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Loose Threads — Consumer, retail, fashion and commerce

Richie Siegel: Founder of Loose Threads

The Loose Threads Podcast explores the intersection of consumer, retail and commerce. Hosted by Richie Siegel, the founder of Loose Threads, each episode features an in-depth conversation with one guest that spans a range of topics, lasting about an hour. The unifying thread is always the rapid change facing the consumer, retail and commerce industry and how entrepreneurs are responding. You can listen to the podcast on any player of your choice: iTunes, Soundcloud, Overcast, Google Play. If you'd like to recommend a guest (including yourself!), don't hesitate to get in touch: hello@loosethreads.com. http://LooseThreads.com

Episodes

For Your Eyes Only — with Eric Varady of Topology Eyewear
00:45:28
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:45:28
For Your Eyes Only — with Eric Varady of Topology Eyewear

The Evolution of Influence — with Melissa Duren Conner of JBC
00:35:49
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:35:49
The Evolution of Influence — with Melissa Duren Conner of JBC

Feet First — with Alexa Buckley of Margaux
00:35:44
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:35:44
Feet First — with Alexa Buckley of Margaux

Back to Basics — with Brian Berger of Mack Weldon
00:37:37
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:37:37
Back to Basics — with Brian Berger of Mack Weldon

Modernizing the Hidden World of Ecommerce Imaging — with James Ingram of Splashlight
00:38:25
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:38:25
Modernizing the Hidden World of Ecommerce Imaging — with James Ingram of Splashlight

Pivoting the Pro Shop — with Nik Bando of Bogeybox
00:35:52
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:35:52
Pivoting the Pro Shop — with Nik Bando of Bogeybox

Reinventing Plus Size From The Ground Up — With Nadia Boujarwah of Dia&Co
00:38:52
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:38:52
Reinventing Plus Size From The Ground Up — With Nadia Boujarwah of Dia&Co

Leather, Data and Grit — with Evan Fript of Paul Evans
00:36:03
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:36:03
Leather, Data and Grit — with Evan Fript of Paul Evans

Renting Out Your Underutilized Clothing — with Lona Alia of Style Lend
00:36:18
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:36:18
Renting Out Your Underutilized Clothing — with Lona Alia of Style Lend

Making Dumb Clothing Smart — with Janett Martinez of Loomia
00:38:49
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:38:49
Making Dumb Clothing Smart — with Janett Martinez of Loomia

An Umbrella Obsession — with Dave Kahng of Davek
00:33:53
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:33:53
An Umbrella Obsession — with Dave Kahng of Davek

Challenging Unrealistic Standards of Beauty — with Carrie Hammer
00:40:35
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:40:35
Challenging Unrealistic Standards of Beauty — with Carrie Hammer

Rethinking the Purpose of a Store — with Alana Branston of Bulletin
00:36:19
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:36:19
Rethinking the Purpose of a Store — with Alana Branston of Bulletin

Performance & Perspective — with Yehua Yang of Pivotte
00:23:40
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:23:40
Performance & Perspective — with Yehua Yang of Pivotte

When the Social Mission Comes First — with Olivia Wright of Rallier
00:27:22
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:27:22
When the Social Mission Comes First — with Olivia Wright of Rallier

The Cross Country Opportunity — with Kevin Lavelle of Mizzen + Main
00:50:25
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:50:25
The Cross Country Opportunity — with Kevin Lavelle of Mizzen + Main

Dusting off the Luggage Industry — with Josh Udashkin of Raden
00:42:05
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:42:05
Dusting off the Luggage Industry — with Josh Udashkin of Raden

An Unexpected Journey to the Source — With Matt Scanlan of Naadam Cashmere
00:56:27
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:56:27
An Unexpected Journey to the Source — With Matt Scanlan of Naadam Cashmere

Pushing Wood to the Absolute Limit — with Giancarlo Paternoster of Giancarlo Studio Furniture
00:57:31
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:57:31
Pushing Wood to the Absolute Limit — with Giancarlo Paternoster of Giancarlo Studio Furniture

The Amorphous Evolution of Retail — with Rachel Shechtman of Story
00:47:53
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:47:53
The Amorphous Evolution of Retail — with Rachel Shechtman of Story

Monopolies & Opportunities — with Andrew Lipovsky of Eponym
00:45:48
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:45:48
Monopolies & Opportunities — with Andrew Lipovsky of Eponym

Leveling the Playing Field for Independent Designers — with Amanda Curtis of Nineteenth Amendment
00:48:01
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:48:01
Leveling the Playing Field for Independent Designers — with Amanda Curtis of Nineteenth Amendment

Keys To The Closet — with Alexandra Wilkis Wilson of Fitz
00:43:58
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:43:58
Keys To The Closet — with Alexandra Wilkis Wilson of Fitz

Saying a Lot with a Little — with Matt Orley of Orley
00:48:52
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:48:52
Saying a Lot with a Little — with Matt Orley of Orley

Data and Details — with Seph Skerritt of Proper Cloth
00:52:44
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:52:44
Data and Details — with Seph Skerritt of Proper Cloth

The (Invisible) Long Tail of Packaging — with Stephan Ango of Lumi
00:46:24
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:46:24
The (Invisible) Long Tail of Packaging — with Stephan Ango of Lumi

Getting Better, Not Just Bigger — with Steven Alan
00:41:53
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:41:53
Getting Better, Not Just Bigger — with Steven Alan

Focusing on the Rules of Business, Not the Glamour — with Vishaal Melwani of Combatant Gentlemen
00:54:47
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:54:47
Focusing on the Rules of Business, Not the Glamour — with Vishaal Melwani of Combatant Gentlemen

Pioneering Wholesale in a Direct to Consumer World — with Garrett Leight
00:46:41
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:46:41
Pioneering Wholesale in a Direct to Consumer World — with Garrett Leight

The Fashion Industry Is Not Exactly Broken — with Marc Bain of Quartz
00:40:03
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:40:03
The Fashion Industry Is Not Exactly Broken — with Marc Bain of Quartz

By Hand, Not by Machine — with Tull Price of FEIT
00:58:22
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:58:22
By Hand, Not by Machine — with Tull Price of FEIT

Building the Future of Clothing and Unlocking Social Mobility — With Abe Burmeister Of Outlier
00:40:24
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:40:24
Building the Future of Clothing and Unlocking Social Mobility — With Abe Burmeister Of Outlier

Creating a Shopping Street on the Internet — with Chris Morton of Lyst
00:47:02
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:47:02
Creating a Shopping Street on the Internet — with Chris Morton of Lyst

Building the Knitwear Platform of the Future — with Ben Alun-Jones of UNMADE
00:53:51
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:53:51
Building the Knitwear Platform of the Future — with Ben Alun-Jones of UNMADE

Navigating the Legal Complexities of the Fashion Industry — with Doug Hand of HBA, LLP
00:57:14
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:57:14
Navigating the Legal Complexities of the Fashion Industry — with Doug Hand of HBA, LLP

3D Printing a Personalized Future with Jon Schwartz of Voodoo Manufacturing
00:48:52
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:48:52
3D Printing a Personalized Future with Jon Schwartz of Voodoo Manufacturing

The CFDA Report, Zara's innovations, and Kanye's fluidity with Adam Wray of fashionREDEF
00:56:00
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:56:00
The CFDA Report, Zara's innovations, and Kanye's fluidity with Adam Wray of fashionREDEF

Pins, Patches and the Post Office with Charlie Ambler of Strikegently.co
00:31:15
2017-09-22 13:33:58 UTC 00:31:15
Pins, Patches and the Post Office with Charlie Ambler of Strikegently.co