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Starting and running a product based business can be a very challenging and lonely place. As founders we tend to wear all the hats (product development, marketing, customer service, sales, operations etc etc...) and sometimes it can be a minefield trying to figure out the solutions to all your business problems alone, so this is where me & The Commerce Club podcast comes in.The Commerce Club podcast is all about helping you confront the big challenges you are facing in your product based business right now!You might be an entrepreneur with a great idea for a product, but no idea where to start to bring that business to life.You might run a fashion brand that has up until now had consistent sales, but whatever you do, you just don't seem to grow.You might be a jewelry brand founder struggling to find time to juggle your business alongside your full time job.Whatever your challenge in your product business right now, I want to help you find a solution!Every week I’ll be chatting with fellow industry experts to help debunk myths, solve your problems and delve in to current industry affairs, as well as chatting directly to founders of small product based businesses, just like yours, where I’ll be deep diving in to their business and helping them unpack and find solutions to their challenges to help them move forward and thrive in the current times.About your host... In case we haven’t met yet, I’m Sophie Biggerstaff an ex-fashion buyer turned small product based business mentor & consultant and I’ve spent the past 12 years working for brands such as Ralph Lauren, Diesel, Kate Spade and Burberry. A couple of years ago I left the corporate world behind and set up my retail consultancy business BYRCOLLECTIVE and I now work directly with small retail and ecommerce brands to help them set up and scale up their businesses!So, with that in mind if you are a small product based business owner facing a big problem right now I want to hear from you. If you are keen to debunk your challenge on The Commerce Club podcast I want you to get in touch and let’s see if I can help you!You can drop me a DM on instagram or TikTok @byrcollective and tell me about the problem you are currently facing.

The Commerce Club Podcast Sophie Biggerstaff

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Starting and running a product based business can be a very challenging and lonely place. As founders we tend to wear all the hats (product development, marketing, customer service, sales, operations etc etc...) and sometimes it can be a minefield trying to figure out the solutions to all your business problems alone, so this is where me & The Commerce Club podcast comes in.The Commerce Club podcast is all about helping you confront the big challenges you are facing in your product based business right now!You might be an entrepreneur with a great idea for a product, but no idea where to start to bring that business to life.You might run a fashion brand that has up until now had consistent sales, but whatever you do, you just don't seem to grow.You might be a jewelry brand founder struggling to find time to juggle your business alongside your full time job.Whatever your challenge in your product business right now, I want to help you find a solution!Every week I’ll be chatting with fellow industry experts to help debunk myths, solve your problems and delve in to current industry affairs, as well as chatting directly to founders of small product based businesses, just like yours, where I’ll be deep diving in to their business and helping them unpack and find solutions to their challenges to help them move forward and thrive in the current times.About your host... In case we haven’t met yet, I’m Sophie Biggerstaff an ex-fashion buyer turned small product based business mentor & consultant and I’ve spent the past 12 years working for brands such as Ralph Lauren, Diesel, Kate Spade and Burberry. A couple of years ago I left the corporate world behind and set up my retail consultancy business BYRCOLLECTIVE and I now work directly with small retail and ecommerce brands to help them set up and scale up their businesses!So, with that in mind if you are a small product based business owner facing a big problem right now I want to hear from you. If you are keen to debunk your challenge on The Commerce Club podcast I want you to get in touch and let’s see if I can help you!You can drop me a DM on instagram or TikTok @byrcollective and tell me about the problem you are currently facing.

    38. A week of FREE Commerce Club course content starting with "how and why you need to build a sales strategy for your ecommerce business"

    38. A week of FREE Commerce Club course content starting with "how and why you need to build a sales strategy for your ecommerce business"

    This week on the commerce club podcast I am doing something a bit different in celebration of the launch of my online course platform which is called - you guessed it - The Commerce Club.The Commerce Club is a educational platform where you will find courses designed and led by me to support you in starting your very own ecommerce or product based business.I guide you through how to get started with developing your idea and turning in to reality, so you can make money from the products you wa...

    • 19 min
    37. A week of FREE Commerce Club course content starting with "how to take your customer on a journey to convert"

    37. A week of FREE Commerce Club course content starting with "how to take your customer on a journey to convert"

    This week on the commerce club podcast I am doing something a bit different in celebration of the launch of my online course platform which is called - you guessed it - The Commerce Club.The Commerce Club is a educational platform where you will find courses designed and led by me to support you in starting your very own ecommerce or product based business.I guide you through how to get started with developing your idea and turning in to reality, so you can make money from the products you wa...

    • 8 min
    36. A week of FREE Commerce Club course content starting with "how to build a strategy for your ecommerce business"

    36. A week of FREE Commerce Club course content starting with "how to build a strategy for your ecommerce business"

    This week on the commerce club podcast I am doing something a bit different in celebration of the launch of my online course platform which is called - you guessed it - The Commerce Club.The Commerce Club is a educational platform where you will find courses designed and led by me to support you in starting your very own ecommerce or product based business.I guide you through how to get started with developing your idea and turning in to reality, so you can make money from the products you wa...

    • 18 min
    35. A week of FREE Commerce Club course content starting with "how to target your ideal customer"

    35. A week of FREE Commerce Club course content starting with "how to target your ideal customer"

    This week on the commerce club podcast I am doing something a bit different in celebration of the launch of my online course platform which is called - you guessed it - The Commerce Club.The Commerce Club is a educational platform where you will find courses designed and led by me to support you in starting your very own ecommerce or product based business.I guide you through how to get started with developing your idea and turning in to reality, so you can make money from the products you wa...

    • 9 min
    34. Starting a mental health brand that has a bigger purpose and why knowledge is power with Alana, founder of this is the remix

    34. Starting a mental health brand that has a bigger purpose and why knowledge is power with Alana, founder of this is the remix

    This weeks guest on the commerce club podcast is the wonderful Alana who is the founder of this is the remix.This is the remix was born following alanas diagnoses of autism aged 36, she wanted to create something that was inspired by all of her interests and elements of her personality to promote a positve message to anhyone struggling with mental health and suppor tthem on their healing journey.I loved this conversation so much as mental health is a hot topic for me and ive been on my own he...

    • 56 min
    33. How to develop product from scratch and why tech packs and sampling are so important to save you money in your product business with Harriet, freelance fashion designer

    33. How to develop product from scratch and why tech packs and sampling are so important to save you money in your product business with Harriet, freelance fashion designer

    Today’s guest is Harriet a freelance fashion and tech pack designer with 10+ years experience working in the fashion industry.When starting a brand on a budget, tech packs and samples is often something that is neglected due to low start up funds, but it’s actually a huge part of a product development process that should not be missed.The thing is putting your product in to development without tech packs and sampling is super risky, what might save you money in the short term, may cost you a ...

    • 33 min

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