In this episode, my guest is Kelcey Lehrich, Co-Founder and CEO of 365 Holdings, a vertically integrated holding company of DTC-centric brands. 365 has built a high-performing team of growth-minded professionals that makes an impact on the landscape of consumer brands.
365 is built for the express purpose of being the long-term home for these “microbrands” (including Cultures for Health, Steel River, Alternascript, and Valley Food Storage) and enables these brands to see profitable, sustainable growth for years to come. Operationally, they accomplish this through a vertically integrated shared services model; fundamentally, they accomplish this through a company culture that embraces 365’s core values.
In my talk with Kelcey, we’ll touch on some of the brands that comprise 365’s current stable of holdings, the current and future challenges facing the eCommerce industry, and a few of the specific practices of their vertically integrated model that differentiate them within the M&A world.
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