Re:tales Podcast

Re:tales podcast E-Commerce
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Welcome to the home of Re:tales – the retail podcast that shares captivating growth stories from movers and shakers across the e-commerce space. Hosted by Caroline Baldwin, this brand new podcast reveals the successes (and struggles) of e-commerce experts and disruptive founders, in their own words. Join us as we explore their winning strategies, market insights and unique take on future-shaping trends.

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Bonus Episode! E-commerce Experts Reveal Their Fundraising Secrets For Attracting New Investment In Your Business


For our last episode of the season, we have something extra special for you!

In this episode, we present a recording of a recent online event hosted as part of Brightpearl’s Peak Season series on finance and fundraising in e-commerce. Our host, Caroline Baldwin sat down with Emily Bendell, Founder and CEO at Bluebella, and Nick Torday, Co-founder and CEO at Bower Collective.

Unmask the secrets behind successful e-commerce fundraising with Emily  and Nick.  This episode is an exploration of their fundraising sagas, the highs and lows, triumphs, and lessons learned. They pull back the curtain on the emotional roller coaster of fundraising, offer advice on securing a diverse pool of investors, and take a deep dive into the persistent gender gap in the investment sector.

If you’re in search of expert guidance on attracting investment or exploring
funding options for your e-commerce enterprise, regardless of its size, then this is an episode you don’t want to miss. Tune in now:

We're hosting a webinar!

Yes, that's right. The host of Retales, Caroline Baldwin, will take the virtual stage on October 12th to moderate an exclusive e-commerce finance and fundraising panel.

As part of Brightpearl's Peak Season Series, this 60-minute virtual session will delve into financial management and fundraising strategies for online retail. Whether you're seeking insights on attracting investment or choosing the right funding options, we've got you covered.

Our special guests, Emily Bendell, the founder of Bluebella, and Nick Torday, CEO of Bower Collective, will share their unique perspectives on e-commerce fundraising, including their crowdfunding success stories.

By registering, you'll also gain access to two bonus 30-minute sessions from Avalara and Wayflyer, equipping you with all the tools you need to stay updated on tax changes and strategic capital options.

When: October 12th

Time: 4pm BST / 10 am ET

Can't make it? Register anyway, and we'll send you the recording

By providing your information you are agreeing to be contacted by any of the partners involved in this webinar under legitimate interest.

Apply to Join the Re:Tales Podcast!

Are you interested in being a guest on the podcast?

The Retales podcast is all about real conversations with industry professionals who aren't afraid to be open and honest about their experiences in the tough world of e-commerce.

When it comes to guests, we're looking for people who are willing to dive into difficult topics, are an open book about their journey and experiences, are are passionate about sharing advice with other e-commerce businesses.

If that sounds like you, please drop us a message at

We make guest selections based on topic relevance. You can expect to hear back from us within a week or two of your application. If we aren't able to schedule you at this time, we hope you won't take it personally! And we'll be sure to keep your name on our list of considerations for future episodes.