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Founder's Update: May 7th

Founder's Update: May 7th

To Our Community: We hope you remain healthy and safe. Our number one priority continues to be protecting our community and team. We are hopeful the worst of COVID-19 may be behind us but want to continue to be careful and put people first.  Some key updates: We don’t yet...

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A Note From Our Founders: Covid-19 Update

A Note From Our Founders: Covid-19 Update

To Our Community: We hope you are healthy and safe. Our number one priority continues to be protecting our community and team. We’ve proactively closed our retail stores but are open and ready to help you online 24 hours a day. We have made it easier than ever with free...

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Three Weeks In:
A Letter From Our Founders

Three Weeks In:
A Letter From Our Founders

First and foremost we want to express our gratitude to our Poppy Barley community and team. It is in our connections with our customers, employees, factory owners and artisans that give us meaning and purpose.
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Say Hello to Poppy Perks!

Say Hello to Poppy Perks!

The new decade signals new beginnings; including the launch of our first-ever loyalty rewards program, Poppy Perks. Read more to find out our Founders’ inspiration behind the program and what perks excite them most!
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PB Birthday Celebration

PB Birthday Celebration

Seven years ago, we started Poppy Barley to create better fitting boots. The company we’ve grown into is a reflection of our team, customers and community who keep driving us forward.
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Progress, Not Perfection

Progress, Not Perfection

Progress, not perfection. We live by these words at Poppy Barley. Perfection is paralyzing; progress is encouraging. In the past few months, we’ve reached some incredible milestones on our journey and are more motivated than ever to boldly impact our communities, people, customers and the environment.
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Seasons Change, and So Do We

Seasons Change, and So Do We

September always brings a return to habit. The nonchalant days of summer slip away and our cool-weather, life routines re-emerge. The structure is a welcoming return to the purposeful lives we’re building. During the process, I also become very aware of what’s not working. The same thing happens with companies....
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Sustainability Roundup—How Did We Do, and What’s Next?

Sustainability Roundup—How Did We Do, and What’s Next?

When it comes to setting and measuring goals, it’s important to take the time and mental space to step back and assess successes, opportunities, and ways to improve going forward.
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A Personal Note—And a 2018 Announcement

A Personal Note—And a 2018 Announcement

Work only works when life works. And when life isn’t working, you need a support team. Our co-founders share a personal story about their dad's passing, and reveal the details behind Poppy Barley's Southgate Flagship move.
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When Happiness Drives Success

When Happiness Drives Success

Almost 5 years into business, a new flagship store, and a new baby on the way, our co-founder, Kendall, believes that time is moving just the way it should.
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How Becoming a Mom Changed Me—and My Company

How Becoming a Mom Changed Me—and My Company

"Sometimes when you can’t work harder, you have to work smarter." Justine reflects on early motherhood and running a business.
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Year Over. Here's Where Our Headspace Is At

Year Over. Here's Where Our Headspace Is At

Looking ahead to 2017, we need a little more "I can’t sleep at night". Magic happens outside of comfort zones. It’s time to take more risks, push more limits and get back to “re-thinking” our industry.
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