What Happened When This Shaving Startup Bought a 100-Year-Old German Manufacturing Company

The two businesses had very different ideas about company culture.

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When New York-based shaving startup Harry's purchased a 100-year-old manufacturing company in rural Germany, there was a bit of a cultural disconnect. In this video, Harry's CEO Jeffrey Raider explains how important it was for the factory employees to buy into Harry's company vision. 

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