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"michael barkin" Discussed on Self Made Strategies

Self Made Strategies

05:32 min | 2 years ago

"michael barkin" Discussed on Self Made Strategies

"Inclusion and leadership speakers with an expansion of services offered they came up with a new name new website and a renewed passion for what they do. Whether, it's a kickoff meeting that needs some spark a conference that needs a keynote speaker, a virtual program in need of engaged in engaging leadership expert or a team in need of some wellness training. Molly Plotkin. Group is there to help here for your listening pleasure or the self-made strategies of Molly Plotkin Hey, molly. How are you? Married returnee. Thank you so much for having me on today. Thanks for joining us. This is really cool. Thank you for coming on. Obviously, you're joining US remotely were still obeying social distancing waters and we appreciate your time. This is also being recorded via zoom to be posted to youtube as well. So those of you who are listening can now follow self-made strategies on Youtube and we'll soon have video page up as well. So you. Can See Molly in the flesh remotely of course but thanks again for joining us. So walk us back. You started in two thousand and four. You've been around for seventeen years with Molly plotkin group I not gone through some iterations, but tell us about the very beginning. so you decide that you are going to start this one stop sports. Marketing Agency focused specifically on Athlete appearances and keynotes. How did you get your first client? Sure. Honestly, it's a very serendipitous story. It's one of those where you say you can't believe it's true but it is. At, the time I was helping someone in the finance industry with their marketing. Bottom line is we were thinking how do you think clients in way that different in will be that something unique I did something they can i? Came up with the idea unique. Areas. So experiential brand marketing is all the rage right now but go back fifteen, sixteen years ago. No one was really talking about that. So it was along those lines that while talking to this person, one of their clients was a huge sports fan. So at the time, I had met the wife of a local area sports caster and hit simply said to her who runs the agency that represents athletes. So in Philadelphia such sports town, where do we go if we're looking to connect with alumni athletes someone who? Maybe? A legend but they played twenty years ago. For private dinner something along the lines. She said there isn't one and I said, well, there should be. and. Honest to goodness the next day. I thought. Why not no one's doing it. This is the time. So she and I actually became business partners and we ran the company together for three years. How really started was I represented one person And it was Michael Barkin so I was representing Michael. About three weeks into representing him, the Eagles win the playoffs for the first time in forever many years and as he's on the air now we've got two weeks before they go to Jacksonville. I simply texted him and I said, this is back when texting A. B. C. You have to. Attack A. Message we've been waiting for the phone to terrain if anyone was looking for sports caster..

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"michael barkin" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

08:09 min | 2 years ago

"michael barkin" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"Futures are higher this morning it is coming up at six oh one on Wall Street and we check the markets every fifteen minutes throughout the trading day on Bloomberg S. and P. futures up thirty three point two data features of two hundred ninety four nasdaq futures at one hundred three the dax in Germany now up four tenths percent ten year treasury down to thirty second zero point six nine percent yield on the two year point one six percent NYMEX crude oil is up six tenths percent or nineteen cents at thirty two fifteen of beryl comex gold at half percent or nine dollars at seventeen fifty four sixty an ounce the euro one point oh nine five zero against the dollar the yen when I was seven point six nine and hope improvement retailer Lowe's reporting earnings first quarter profit beating analysts estimates make then by Karen thank you will have more of the markets in just a minute first let's get the latest on the fight against corona virus live with Bloomberg's John Tucker good morning John and good morning they said worldwide cases have now topped four point eight million with deaths exceeding three hundred twenty three thousand U. S. cases rose one point six percent for the day before to over one and a half million the number of dead in the U. S. exceeds ninety one thousand president trump praised the country's testing efforts so if we were testing a million people on set of fourteen million people we would have far fewer cases right so I view it as a badge of honor really it's a badge of honor it's a great tribute to the testing and all of the work that a lot of professionals of done meantime euphoria heart of possible to vaccine by but during a faded and that was in large part responsible for the late market selloff at least one St Wall Street analysts concluded that nobody knows if the vaccine works yet one health publication cited the lack of a press release from the U. S. which partnered with Madonna on the vaccine trial John Tucker Bloomberg daybreak Sir John thank you Federer is chairman Jerome Powell is reiterating his stance the central bank is is ready to use all the weapons in its arsenal to help the economy and door the pandemic he did however stopped short of calling for that fiscal aid immediately I wanted to call out a risk there which was the risk of longer term damage to the economy yeah I know that's what I was doing and he said we may need to do more and congressman as well I'll testify was Steven Mnuchin at a virtual hearing of the Senate banking committee yesterday the treasury secretary warned of significant harm to the economy of shutdowns are prolonged Mnuchin was asked about the safety of Americans returning to work we don't intend to send anybody back to work without the protections and I would say I was prepared to come there today I thought it was safe to testify matter of fact I already was at the Senate this morning wearing a mask and I assure you both myself and everybody on the task force the vice president others are following the best medical advice Boston fed president Eric Rosengren also addressed the safety issue in an interview with Bloomberg's Michael McKee consumers have to be comfortable actually going to businesses and buying the stores going to restaurants employees have to feel comfortable going on the subway the train or a bus and with community spread still continuing in Massachusetts I think we're a little ways away from that point and Rosengren says he expects the jobless rate to rise to near twenty percent so we'll get more insight from the fed this afternoon when minutes of the April policy meeting are released Bloomberg's video shoot ice reports the fed maintained a near zero interest rate target in April following a pair of emergency rate cuts and March Bloomberg economics as meeting minutes will likely reflect forceful guidance by fed chair Jerome Powell and others opposing negative interest rates Tuesday Powell told the Senate banking committee the fed will use all its financial tools to help the economy indoor separately as San Francisco fed study sees high unemployment well into next year the detailed July school birthday break right any thank you the labor department says it will permanently end the practice of giving news media early looks at market moving economic data we get more from Bloomberg surely palette the pre briefings have been suspended because of a corona virus pandemic bureau of labor statistics commissioner William beach said in a letter emailed to news organizations quote continuing security resource and equity concerns outweigh quote any benefits of the press lock a process with so called lockup suspended since March because of the pandemic vitro quote the media demonstrated their ability to produce informed and accurate articles within minutes of the electronic release to the B. L. S. website despite not having early access to the data at all Charlie Pellett Bloomberg daybreak thank Charlie in Europe UK inflation slowed to the weakest level since twenty sixteen in April Richard Jones of the Bloomberg markets live team says the coronavirus lockdown put the brakes on economic activity if you look at the headline reading which is of course what the bank of England uses at its inflation target but not point eight percent year on year that's really know where where near where they wanted to be they want everything to be at two percent I'm not twenty eight way too low one spot five percent prior so we can see that that the pandemic is having an impact on you cancellation and not in the right direction as far as bank of England is concerned John says the data will intensify the debate among policymakers overtaking rates below zero for the first time and we get another reading on the health of the U. S. retail industry went harder to report earnings this morning we get a preview from Bloomberg's every coffee well first quarter sales are expected to be strong growing at about seven point seven percent from a year ago earnings may be weak like rival Walmart pandemic related expenses including increased worker pay and benefits are expected to pressure the bottom line analysts surveyed by Bloomberg forecasting a first quarter profit of forty six cents a share on sales of about eighteen and three quarter billion dollars with target like many other companies having withdrawn its earnings guidance for this year analysts are likely to focus on what business will look like next year Larry coffee Bloomberg daybreak Larry thank you ever watching as shares of the lows of seven point eight percent in early trading after it reported first quarter earnings that beat analysts estimates with sales surging amid the lockdown and this is Bloomberg all right thank you to six oh seven on Wall Street now let's get the latest on the push to re open here's Bloomberg's Michael Barkin morning Michael good morning David New York governor Andrew Cuomo said the Albany area is ready to begin re opening at Long Island is making great progress toward ending its locked down Cuomo says statewide hospitalizations integrations and new admissions and deaths for covert nineteen continue to decline Long Island we were losing about one hundred residents per day we now down to about thirteen per day along with Long Island New York City and the mid Hudson region remain on lockdown new York's MTA will use ultraviolet light to help remove covert nineteen permit subways buses and commuter trains the MTA will spend about a billion dollars for a hundred fifty lamps to begin next week zapping the interior of subway cars in the yard all such technology has been used to clean hospitals agency officials say it's the first time ultraviolet light is being used to kill the corona virus on public transit infrastructure New York University says they are planning to reconvene in person with great care in the fall NYU provost Katherine Fleming wrote in an email that the plans would depend on government directives New Jersey has launched a website to the bunk rumors and hoaxes associated with the spread of the court of virus during his briefing governor Phil Murphy says state health officials are working on plans to take steps toward fully reopening as responsibly and as quickly as possible you just should assume that we are constantly wargaming a whole range of decisions just no that's the case starting today Connecticut will allow outdoor dining spaces offices retail stores and malls museums and zoos the reopened with restrictions however salons and barbershops will remain closed a natural disasters unfolding in central Michigan two dams failed late last.

"michael barkin" Discussed on NewsRadio WIOD

NewsRadio WIOD

07:05 min | 2 years ago

"michael barkin" Discussed on NewsRadio WIOD

"President's team on the other and they're just getting I know it's about time this thing wraps up list that's the vote right now it be done the server about what's going on with the dreaded ask respond Michael Barkin how much water at the bar showing when he went yeah good morning Jimmy and at with it least appeared the onset here that we're looking at one of the two week time frame on some level that we're going at least have to sit through there's no indication that in fact mostly indication from the Senate is there will be no dismissal of this case whatsoever so we're gonna we're gonna to sit through this will be here for a little while and that I. by that I mean I don't know exactly what's going to happen today or how much discussions happening today but frankly there could be a lengthy delay between what is supposed to be the start of the opening arguments and actually getting to those opening arguments because we know that with this contentious session that's supposed to start tomorrow it could stretch several hours as well as in the chamber to a closed session Democrats trying to force the GOP into accepting witness testimony so even though we know much McConnell doesn't want that we also know Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer is expected to offer at least one amendment to stipulate that would stimulate the witnesses and documents should be turned over and with the ground rules state at least at this point for the Senate is there will be two hours of debate equally divided amongst the two parties for each amendment so you get into the possibility of Chuck Schumer adding two three four amendments on some level or anybody else that might come in with amendments you're looking at your six eight hours worth of debate before we even get to any opening arguments and due to the fact that we don't know how many amendments are because we don't know what the groundwork is the Mitch McConnell is yet to unveil this is something that we're going to have to strap our patients had sold for for at least a little while tomorrow yeah it's it's hard to tell who once what who wants a longer trial you know the outcome has so do want a longer one to keep you know Bernie Sanders Elizabeth Warren clover charm Bennett away from both of the trail as they're running for president Republicans just want to get rid of this be done and start talking about the economy and I'm not sure who wants the longer or the shorter frowned right now do you I don't and it's gone back and forth that the other side of it because we've seen in the White House indicate they want a longer trial and have the ability to bring in a whistle blower as a as a as a witness to bring up Adam ship as a witness to bring hunter by the tables a witness to really set up president trump by building him up after what he sort of perceived as a a bring down from the house investigation but have a chance to build him up going into the Senate trial here before he gets out on the road for the twenty twenty campaign if that takes three four five six weeks to do he seemed okay with that and then when switch back and wanted the dismissal will since that's not gonna happen I don't know where we live in between all of that meanwhile whether do this press can be all over the country a campaign if you'd like to mean it's up to him that's what he can do there is a talk of a kill switch in in these roles that come up about what what kills week stretch meaning was look like well it it would be interesting to see it again we we we won't know until we see it what Mitch McConnell is able to put in there on the rules and of course get the Senate to completely agree upon a if there's some sort of elements where you have during the trial you your ground rules laid or something to Mitch McConnell introduced as far as the rules go that seem to indicate that you bring in a witness on some level or you're trying to bring a witness if there's X. amount of votes or if you have to get a tie breaker vote that me and the ability to have it if it's not a simple majority in the first round of it no matter what the wood St as far as the rules go at this point that that John Roberts would be able to be a tie breaker vote there may be some elements that he puts into the rules there that would die dead in some of these and not allow for anything to happen going forward so there are elements that can be added again what the senators supportive of and what people like Mitt Romney Lisa Makowski Susan Collins are all willing to support would would certainly be questionable here going forward it would seem as though most ruled admissible caller bring the table would be just fine and they would be on board with but they're trying to remain open in regards to getting those witnesses brought in documents possibly received as well they may have something there they give his vote just end it all at any given moment because that need like this I like the way this thing is going now al Dershowitz it is saying that he's going to argue that there or even if everything is true the the the the Democrats have proposed that there was nothing impeachable in there the nothing that they can remove the president for under the constitution and I don't know can you make a compelling enough argument and this thing fairly quickly I don't know I don't know if you will because I don't know if you've seen but over the past forty eight hours from the weekend we've seen video that's come out from a nineteen ninety eight islanders which is the the exact opposite of that we had all that happened in the last couple close with the C. talking out of both sides of their mouth he made a complete a compelling argument against himself in regards to you know some years ago during the Clinton impeachment that was something that could be done I don't know what that case is going to say I think you could certainly make a compelling case for it whether anybody necessarily buys into it or believes that the president should be above the law on that level is the question I think that senators are going to have to interview she wrote a letter in nineteen ninety eight right the the going exactly against everything he's right now so they they all have this so did the little the little to enter the jug band madly same thing yeah they're all here Hey thanks Mike we appreciate we'll talk to more and have a good day okay did you make the hard in some fun I was training for that we're gonna Rory o'neill corner or Jimmy are you a tad a hoarder I don't know who the whole order more than half of Americans in a new survey have never deleted anything from their phones no I delete the whole time okay then I'm you know what I still I still can't get enough done you still you you delete photos you do oddly I can confer are gonna delete photos ideally you know emails I really all that stuff in it still you have nine hundred ninety nine things left and hope that we all are you must deliver my number because you never call but they have a fifty two percent never delete any apps every files anything from their device not at all nothing a third said they've had files on their phone that are at least ten years old they're actually transferred them from their old the virus forty percent said they actively avoid deleting photos and videos seventy eight percent make that data transfer the oddly enough people hoard all this data they keep them on their phones but twenty four percent say they'd be embarrassed of someone else got a hold of their phone numbers to the files inside me maybe you should be deleted at their W. I. R. D. dot com yeah I don't want people people and stuff I mean there there there you're right they are hoarders my my wife has everything she's ever had since she was a baby a little undeserving everything I don't I don't get is just slows down and and so much of the sort when you try to find stuff you need it takes forever yeah unless you delete stuff yeah you got there Hey thanks where we talk to you for sports top of the hour we'll be back with your travel you news your whether that's just two minutes away here on Israel's extend WYO.

President Michael Barkin Jimmy
"michael barkin" Discussed on NewsRadio WIOD

NewsRadio WIOD

06:36 min | 2 years ago

"michael barkin" Discussed on NewsRadio WIOD

"Six for your own program and boy boy today the of the the vote it's it's if we're at the edge of our seats again the house representatives to whether or not to send those articles of impeachment on to the Senate I wonder what they'll say what will they decide let's talk a little about this Debbie RD Nash respond Michael Barkin fell much or at the bar sure going to Michael yeah Jimmy it's it's going to be interesting to see how this pulls together because we know the whole it's going to happen today we know that they will name on some level managers that will act as the people doing the prosecution working in those managers will go through the pomp and circumstance element of walking over those articles of impeachment but the question I think that stands out here today is you will both articles go over or will they just be one because after the the day to drop that happened last night from the house intelligence committee with a release the badge of impeachment inquiry evidence from left part is one of Rudy Giuliani's associates that had to hand written notes copies of text messages of a correspondence including Giuliani claiming to be acting with president trump's full knowledge and consent in the communications with the Ukrainian government is that something that they're going to be able to hold off on it they will will conduct further investigation on this and so will only turn over the the the article the creature that indicates the president was on some level of strutting Congress that that's really where if there's any drama I'll be where the drama comes into play today unfortunately they've already you know fired off all those bullets and it's just a great all that's more white noise it is in the weeds it's stuff that you know it's it's palace intrigue was the **** being followed by the Russian secret service were I mean it is it's it's all it's all such nonsense and will they get Jerry Nadler shoe listed to walk across you know any poor guy you feel bad for but they have a good look him up some other walking across state the whole thing is nonsense I wear it they should like this other person on the back of a camel yes the shoot with an excellent idea was put that writing so sort is go now I mean there's no there's no question about that we do know it's gonna be but I mean what all probabilities mean that learned it's going to be shifty shift than anybody else so we know what I need gas Nadler is one of the first one to say that he expects he'll be involved in this on some level but we the names have been the keeping keeping this very close to the vest and then the policy has so this isn't necessarily something she wants to get away at this point there there have been the possibility of not just ship in that lower but there's been some other names have been tossed around but nobody that anybody really wants to kind of point to at this point it could also be because you had thirteen in the Clinton impeachment thirteen different managers one point I'm walking everything over it could be that you have less than that in the book five or six or could be that you end up with around thirteen or more it could be any number that you're looking at there so there's a number of people that I talk about Raskin's one of them a number of others that you just don't know right now but until she gets that photo we will know today we will have absolute clarity as to who's gonna be managing that and I think that sets up with the president's defense was you know we know for a fact that he's going to have is J. seculars and he's going to have others that will be the the you kind of come to know and love White House counsel passable it'll be there but anything that they want to bring to the table they want to see exactly who the houses nominating first so that they can counter program their defense around it right the other thing is that there is you look at this yes it is and then it it seems that they may indeed have I would this is the call but the problem for the Democrats is those witnesses are all going to also include the whistle blower also include you know probably Joe Biden probably hunter Biden and some others that they don't want to bring up yeah yeah and and then there's kind of this weird element the you've got to see because it's not like a regular court case so you would have in this case keep justice John Roberts overseeing it is sort of the judge in this place but if the judge says well listen bat witness whether it be you hunter Biden as an example is as well this isn't really pertinent to the impeachment of president trump so we don't think you should bring him he can be over ruled by a simple majority one votes in order to get that witness brought or at least order to come testify on some level through a subpoena that big could show this trauma how it plays out because it's not like a normal court room in that way even if it seems initially that they're not interested they oppose witnesses could be forced to come testify in reckless during the Clinton impeachment would say Gee that's a decision for the Senate is the he would he would even say well now that's a decision for you you got to make that decision not me he's he's got a rep Gary he's not he's not a decision maker in this in place it in fact during that impeachment of request refused to refer because it was moved by the Democrats to refer to the or by the Republican drive to refer to the centers as jurors and he said no that's that's up to you but they're really not yours a jury jury would have this kind of sway to be able to make these decisions so it's and yet there's this weird power shift in there because if they did you get to fifty votes on that that you could have the Chief Justice be the fifty first vote to pass in order to get those witnesses and so there's a whole bunch of weird dynamic to come into play on this front but you just what you what you think about when you're talking about normal courtroom procedure you're not gonna see this particular case right Hey Michael thank you we'll talk tomorrow good there you have a great day Jimmy yeah this is not the truck they keep saying to trial if I guess technically it's called a troubled doesn't function like we see you know sort of Perry Mason thing just isn't I wish there was you know I would I wish was right you do Mister mustard in the library with the candlestick or whatever the hell it was a very Mason up six forty six he's got a look was trimmed this one a Kansas man has gone to court asking for trial by combat against his ex wife to settle a legal dispute between the two in other words what he wants to have I don't know he wants to have a dule using Japanese swords the interesting thing about this he claims the law doesn't prohibit do all that even his ex wife's attorney admits that part check out why is asking to be allowed to fight his ex wife to the death and what the judge thinks about the whole it's on the front page of WYOU dot com my gosh I'm sure some of us can relate you know where we go with this though I mean America is just listen to or talking about right now all the stuff if somebody dropped him from a hundred years ago a list of the states that can't get away I would wonder what is happening yeah they would think the America the America America was no longer existing yeah and it might not be a good time six forty several come back will change the temperature with some fun stuff two and a half minutes away.

Senate Michael Barkin Nash
"michael barkin" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

08:28 min | 3 years ago

"michael barkin" Discussed on WGN Radio

"It's April. I it's five ten in the morning. Thank you for tuning in for another edition of the opening bell. And here we go with another business weekend and other business day getting underway. Lots going on around the world this morning ready. Hit some of the headlines momentarily a little bit later in the program today, we will talk with the chief scientist and department head of atmospheric science and climate at Argonne National Laboratory with a new report on climate resiliency. That'll be at about five thirty eight this morning. Also this morning, we're going to talk to the founders the co founders of stitch and heart in Chicago. It's a Chicago-based clothing startup that has. Its mission of helping causes of behind the close. Michael barkin and Bill Burnett are here this morning for our CEO spotlight. And they're waiting in the PPG paints green room to begin our conversation this morning, I up, but first let's begin on the WGN associated market desk. The opening bell rings for the first time this week after stocks ended a good week with solid gains. The Dow Jones industrial average was up two hundred eleven points at the closing bell on Friday. This morning futures are up one hundred eighty points on the Dow more than a half a percent, the S and P and NASDAQ higher as well this morning in futures trading. Nasdaq futures up almost a full percent around the globe. It was a pretty decent day in Asia. Overnight says the markets in Japan closed with a gain of nearly three hundred three points up nearly a percent and a half the hang sang up nearly five hundred ten points. Nearly a percent in three quarters the Shanghai up nearly two and a half percent in Europe markets. Are also in the green in London up nearly a half a percent in Germany up nearly a percent and a quarter in France up. Nearly a half a percent as well oil is trading at sixty sixty four a barrel. Couple of stories that we're watching business stories that we're watching this morning. I involves the Kellogg company nearing a deal to sell its Keebler famous Amos and fruit snacks business to tell owner Ferraro for between one billion and one and a half billion dollars. That's according to people familiar with the situation talking to CNBC and announcement could come as early as today as people watch very closely. What happens with that deal online? Childcare marketplace care dot com is dropping nearly half of its daycare listings. The website is confirming it took down more than forty five thousand lift listings after the Wall Street Journal found that hundreds of listings were not licensed by state has claimed. Some of the center is falsely claimed they were licensed and others said they either didn't. Exist or didn't know that they were listed on the site. The journals report yesterday pointed out that care dot com. Does only limited vetting of the caregivers listed the company has stressed. It does not fully screen the caregivers and Sears his cutting life insurance benefit benefits for tens of thousands of retirees. The move is expected to impact an estimated ninety thousand people retirees will reportedly have the option of converting their group coverage into individual whole life policies. Chicago startup has a mission of creating custom clothes and helping give back to causes personal to the company and its customers. The co founders have stitch and heart are in her CEO spotlight this morning, Michael barking and Bill Burnett or here. Michael bill. Good morning. Welcome to the opening bell. Good morning morning. Thanks for having a well. You're happy. We're happy you're here because this is sort of an exciting new thing that's going on. And it's relatively new for you guys. Even though you've been around for eight. Eight or nine months or so I want to start first by talking about the company, and what you have built here. And I want to give you kind of both a chance to go forward on that question. How about Bill we start with you? Great. Yeah. Thank you. So as he said, we started stitching heart about eight months ago, really the idea behind creating the company all was rooted in social impact we wanted to create something a brand that built into the core. The DNA the culture of the business was really around giving back. I and so that that really sets back for me a personal story. So a few years ago, my mom was diagnosed with cancer. And so as we were going through this very personal battle just saw the different people that it impacts and going through something brand new for myself. Professionally I exited my company I had a company in Chicago that we sold the Lincoln. And so I sat down with Michael and said look at really love to think about what could be next. What could we do where it's really about giving Michael comes from the clothing industry. So we struck just a conversation around. What about a personalized menswear company all around custom that gives back to the causes that matter most to the the men the customers shopping with us, and ultimately that was our kickoff point. And then from there, we took it Bill, the Michael I should say the idea of giving back is one that the new generation of consumers really loves to be a part of. But the other part of this is the closer important to and that's where your expertise comes in. Yeah. I mean, pe- people care, right? And so I've spent the last sixteen years of my life in around this clothing business in a few different parts. Must recently was was part of a. Company called trunk club that we successfully exited to Nordstrom back in two thousand fourteen and so I've got a chance to really be involved with growing big teams building biggish sized businesses. But the reality of the clothing spaces, it's small right. Like our industry the custom aspect of what we do. Anyway, it's about a billion dollar industry. And so if you look at that, you know, all these people playing in the space, they're basically the same. And so what we tried to deal. What we're deciding to do is really approach it from a totally different angle. Yeah. We'll make amazing close, but we'll make amazing clothes and also do good with it. And so our approach to the whole thing. Let's find out what matters to individuals. We can personalize every single part of the clothing process, but we also want to personalize how the dollars flow through and our take on it. And because of Billy's personal experience of were close best friends from growing up. He was gone through something that really set this thing off, right? And so we got together and said, let's let's approach. Let's go after this thing together, and we can make an impact on the human side. Through selling luxury product, and that really resonated with us both I wanna walk through the process a little bit and can give our listeners as much of a visual on this week possibly can Bill when somebody decides they want to come in and get fitted and get close how what's the start and end the process. Sure. So think about it as a as a custom business customers are gonna come in to our office. They're going to learn a little bit about what we do what kind of clothes we play and more importantly, we're gonna learn about them. How do they wear clothes, you know, where to clothes fit into their lifestyle? Are they wearing more casual on the weekends? Are they dressing up more professionally for work, so get a real understanding of that customer at that point? Then we'll start introducing you know, what can we make for them? What fits what works at the same time. They're learning about our company our culture in that. It's not just about what you wear, but it's about giving back. It's about supporting the causes that matter most. And so we take them through a little narrow. Around like, why we got started and the different causes that we support which for us right now, we're supporting all of the different cancer fighting causes. And we have two great partners. We have Anthony Rizzo foundation and the American Cancer Society where we do all of our funding through. And so a customer will understand a little bit about the causes. Ultimately, I'm fast forward a little bit. They'll get measured. We do custom fit. So everything's going to be dialed into a perfect fit for that individual. And then they'll shop and after the shopping experience won't be make the clothes for them. We'll actually so in a custom label that will indicate the cause that that they're supporting we're on this morning of Bill Burnett and Michael bark cofounders of stitch, stitching heart the Chicago's startup, that's clothing company. And 'cause agent as well. And we're going to continue our conversation with Michael and Bill after the break this morning here in the opening bell. But first we need to take a quick break at five nineteen on WGN. For traffic.

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