Brand and product integrity are the grounding principles that guided the smart and successful growth of Hammitt Bags by the brand’s founder, Tony Drockton. From its beginnings as a Southern California eCommerce company to what it is today – a luxury brand known throughout the world – Hammitt Bags and Tony’s story of how he purposefully scaled the business over time is an inspiration.
Listen in to his second appearance on the Integrate & Ignite Podcast and his conversation with host Lori Jones all about how he innovated along the way, learned from his failures, and stayed focused on creating a unifying experience for the customer.
On this first episode of Season 8 of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast host Lori Jones discusses the fatal flaw shared by far too many innovators, disruptors, and visionaries with big ideas: they devalue marketing and mistakenly believe that their product or service is so cool and innovative that it will sell itself.
Tune in to hear why strategic marketing and research can differentiate in ways that help position early-stage companies for success, why some startups and growth-minded businesses fail, what those companies should look for when hiring a marketing director, and the three things you should do to gain more awareness when scaling for your company.