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Episode 34: Amanda Hesser, co-founder & CEO at Food 52

I chat with Amanda Hesser - co-founder & CEO at Food 52. We discuss the early days of Food 52, the success of bootstrapping, pioneering the content and commerce curve, the power of community, the recent acquisition of Dansk and why failure was never an option. A quick word on my sponsor... Klaviyo is the world’s leading owned marketing platform known for accelerating revenue for online businesses using the channels they own like email, web and mobile. Enabling companies to leverage these owned marketing channels, Klaviyo makes it easy to store, access, analyze and use transactional and behavioural data to power highly-targeted customer and prospect communications. And unlike other marketing platforms, Klaviyo doesn’t force companies to compromise between advanced functionality...

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Episode 33: Ian Baron, chief Papa at Mamamade.

I chat with Ian Baron - chief Papa at Mamamade. We touch on the advantages of building a brand with your life partner, organically growing a community to 30,000 members, the art of asking the right questions, experiential supermarkets and the ideal vegan feast. A quick word on my sponsor... Klaviyo is the world’s leading owned marketing platform known for accelerating revenue for online businesses using the channels they own like email, web and mobile. Enabling companies to leverage these owned marketing channels, Klaviyo makes it easy to store, access, analyze and use transactional and behavioural data to power highly-targeted customer and prospect communications. And unlike other marketing platforms, Klaviyo doesn’t force companies to compromise between advanced functionality or ease...

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Episode 32: Gini Newton, co founder of Karma Cans and Karma Kitchen

  I chat with Gini Newton - co founder of Karma Cans and Karma Kitchen. We touch on how Karma Cans led to the creation of Karma Kitchen, the advantages of running a business with your sister, building communities and how a trip to Norfolk to buy a kitchen for £600 ended up being a very wise decision.A quick word on my sponsor...Klaviyo is the world’s leading owned marketing platform known for accelerating revenue for online businesses using the channels they own like email, web and mobile.Enabling companies to leverage these owned marketing channels, Klaviyo makes it easy to store, access, analyze and use transactional and behavioural data to power highly-targeted customer and prospect communications. And unlike other marketing platforms, Klaviyo doesn’t force...

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Episode 31: Claire Warner, co founder of Æcorn Drinks.

I chat with Claire Warner - co founder of Æcorn Drinks.We touch on her transition from big corporate to start up, the concept of unlearning, Aecorn's unique product development process and whether isolation has actually made us more open to new things?!A quick word on my sponsor...Klaviyo is the world’s leading owned marketing platform known for accelerating revenue for online businesses using the channels they own like email, web and mobile.Enabling companies to leverage these owned marketing channels, Klaviyo makes it easy to store, access, analyze and use transactional and behavioural data to power highly-targeted customer and prospect communications. And unlike other marketing platforms, Klaviyo doesn’t force companies to compromise between advanced functionality or ease of use - so companies of...

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Episode 30: Eva Pascoe, Director of Ecommerce at The Retail Practice.

I chat with Eva Pascoe - a technology and eCommerce trailblazer, speaker, writer, co-founder of the world's first internet cafe and Director of Ecommerce at The Retail Practice. We discuss how the tragedy at Chernobyl led to her journey in technology, the shift from omnichannel to pure-play DTC, working smarter not harder and why 2020 was more challenging than the dot com crash. A quick word on my sponsor... Klaviyo is the world’s leading owned marketing platform known for accelerating revenue for online businesses using the channels they own like email, web and mobile. Enabling companies to leverage these owned marketing channels, Klaviyo makes it easy to store, access, analyze and use transactional and behavioural data to power highly-targeted customer and...

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Episode 29: Freelance marketing and business consultant for Shopify Partners.

I chat with Keir Whitaker - a digital pioneer, co-founder of Default (a Shopify app company) and a freelance marketing and business consultant for Shopify Partners. We touch on his 20+ years of digital experience, reimagining events in a post-COVID world, states of flow, t-shaped skill sets and nerding out on Bowie. The article that touches on individual contributors Keir mentions is this one: https://staff.design/ A quick word on my sponsor... Klaviyo is the world’s leading owned marketing platform known for accelerating revenue for online businesses using the channels they own like email, web and mobile. Enabling companies to leverage these owned marketing channels, Klaviyo makes it easy to store, access, analyze and use transactional and behavioural data to power highly-targeted...

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