Q&A With Heidi ZakThe brand now services an estimated 87 percent of women. With the company's Break the Mold initiative - a play on words, the company actually had to make their own unique molds to create those innovative half sizes - Zak wants to share the stories of female founders like herself and the accomplishment of ThirdLove's customers.
That attitude and its hardworking Chico branch has meant success to the company, founder and co-CEO Heidi Zak and her husband co-CEO David Spector told a crowd of more than 500 on Wednesday evening during a celebration at the business for employees and the community.
Let's exceed their expectations.” Then, in case it wasn't already clear, she spelled it out: ThirdLove is the antithesis of Victoria's Secret.” The entire campaign seemed designed to show how woke, how feminist, how very different ThirdLove was from traditional bra makers — and it worked.
For ThirdLove, now may be the best time to grow in light of difficulties at rival Victoria's Secret With that in mind, the intimates brand is pursuing every strategy, from opening stores in select markets to bringing on board creative agencies, to bolster its marketing and branding efforts.
Several former and current employees spoke to the outlet about their experiences with the brand, charging that co-CEO David Spector — who is much less visible that his wife, co-CEO Heidi Zak — contributes to an intimidating, dismissive, condescending, and bullying management style, and the company as a whole isn't quite so pro-female-employee as its public image might make it seem.
While there was plenty of outrage in those two weeks, the scandal simply faded away and people kept shopping at Victoria's Secret and I don't think that's fair. The digitally native brand has made a name for itself as the bra business for every woman. Many American women have heard of ThirdLove , the online intimate apparel company that has aimed to change the way women buy bras.
Passionate about making great-fitting, comfortable and beautiful bras for all women. Spector said the company uses every digital channel they can to reach their customers, as well as some more traditional ad tactics like direct mail, TV, ThirdLove radio and billboards. The couple told the employees, many clad in their work uniform” — a grey t-shirt printed with ThirdLove — that the tremendous growth was because of their great service to customers of the online-only business.