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Richard North

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Integration testing and Testcontainers with Richard North

Innovate @Open

Richard North, former chief engineer at Deloitte Digital, is now one of the co-founders of AtomicJar, an upcoming SaaS which will complement the Testcontainers project.


5 Aug 2021

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Richard North – Inspirational Tales From A Local Entrepreneur

Saturday Strategy

On this episode of Saturday Strategy, host Johnny Themans welcomes Richard North, Co-Founder and CEO of Wow! Stuff, a company that builds brands and partners with licensed brands to deliver fun and innovative toys and pop-culture gifts, trading in over 30 countries around the globe. Richard is here to talk about his start-up journey, sharing expert advice for aspiring and beginner entrepreneurs and highlighting the importance of leveraging your network, work experience, and knowledge of the market.Richard shares insight into effective hiring techniques, dealing with restlessness and failure as an entrepreneur, thinking outside the box, and leveraging money from stakeholders to grow your business. Then, he speaks on his experience overcoming challenges in growing a small business, acquiring and selling businesses, and building ecommerce platforms.“Whether they’re customers or they’re people you meet through business, keep those contacts close and be kind, be nice to those people, you’ll need them.”   - Richard NorthTo learn more about Wow! Stuff, visit: www.wowstuff.comAbout our Guest:Richard North is the Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Brand Officer at Wow! Stuff, which is a UK-based company that builds brands and partners with licensed brands, working until their brains hurt to deliver toys and pop-culture gifts that are really, really, INNOVATIVE, ON BRAND, IN UNIVERSE. ALWAYS!Connect with Richard on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/richard-north-b91b8a9--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/good2great/message


8 May 2021

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Living with Licensing

Richard's company,  Wow! Stuff, is at the forefront of innovation in the toy business. Hear how he and his colleagues made licensing work for them.


29 Oct 2020

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Richard North CEO of Wow Stuff" Innovation, Licensing and Thriving in the Pandemic World

The Playground Podcast

Richard and Chris catch up with the busy Richard North, one of the founders of Wow Stuff from his car on a busy London street and they talk about the growth of the company, the challenges and opportunities of working in the world of Covid...and the innovative product launching in October that's set to help the company make it through these challenging times. From a strategy that leverages hot properties to outrageously creative product, and a company that's pulling together, you'll be entertained and inspired by this conversation and Richard. The Playground Podcast is sponsored by Global Toy Experts, KidStuff Public Relations, and The Toy Guy. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-playground-podcast/support


28 Sep 2020

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Riley's Lockdown Challenge #6: Richard North, Jamie Green, Justin Smith

The Weekly Dartscast

Matthew Kiernan is back with episode six of his Riley's Lockdown Challenge. The Darting Nerd has been set a challenge by those in Riley's Towers - an unusual one for unusual times. They want him to play as many Riley's UK Open Qualifiers online as possible. There have been over 200 since they began in 2010.  In this episode, Matthew chats with Richard North, Jamie Green and Justin Smith. Thank you to our friends at Low6 for sponsoring the Weekly Dartscast. Download the Low6 app and use the promo code “Dartscast” for a free £3 bet with Low6. Get involved in our own contest, the Weekly Dartscast Lucky Dip. Our contest, which is £2 to enter, features a mix of games from different online leagues to make your picks on. You’ll be able to see the picks our co-hosts Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt have made and compete against them along with other listeners of our podcast! Find out more at weeklydartscast.com/low6 18+ UK residents only. New customers limit one per person. T&C’s apply. Please gamble responsibly. begambleaware.org Enjoy our podcast? Support us on Patreon from just $2: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32374047 Thank you to our Patreon members: Phil Moss, Gordon Skinner, Andrew Dougan, Tom Rouse


6 Jul 2020

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Too Sick To Lead. With Guest Richard North Patterson

The Michael Steele Podcast

Is Trump too sick lead? And how do we recover from his illness? Michael Steele and Richard North Patterson make the diagnosis. Richard North Patterson is a lawyer, political commentator and best-selling novelist. He is a former chairman of Common Cause, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and serves on the board of the Renew Democracy Initiative, a bipartisan group dedicated to defending the principles of liberal democracy at home and abroad. He’s the author of The Spire, Eclipse and fourteen other bestselling and critically acclaimed novels. Formerly a trial lawyer, he was the SEC liaison to the Watergate special prosecutor.


11 Dec 2019

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Power Kid Podcast: Richard North of Wow! Stuff talks Harry Potter, Brand Building

The Toy Book Podcasts by Adventure Media & Events

In this week's episode of the "Power Kid Podcast," host Phil Albritton of Power Kid Design speaks with Richard North, founder and CEO of Wow! Stuff. Over the past few years, North has grown Wow! Stuff into an award-winning pop-culture toy and gift manufacturer. The company's Harry Potter Invisibility Cloak is a 2019 Toy Insider Holiday Gift Guide Winner and is nominated for a Toy of the Year (TOTY) Award for Innovative Toy of the Year. During their conversation, Albritton and North discuss Wow! Stuff's positioning statement of "Great Brands Brought to Life," and the importance of marketing unique products through the use of video displays and live demonstration artists. North also shares stories on how the company uses technology to create "magic," and how a strong relationship with Warner Bros. was forged to allow the company to become a trusted partner of the Harry Potter and Wizarding World brands.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/adventuremedia/message


10 Dec 2019

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Weekly Dartscast Series 3 Episode 29: Brisbane Masters Review, Melbourne Masters Preview, and Richard North, Paul Hogan, Nick Kenny, and Kerrie Crompton Interviews

The Weekly Dartscast

The 29th Episode of the 3rd Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. The team look back on Damon Heta's brilliant title in Brisbane, as well as Rob Cross's fourth televised final of 2019. They also talk about who is most in need of a big performance this week in Melbourne, before discussing whether Mikuru Suzuki and Leighton Bennett deserve an invite to the PDC's Grand Slam in Wolverhampton. The team are joined by four guests. First, Matthew Kiernan speaks with Paul Hogan and Richard North at the Basingstoke Open. Then Nick Kenny discusses his triumph at the Belgium Open and his preparation for the BDO World Trophy and eventually World Championship in January. Finally, Kerrie Crompton talks about her excitement and nerves ahead of her big stage refereeing debut at the end of the month at the World Trophy in Blackburn.


15 Aug 2019