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Month: August 2021

#011: Retailers Beware!

This is a departure.  In this episode Stephen Semple shares trends that he is seeing that is being embraced by retailers.  Trends that are dangerously wrong.  David Young: Welcome to the Empire Builders Podcast, teaching business owners the not-so-secret techniques that took famous businesses from Mom and Pop to major brands. Stephen Semple is a …

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#009: Armed with Scissors and an Idea a Billionaire is Born. The Spanx Story.

Sara Blakely was getting ready for a party when she realized she didn’t have the right undergarment to provide a smooth look. She cut off the feet off of her control top pantyhose and the crazy SPANX revolution began!  Like all revolutions:  it was not easy. David Young: Welcome to the Empire Builders Podcast. Teaching business owners the …

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#008: What delivering newspapers taught me about pizza – The story of Dominos.

Dominos was started in 1960 and grew to be the largest independent restaurant business on the planet.  Started by an orphan who was swindled out his life savings.  This is a true rags to riches story.  Sometimes you just need to hang in there and not chicken out. David Young: Welcome to the Empire Builders …

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