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I know it is late in coming, but here is an interview with Douglas Smythe of Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements (PAA) I conducted at last year’s Maggard Razor meetup.


00:20, the 800 lbs. elephant in the room….
01:30, PAA’s company background
04:50, with so many products, what is the development and manufacturing process like?
06:00, the timeline of How To Grow A Moustache, Pedal Pushers, and PAA.
07:10, branding
08:30, what’s their most popular product?
09:30, what is Douglas’ favorite product?
09:50, what’s next?
10:45, how Douglas sees the wet shaving market


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