Piper video stories: Challenges

As both entrepreneurs and expert investors in the consumer space, Piper continue to be fascinated by the stories behind growing successful branded businesses

This video, on the common challenges that entrepreneurs can expect to come across, is the second in a series of in-depth interviews with some of the UK’s leading entrepreneurs and managers about their views on what it takes to build brand legends.

We will be sending out these videos throughout the year. Our second interview covers the challenges of growing a consumer brand.

The videos feature entrepreneurs from a range of consumer sectors:

Food & Drink: Adam Balon (Innocent Smoothies), Charles Rolls (Fever

Tree), James Averdieck (Gu & The Coconut Collaborative)

Hospitality: Steve Locke (Be At One cocktail bars), Ajith Jayawickrema (Las Iguanas & Turtle Bay), Alex Reilley (Loungers), John Welsh (Hickory’s Smokehouse)

Fashion & Design: Adam Brown (Orlebar Brown), Julian Granville (Boden), Chris Sharp (The Rug Company)

Health & Beauty: Margo Marrone (The Organic Pharmacy)

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