How do you orient a company toward sustainability goals when our economy is built around profitability? Business of Home spoke to sustainability leaders at four brands—Williams-Sonoma, Room & Board, Humanscale and Material Bank—to hear their stories, successes and challenges.
After being acquired by a private equity firm earlier this year, the woven vinyl brand has appointed John McPhee as CEO. Now, he tells BOH about the opportunities at hand for the brand, from a catalog and marketing new categories to an international presence.
As a partner at Forerunner Ventures, Nicole Johnson has had a front-row seat to some big VC successes. On this week’s episode of The Business of Home Podcast, she shares a primer on the venture capital model and explains why, of all the design industry startups, she’s betting on The Expert.