Charlie Cole is Chief Executive Officer of FTD, the modern florist collective, where he oversees people and operations. Charlie brings extensive digital and retail leadership experience to the 110 year old brand, which he joined in March 2020. 

Before joining FTD, Charlie served as the first Global Chief eCommerce Officer for Samsonite while simultaneously serving as Chief Digital Officer for Tumi. Earlier in his career, he held executive positions and led digital transformations at Assembled Brands, Schiff Nutrition and Lucky Brand Jeans.

Here are some key insights from this week’s show:

  • Be completely transparent with your goals.
  • Your local community feels the pulse of the neighborhood.
  • There is more to learn when you leave your bubble.
  • Find moments in your day to help you recenter.

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