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#76 - Making a Difference with Your Business with Shop Good
June 14, 2016 Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon

#76 - Making a Difference with Your Business with Shop Good (84:14)

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Date: June 14, 2016

By: Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon

Description: Justin and Audrey Falk of Shop Good OKC join us to offer their perspective on being boss with a brick and mortar retail store. We're talking about sustainability and ethics in business, meeting product demands and not feeling like a sellout, and translating the feel of a brick and mortar store to an online space. -Origin story of Shop Good (3:19) -Transitioning to a curated shop (12:51) -Creating a business model with a focus on giving back (13:19) -Fast fashion vs. slow fashion (15:45) -Sourcing from ethical businesses and finding a balance in business ethics (18:55) -Picking your battles when buying sustainably + ethically (22:08) -Advice for people wanting to start a brick and mortar store (35:11) -Strategies to make brick and mortar businesses grow (45:19) -Meeting product demands without feeling like a sellout (49:48) -Translating a brick and mortar shop feel to an online space (56:42) -Moving forward with a purposeful strategy to grow a business that started as grassroots (1:01:44) -Challenge to support your local shops (1:18:12)
Justin and Audrey Falk of Shop Good OKC join us to offer their perspective on being boss with a brick and mortar retail store. We're talking about sustainability and ethics in business, meeting product demands and not feeling like a sellout, and translating the feel of a brick and mortar store to an online space. -Origin story of Shop Good (3:19) -Transitioning to a curated shop (12:51) -Creating a business model with a focus on giving back (13:19) -Fast fashion vs. slow fashion (15:45) -Sourcing from ethical businesses and finding a balance in business ethics (18:55) -Picking your battles when buying sustainably + ethically (22:08) -Advice for people wanting to start a brick and mortar store (35:11) -Strategies to make brick and mortar businesses grow (45:19) -Meeting product demands without feeling like a sellout (49:48) -Translating a brick and mortar shop feel to an online space (56:42) -Moving forward with a purposeful strategy to grow a business that started as grassroots (1:01:44) -Challenge to support your local shops (1:18:12)
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