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#019: Dollar General – What 75% of Americans won’t believe

Dave 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. Steven Semple is a marketing consultant, story collector, and storyteller. I’m Stephen’s sidekick and business partner, Dave Young. Before we get into today’s episode, a word from our …

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#018: Netflix – known for one thing; twice.

Transcript 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 marketing consultant, story collector and storyteller. I’m Stephen’s sidekick and business partner, Dave Young. Before we get into today’s episode a word from our sponsor, which …

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#015: An interview with a small business that applied the Wrigley formula from episode 4

Meet Rick Showers.  He does not sell gum.  He sells used RVs and he applied the lessons from Wrigley’s and is growing like crazy.  New sales record after new sales record.  Learn what he is doing to grow and the lessons he has learned along the way. David Young: Welcome to the Empire Builders podcast, …

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#013: Get rid of all the bells and whistles. The Birth of the Sony Walkman

The staff, the critics, and retailers all said it would fail.  It lacked all the things people wanted but gave them one thing they had not thought about.  And a star is born. David Young: Welcome to the Empire Builders podcast, teaching business owners the not-so-secret techniques that took famous businesses from mom and pop …

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#012: How to marry brick and mortar with online retailing. The Canada Goose way.

Canada Goose is the second fastest growing luxury brand in the world.  They have created an amazing store experience that at the same time makes it easier to manage the store and reduces inventory costs.  And it is easy to do. David Young: Welcome to the Empire Builders podcast, teaching business owners the not so …

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#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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