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Retail Ready Podcast

Sep 16, 2019

In the first part of the podcast you will hear how Quin, in 1977 left his job after 15 years and and decided to set up Scalzo foods from the spare room in his family house. We discuss the early days of Scalzo foods, how business was done, hurdles in the early days and Quins journey to now.

Fast forward 40 years from...


Sep 9, 2019

In todays episode I am joined by Vicki Nguyen who is the founder of Jomeis Fine Foods. Which started off as a side hustle while she was teaching Yoga full time, Vicki saw an opportunity to grow a brand. After a couple of hurdles and a failed product, Vicki has a range of Nutritional Lattes that not only taste amazing,...


Sep 2, 2019

In todays episode I am joined by Matthew Parry, the founder of the Good Crisp Company. When Matt was based in Adelaide he saw an opportunity to create a crisp which ticked several health banners. After pushing his product into retailers here with some success, he felt the US market was a bigger opportunity.

With a great...


Aug 26, 2019

In todays episode I am joined by Mathew Slavica who is the founder of Digital Stand. In 2013 Matt saw the huge opportunity of creating a social media agency to help brands spread there awareness via social media. People thought he was crazy thinking social media would be a popular platform than the older...


Aug 19, 2019

In todays episode I am joined by Paul Benhaim, who is expert in the field of hemp & cannabis. Paul is part of the biggest growing global trend at the moment, which is CBD. Paul has been working in this field since 1993 after leaving university.

Paul is the founder of the Australian Hemp Foods company and is Chief...