Wayfair: From Startup to $5 Billion [Podcast]
Balancing fast growth while building for scale is no easy task. Wayfair’s story started with hundreds of individual microsites and eventually turned into one of North America’s largest online retailers. Wayfair’s VP of Marketing, Bob Sherwin, has been with the business through its explosive growth and has assisted in developing a best in class efficient marketing engine. Learn what happened behind the scenes as the business scaled, including how they expanded into the B2B market.
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As a new sales team starts going through training, we often hear them ask, “Where are our leads?!” And all heads typically turn toward the marketing team.
The success of our businesses will largely be determined by our ability to let go of old assumptions and habits, many of which have served us well, and create the dynamic conditions that allow us to speak to our customers in ways that are personal and important to them.