Loose Threads — Inside the new consumer economy

Globetrotting — with Sarah Nakintu of Kintu

Episode Summary

#67. Kintu is an internationally inspired and produced handbag brand that works with artisans in Uganda and Kenya. We talk with Founder Sarah Nakintu about her impulse to create high-quality but aspirationally priced bags with a global image—a brand with a unique aesthetic that also creates jobs in the economy Sarah grew up in. The Loose Threads Podcast features in-depth discussions with leaders across the rapidly changing consumer economy.

Episode Notes

The Guest: Kintu

Edited by George Drake, Jr.

Music by Lucas Brahme

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Full Transcript

The Loose Threads Podcast explores the intersection of consumer, retail and commerce. Hosted by Richie Siegel, the founder of Loose Threads, each episode features an in-depth conversation with one guest about their founding story and how it fits into the current state of the industry. Guests come from all different backgrounds, spanning the consumer goods, fashion, retail and technology industries. The unifying thread is always the rapid change facing the industry and how entrepreneurs are responding. You can listen to the podcast on any player of your choice, in addition to on LooseThreads.com.