On this episode of the Saturday Strategy Podcast:
On this episode of Saturday Strategy, host Johnny Themans welcomes Richard North, Co-Founder and CEO of Wow! Stuff, a company that builds brands and partners with licensed brands to deliver fun and innovative toys and pop-culture gifts, trading in over 30 countries around the globe. Richard is here to talk about his start-up journey, sharing expert advice for aspiring and beginner entrepreneurs and highlighting the importance of leveraging your network, work experience, and knowledge of the market.
Richard shares insight into effective hiring techniques, dealing with restlessness and failure as an entrepreneur, thinking outside the box, and leveraging money from stakeholders to grow your business. Then, he speaks on his experience overcoming challenges in growing a small business, acquiring and selling businesses, and building ecommerce platforms.
“Whether they’re customers or they’re people you meet through business, keep those contacts close and be kind, be nice to those people, you’ll need them.” – Richard North
Richard North is the Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Brand Officer at Wow! Stuff, which is a UK-based company that builds brands and partners with licensed brands, working until their brains hurt to deliver toys and pop-culture gifts that are really, really, INNOVATIVE, ON BRAND, IN UNIVERSE. ALWAYS!
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