This is a shorter special edition of the podcast looking at how Giles Henschel is trying to pivot his business during the coronavirus challenge.
Giles has been in business for many years and has a background in the military so I was very keen to see if he had any wise words on how to navigate his business through the crisis. Many of us in hospitality have been advised to offer home delivery, either of produce or finished products. But this has its complexities and I’ve felt that the wholesalers are better placed to offer this than the restaurants.
Giles has done just that re-establishing his B to C brand Loaf and Larder and complimenting what the supermarkets are trying to offer with home delivery. His primary motivation, rather than profit, simply to keep his team employed and ensure he is in the best position to be able to trade out of the other side.
We also touch on the balance of keeping entrepreneurial and recognising we must some day re-establish the economy, whilst we all have a desire to keep the team and community safe.
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