In episode 295 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Stuart Landesberg, founder and CEO of Grove Collaborative, a leading sustainable CPG company and certified B Corp that creates innovative natural products and offers a curated selection of healthy home essentials. Listen in as Landesberg discusses the mission behind Grove Collaborative, his background that led him to found the company, and how his value-driven team has fueled company growth.
In addition, Landesberg shares how Grove's commitment to sustainability engenders loyalty among employees and customers, how increased consumer interest in sustainable products has helped the brand grow, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the business. Landesberg discusses the consumer behavior shifts that he thinks will continue post-pandemic, his plans for product innovation and team growth at Grove, and the brand's marketing strategy to continue customer acquisition and expansion.
Stuart Landesberg is the co-founder and CEO of Grove Collaborative, the leading digital-first brand and e-commerce platform for natural home and personal care. Stu has long been passionate about sustainability. He founded Grove, which has been a Certified B Corp since its founding, after learning that offline distribution meant that just a small percentage of families were choosing healthy, sustainable home care products. Grove now serves hundreds of thousands of households in the U.S. every month, and has raised over $100 million in total capital. Stu was previously an investor at TPG Growth, where he was involved in over $400 million in consumer and technology investments. Stu and his wife Caitlin live in San Francisco with their daughter and dog, and spend as much time outside as possible.