Produced by Courier, the defining media brand for a new generation who want to live and work on their own terms, the Courier Weekly podcast digs into the big issues, ideas and trends of the moment. Each episode, hosted by Courier's Daniel Giacopelli, provides a dose of insight and inspiration for those looking to launch or grow their own business.
Courier Weekly - Friday 18 December
Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of AKUA, whose kelp jerky product has surged in popularity since launching in 2019. We caught up with Courtney to hear how her journey’s been so far and why kelp is a food trend to watch in the year ahead.
Courier Weekly - Friday 11 December
Julie Deane is founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company, the humble UK-based leather bag brand that, in the past decade, defied the odds and became a rare phenomenon. But that story has been told. This week, Julie explains what happened after the success, sharing how and why everything went wrong, and what she did to get the company back on course.
Courier Weekly - Friday 4 December
A decade ago, when Londoner Kodj Glover was a teenager, he took a trip to Japan with his mother and became obsessed with high-quality Japanese clothing. He promised that, if he ever started a company himself, he would return to Japan for inspiration. On today’s show, Kodj explains how he’s made good on that dream, having recently launched his own brand, Fuji&Hakone.
Courier Weekly - Friday 27 November
This week, hot sauce and productivity drinks. Creative director Drew Wolf explains how and why he launched his brand Kold Sauce during lockdown, and James Beshara shares how a heart condition brought on by too much caffeine and stress led him to launch his company Magic Mind.
Courier Weekly - Friday 20 November
Roxana Saidi, founder of new pistachio milk brand Táche, shares the challenges of growing a new product category and lessons on working with your family.
Courier Weekly - Friday 13 November
Once upon a time, Jared Ray Johnson and Adam Klein were grad students at MIT, before realising they cared more about physical products than software. The result? An outdoor lifestyle brand called Season Three. They share their journey – from manufacturing in northern Italy to big opportunities in the outdoor space.