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The Founder Behind Furniture-Maker Poppin Explains Why the Company Needed to Transform Itself After realizing it was selling to the wrong customer, the company had to change its brand voice, marketing, products and supply chain.

By Jason Feifer

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What happens when you're trying to sell to consumers, but your best customers are actually other businesses? Furniture-maker Poppin's answer: It radically transformed itself to meet this new customer. That meant changing its brand voice, marketing, products and supply chain.

Related: This Entrepreneur Said Yes Too Many Times. Then He Learned to Say No

In this episode of Problem Solvers, we explore how and why it made the switch—and became the go-to furniture maker for Facebook, Snapchat, Google, Warby Parker and others.

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Jason Feifer is the editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine and host of the podcast Problem Solvers. Outside of Entrepreneur, he is the author of the book Build For Tomorrow, which helps readers find new opportunities in times of change, and co-hosts the podcast Help Wanted, where he helps solve listeners' work problems. He also writes a newsletter called One Thing Better, which each week gives you one better way to build a career or company you love.

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