How Nibble and its AI-powered chat is impacting eCommerce
It is uncommon to find an AI-powered chat experience that is willing to negotiate with customers, and do so with ... well ... with some personality. That's exactly what Nibble provides. Rosier Bailey, Nibble's president and CEO, chatted with the DTC Growth Show about Nibble and its potential uses across eCommerce.
Erica Werber, CEO of Literie Candles, on the explosion of the candle industry
Literie was originally launched as a pandemic hobby and love letter to NYC. With help sampling scent profiles with her kids as they were learning remotely and with an order of 2000 candles, founder Erica Werber thought she would just sell the candles mostly to friends, and then return to her normal career.
Tuft and Paw's Jackson Cunningham on developing thoughtful furniture for cats
From a cat tree that looks like it should be in a museum, to the perfect litter box: Tuft and Paw's Jackson Cunningham on developing thoughtful furniture for cats
FlavorCloud's Mike Sanchez on the business of leading
As the Chief Revenue Officer at FlavorCloud, Mike Sanchez has had 17 years of experience driving partner, sales, and customer success.
Holiday 2022 shopping predictions: Creativity is key if you're going to survive
It seems for the third consecutive year now we're saying the same thing: This holiday shopping season will be unlike any we've ever seen before. With the eCommerce boom regressing significantly in the shadow of an economic downturn, brands are having to be creative with how they attract people to their websites and brick-and-mortar locations.
Boarderie brings DTC cheese and charcuterie to Shark Tank
Boarderie has spent the past two years sending artisan charcuterie and cheese boards directly to people's homes. Their boards don't require the recipients to unpack them and put them together, they're not baskets. These go straight from the box to your table and are ready to eat.
How the ledidi berry, AKA Nature’s Wild Berry, changed a life
Nature's Wild Berry's goal is to raise awareness about the non-gmo organic ledidi berry that they now call Nature’s Wild Berry. They aim to help people cut sugar and processed foods and increase their love of vegetables and whole foods using ledidi berries.
General Mills' DTC-CPG strategy and its chief, Carter Jensen
Carter Jensen is senior manager of Global Commerce | Innovation & Emerging Channels at General Mills (in short he runs their DTC team) and while he may be one of the cool kids internally, he understands that to the rest of the CPG world he may be perceived as being part of legacy brands and systems.
Abtin Masseratagah on the importance of retention marketing
Abtin Masseratagah is a digital marketing consultant and founder of Northn Mo., a Toronto-based digital and social media marketing firm.
How Dog Child is helping serve up healthy options for picky pets
Sure we all have friends who are picky eaters: But what about our pets? Nicole Marchand, CEO and founder of Dog Child, has always loved animals, and she started to wonder why she was always feeding them the same thing."You can't just feed them the same thing every day," she said. "You think about the way we don't want to be eating the same thing every day, you're eventually going to get bored."
FFUPs and how Sam Tichnor is trying to create the next iconic snack brand
What do you do after spending several years as a business analyst for Capital One and then helping lead strategy for Harry's and Harry's Labs? Well you go launch a puffs brand of course.
Kristi Knowles on transforming RawFoodz to Mother Raw
Kristi Knowles spoke to the DTC Growth Show team about how her 25-plus years in food/CPG led to spearheading a successful rebrand and expansion of Kopman’s beloved RawFoodz.
Chris Meade and how CROSSNET is creating a new sports category
Chris Meade is not only marketing a product, he's creating a new sport!Through CROSSNET he's brought 'foursquare' to volleyball, soccer and pickleball; and he's done it all without raising venture money.
Marketing lessons that can be learned from the rise and fall of AND1
If you were a teen or 20-something in the mid-’90s, early 2000s chances are you were a fan of AND1.AND1 is a basketball apparel brand that hit its peak in the late 1990s. The brand was focussed on bringing the street back to streetball through apparel focussed on ‘trash talk,’ hype sneaker designs and—of course— the AND1 Mixtape.
eCommerce payments: It's about making life easier for consumers
Osayame Gaius, founder and CEO of the mobile commerce platform, Parrot; and Mason Lin, founder of checkout platform Pockyt, talk about the future of payments across eCommerce and retail.
Good Food For Good founder Richa Gupta's promise of clean ingredients and giving back to the world
Good Food For Good Founder Richa Gupta talks to the DTC Growth team about her experience leading a company that is focussed on clean ingredients and giving back to the world.
Sam Levinson and how Dom changed perceptions of hand sanitizer
On this week's podcast the team spoke with Sam Levinson, the mastermind and founder of Dom. Sam has always felt a calling to start her own business and inspiration for Dom came from her own frustration with the lack of safe, effective and aesthetically pleasing products on the market. Especially during a time when hand sanitizer was and still is becoming such an integral part of our lives. Dom is here to reshape our relationship with routine.
Kate Ward of One Day Entertainment on digital creators and their role as world builders
Kate Ward shares her visions on why Creators are world builders and educating the masses.
Tiffany Ferguson on her YouTube journey, the ethics of monetization, and building something beyond her name
Tiffany’s thoughts on money, brand sponsorships, growing a business beyond her name, and the complicated nature of being an anti-consumerist creator in a capitalist society.
Danie Berger of DIY Danie on YouTube on growing an authentic brand as a creator
Danie talks about her journey becoming a full-time creator, what she looks for in brand partnerships, and where her brand will head in the future.
Vikki Ross on copywriting, working with brands, and building a community
I recently sat down with Vikki Ross—an experienced copywriter and branding consultant who worked with Prince Harry and Megan Markle.
An inside look at Wormhole Labs with CEO Phil Ranta
Do you ever wonder how platforms are built around creators and what gets taken into consideration during the buildout?
Trapital founder Dan Runcie on hip hop and the rise of artists and content creators
When looking at the convergence of business, tech, and hip hop, only one name should come to mind. This week's guest is Dan Runcie, an amazing writer and the founder of Trapital.
James Beshara on what it takes to build a successful and long-standing company
James and I spoke about what Magic Mind and Tilt have taught him, what he would do differently, what he has done differently, and his advice for enthusiastic new founders today.
Aysha Harun of the #YoutubeBlackvoices Creator Class of 2021 on becoming a successful Creator
Hear from Aysha Harun, a beauty and lifestyle blogger who’s worked with some of the biggest brands in the industry, such as Maybelline and L’Oreal.
How to find your center in a world of distraction with Robbie Bent of Inward Breathwork
I recently sat down with Robbie Bent, CEO of Inward Breathwork and we talked about pretty much everything under the sun.
Advice on how to humanize your brand from Resilient Retail’s Kristen LaFrance
Kristen LaFrance discusses why she considers it so important and how to achieve it through community-building, thinking locally, and putting people first.
Austin Rief on co-founding popular media publication company Morning Brew
Morning Brew always had the same idea at its core, which was to take the left side of the Wall Street Journal and make it more engaging
How to build and manage a marketing team by Tracey Wallace
We sit down with MarketerHire’s Tracey Wallace to discuss what it takes to build a team from scratch.
The rise of vegan skincare and skincare intellectuals
An interview with Three Ships co-founders Connie Lo and Laura Burget.
An interview with Pattern Brands GM, Katy Marshall
In this episode, we talk to Katy Marshall, the General Manager of Pattern Brands. We talk to Katy about the importance of impact versus complexity, so that she can not just execute something for one brand, but execute across the family of Pattern Brands.
An interview with Privy CMO, Dave Gerhardt
In this episode, we talk to Dave Gerhardt, the CMO of Privy, and the host of the “Ecommerce Marketing Show” podcast. Dave, who was previously VP of Marketing at Drift, is setting out to help e-commerce entrepreneurs build their business.
How Nick Greenfield set out to shake up an outdated industry and bring it into the present
In this episode, we talk to Nick Greenfield, the Founder & CEO of Candid. He's on a mission to make orthodontics and teeth aligners more affordable and accessible to all. He talks about how he disrupted an industry built on in-person, expensive services and brought it into the e-commerce space.
2PM—Founder, Web Smith
In this episode, we talk to Web Smith, Founder at 2PM, a bootstrapped media and publishing company that puts out two long form essays and three letters every week, hosts 12 databases, and they host the 2PM polymathic community.
Five Minute Journal—Co-Founder, Alex Ikonn
In this episode, we talk to Alex Ikonn, Co-Founder at Intelligent Change, where he's building products like the five-minute journal to boost happiness and increase productivity.
Bite Toothpaste—Founder & CEO, Lindsay McCormick
Her company is reinventing toothpaste—fully sustainable dry tablets (instead of the paste most of us are used to).
Bruvy—Co-Founder & CEO, Steadman Dinning
In this episode, we talk to Steadman Dinning, CEO and Co-Founder at Bruvy. They're bringing skincare to men with thoughtful products and GUYDANCE.
Common Thread Collective—Taylor Holiday
In this episode we talk with Taylor Holiday, CEO at Common Thread Collective. They're a growth agency that helps brands make a profit from their digital spend.
Ettitude — Founders, Phoebe Yu & Kat Dey
Two female founder are changing the world, one sleep at a time.
Frey—Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Erin Frey
In this episode, we talk with Erin Frey, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Frey, a sustainable clothing care company turning the detergent category on its head.
Let's talk about JUDY, with Nik Sharma!
Nik Sharma! He handled social strategy for major celebrities like, Priyanka Chopra and Pitbull—at 15. He's one of AdWeek’s Young and Influential, and helped build the Cha Cha Matcha and Hint brands. This episode is especially exciting because we're catching him on the heels of the Judy launch.
Kabo — Founder & CEO, Vino Jeyapalan
In this episode, we talk with Vino Jeyapalan, CEO and Founder of Kabo, a company that brings human-grade dog food to dog owners.
Lensabl—Founder & CEO, Andy Bilinsky
In this episode we talk to Andy Bilinsky, Founder and CEO at Lensabl. They make it really easy for you to update prescription lenses for your existing frames.
Olivers—Founder & CEO, David Wolfe
In this episode, we talk with David Wolfe, CEO and Founder of Olivers, a men’s activewear brand inspired by the farm-to-table movement.
The Sweat Club—Founder & CEO, Bryan Lewis
In this episode, we talk with Bryan Lewis, CEO and Founder of The Sweat Club, a subscription fitness brand focused on women’s activewear.
truLOCAL - Founder and CEO, Marc Lafleur
In this episode, we talk to Marc Lafleur, CEO and Founder at truLOCAL, a consumer platform that helps people access locally-sourced meat products—100 percent grass fed and pasture raised.
Fix My Churn—Founder & CEO, Val Geisler
In this episode, we talk to Val Geisler, the CEO of Fix My Churn. She's on a mission to increase conversions, and decrease churn. She drops a bunch of email and marketing knowledge that will help you now.