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CHECKOUT Nick Pearce from HoMie | #182

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Nathan Bush is a director at eCommerce talent agency, eSuite. He has led eCommerce for businesses with revenue $100m+ and has been recognised as one of Australia’s Top 50 People in eCommerce four years in a row. You can contact Nathan on LinkedIn, Twitter or via email.

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Nick Pearce is the CEO & Co-Founder of HoMie, a streetwear clothing social enterprise that launched in 2015. HoMie uses 100% of its profits to achieve HoMie’s mission of supporting young people affected by homelessness or hardship. Since 2015, Nick has helped take the brand from a pop-up idea between three friends, to a bricks and mortar retail store that also acts as a base for HoMie’s Pathway Alliance Program - an initiative that sees young people experiencing hardship participate in training, where they gain on-the-job experience and accredited learning. In 2017, Nick was awarded the Victorian Young Achievers Award for Leadership, in 2018, the National Retail Association's Young Retailer of the Year and in 2019, GQ Magazine’s Social Force Award.

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In this episode of Add To Cart, we checkout Nick Pearce, CEO and Co-founder of HoMie – a social enterprise that aims to break down the stigma associated with homelessness and those experiencing it rough on the streets. They do this through their ultra cool fashion label, HoMie, their upcycled ReBorn range and their Pathway Alliance Program that helps disadvantaged youth kick start their retail career.

Questions answered in this episode include
  • What is the weirdest thing you’ve ever bought online? 
  • Who is your favourite retailer? 
  • Which retail fad do you wish was history?
  • Can you recommend a book or podcast that our listeners should immediately get into? 
  • Finish this sentence.  The future of retail is… 
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