Episodes

The Ridge X Marques Brownlee Partnership: A Deep Dive
February 28, 2024x
47
00:46:1042.28 MB

The Ridge X Marques Brownlee Partnership: A Deep Dive

In this episode, the Operators discuss Ridge's recent announcement that they've partnered with Marques Brownlee, the number one tech YouTuber. The decision to bring in Marques as an investor, advisor, and board member is driven by the belief that creator-led brands are the future. Sean expl...

E044: January retail sales, Yeti’s earnings, Shopify’s Q4 & More
February 21, 2024x
44
01:06:5761.31 MB

E044: January retail sales, Yeti’s earnings, Shopify’s Q4 & More

03:42 Discussion on January Retail Sales 24:07 Analysis of Shopify's GMV in Q4 33:09 Panzerism of the week 41:49 Creating a Fun Work Environment 44:00 Yeti's Earnings and Expansion into Cookware 54:00 Challenges in the Bag Industry 01:05:23 The Importance of Gross Margin in Busi...

E044: January retail sales, Yeti’s earnings, Shopify’s Q4 & More
February 21, 2024x
41
01:07:0661.44 MB

E044: January retail sales, Yeti’s earnings, Shopify’s Q4 & More

03:42 Discussion on January Retail Sales 24:07 Analysis of Shopify's GMV in Q4 33:09 Panzerism of the week 41:49 Creating a Fun Work Environment 44:00 Yeti's Earnings and Expansion into Cookware 54:00 Challenges in the Bag Industry 01:05:23 The Importance of Gross Margin in Busi...

E043: Shopify's price increase, Tapestry's earnings, TikTok as a marketing platform & more
February 14, 2024x
43
01:06:4461.11 MB

E043: Shopify's price increase, Tapestry's earnings, TikTok as a marketing platform & more

00:00 Introduction and Random Conversations 06:00 Review of Tapestry's Earnings 20:16 Discussion on Amer Sports IPO 28:17 Analysis of Shopify's Price Increase 42:16 Exploring TikTok as a Marketing Platform 46:34 Sean's Bearish View on TikTok 48:29 Overspending on Amazon Adve...

E042: January Performance, International Thoughts, Sean's Challenge, Conditioning Customers & More
February 07, 2024x
42
00:50:5546.63 MB

E042: January Performance, International Thoughts, Sean's Challenge, Conditioning Customers & More

00:00 January Performance 03:06 International Expansion 06:23 Competitor Challenges 11:31 The Rise and Fall of Brands 19:01 Surprising January Results 22:03 International Market Opportunities 32:00 Inventory Shortage 38:54 Scaling and Customization Challenges 39:28 Using Pre-Orders ...

E041: Competitors, Avoiding Imitation, Red Ocean Strategy, Timing Expansion, Hero Products & More
January 31, 2024x
41
01:02:4557.46 MB

E041: Competitors, Avoiding Imitation, Red Ocean Strategy, Timing Expansion, Hero Products & More

Episode 41 Summary The Operators discuss the topic of competition and how entrepreneurs think about their competitors. They explore the importance of understanding the competitive landscape and share their thoughts on spending time and energy on competitors. The conversation also touches on th...

E040: Merchandising Deep Dive
January 24, 202401:01:5456.68 MB

E040: Merchandising Deep Dive

00:00 Enhancing customer experience through digital merchandising planning. 10:44 Seasonal merchandise crucial for successful wholesale strategy. 12:55 Research shows too many options can overwhelm. 20:32 Omnichannel complexities and retail trade-offs. 25:38 Exclusive SMU unit requires stra...

E039: Creative, Top Of Funnel, Productivity Hacks, Delegation, Brand Performance & More.
January 17, 2024x
1
00:55:3250.84 MB

E039: Creative, Top Of Funnel, Productivity Hacks, Delegation, Brand Performance & More.

00:00 The Importance of Taking Time Off 03:27 The Productivity Hack of Taking Space 05:05 Defining Productivity for Different Roles 10:18 The Lion Work Ethic 12:20 The Value of Planning and Prioritizing 13:53 The Importance of Delegating and Empowering Others 19:27 Differentiating Between Where and...

E038: The Inventory Deep Dive.
January 10, 2024x
38
01:05:3660.07 MB

E038: The Inventory Deep Dive.

00:00 Introduction and Importance of Inventory Management 01:24 The Complexity of Inventory Management 03:20 Factors Affecting Inventory Risk 05:27 Time-Based and Seasonal Inventory Risks 07:23 Product Market Fit and Specificness as Inventory Risks 09:15 The Financial Engineering Aspect of Inventor...