CEO of Partake Brewing, shares his life and experiences after receiving a devastating medical diagnosis and how that inspired him to create his product. Ted tells us that he knew in his core that there was a market for this product, even though others thought it was a terrible idea. He also shares the actions he took after his manufacturer sent him a bad batch of the initial product and how that led to the creation of a different product that he still sells to this day.
Innovating and Disrupting the Non-Alcoholic Beverage Market with Jordan Bass, CEO and Cofounder at HOP WTR
In this episode of the Physical Product Movement Podcast, Ken Ojuka is joined by Jordan Bass, CEO and Cofounder of HOP WTR, a non-alcoholic brand alternative to beer. Jordan covers his personal experiences that eventually led him to start HOP WTR and shares his approach to analyzing the market and gathering the data while still staying true to his intuition and life experience. Jordan also explains how to position your product and business for each customer any CPG brand has to consider: the distributor, the retailer, and the consumer.
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