In episode 303 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Taleeb Noormohamed, CEO of Jane, a boutique marketplace featuring the latest in women's fashion trends, accessories, home decor, children's clothing, and more. Noormohamed discusses Jane's curated online marketplace of small businesses, his professional background, and how the online retailer supports the small business community. He shares how the marketplace prioritizes customer experience on its website and mobile app, and why many new customers are coming to Jane specifically to support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition, Noormohamed discusses how Jane creates fun experiences for both shoppers and sellers, his predictions for consumer behavior in the second half of 2021, and how he's preparing Jane for shifts in consumer trends. Lastly, he shares insight into the marketplace's customer retention strategy, as well as what he's focusing on next to fuel growth at Jane.
Taleeb Noormohamed is the CEO of Jane. Before coming to Jane, Taleeb co-founded Casaza with the Property Brothers and served as chief growth officer of Farfetch, the world’s leading marketplace for luxury fashion. There, he was responsible for growing the company around the world, including opening new markets for Farfetch, doubling the company’s revenue in a year and a half. Taleeb led the development of new lines of business and oversaw the company’s M&A activities.
Taleeb additionally serves on the board of directors for the Kiwi Collection, the world’s most diverse curated collection of luxury hotels spanning more than 2,200 hotels in 130 countries. Taleeb completed his undergraduate education at Princeton University, graduating Summa Cum Laude, and then attended Oxford University as a Commonwealth Scholar for his graduate studies.