Month: August 2022

#061: Mrs. Fields – Why does the mall smell so delicious?

How giving away free samples created an empire of 250 stores worldwide in just 15 years, Debbie Fields’ success as an empire builder is inspiring. 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. Stephen Semple is a Marketing Consultant, story …

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#060: Leatherman – Is it a tool?  Is it a knife?  That was the problem.

Why did it take ten years to make the first sale? How did they grow to sell over three million tools a year? I’m not sure I could have done what Tim Leatherman did. 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. …

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