The Resilient Retail Game Plan Episode 151

The Slow Burn To Success With Sallie King

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The Slow Burn To Success With Sallie King

Whether you’re someone who’s just started a creative product business and are chasing that first sale or whether you’re an experienced founder trying to leverage even greater growth for your long-running and established brand, something we all share in common is that we all want to experience success, in its many shapes and forms. From social media to shop windows, the popularity and success of a product or brand can sometimes seemingly explode out of nowhere, but it’s not often the case that these businesses are overnight successes.

In episode 151 of The Resilient Retail Game Plan, I speak to Sallie King of small-space furniture brand, Urbansize. From humble beginnings selling single units on Etsy to being stocked in Urban Outfitters and Not On The High Street, Sallie shares how she gradually built up her business from a single idea and product into the successful brand it is today.

In today’s podcast, we discuss the challenges of stock management and warehousing, creating growth without investment, and the virtue of patience. We also talk about the long-term cost, and even personal, benefits of outsourcing and how we might better delegate and share the load of our businesses with our teams.

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About the featured guest

Sallie King

I am the founder of Urbansize which is a furniture brand specialising in furniture for small spaces. I design all of the furniture and handle the day to day running of the business.

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