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Syama MeagherSyama Meagher is the Founder and Chief Strategist at Scaling Retail, an innovative retail business consultancy and marketing agency that specializes in launching and scaling successful fashion retail companies. She currently leads the agency’s global team of talented professionals, cultivating winning results and alleviating uncertainty for fashion and lifestyle brands. In addition to this, Syama is the Co-founder of Rendall Co., a soft goods business that has been featured in New York Magazine, Forbes, Fast Company, and more.

Syama is a longtime expert in retail and fashion. Before starting Scaling Retail, she achieved many professional successes, including doubling Gucci’s outlet division sales from $50 million to $100 million in two years. Syama has won a number of different awards for her work, including the Top 20 Women in Business award by Women’s Wear Daily.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Syama Meagher shares how her passion for retail first began at the age of nine years old
  • How Syama discovered that she wanted to be an advisor for retail companies
  • Syama shares her experience working at Gucci
  • How has retail evolved in the last two decades?
  • The ins and outs of launching and growing a company in the midst of the global pandemic
  • Syama explains where she sees NFTs interacting with retail
  • The people that have been influential in Syama’s entrepreneurial journey

In this episode…

Are you a retailer struggling to raise your sales? What if there was a way to double your sales in the shortest time possible?

Syama Meagher says that for entrepreneurs to make their desired sales, they need to understand the psychology behind the pricing of a product. Syama’s passion for pricing led her to start Scaling Retail, where she helps entrepreneurs launch and scale their fashion and lifestyle businesses. As she says, it’s important to master the ins and outs of retail and adapt to an evolving market in order to run a business successfully.

In this episode, John Corcoran sits down with Syama Meagher, the Founder and Chief Strategist at Scaling Retail and the Co-founder of Rendall Co., to discuss ways to succeed in retail. Syama shares her experience working at iconic, high-end brands like Gucci, how retail has evolved in the last two decades, and the new advancements of NFTs.

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