CandyBar Merchant Stories Hub

CandyBar Merchant Stories is a series about individuals who decided to start their own small business. Check out our lists of features below:

The Daily Cut: Turning long queues into loyal regulars

Mission Juice: Finding fulfillment as his own boss

“It could’ve been any business – To be honest, I just didn’t want to work for someone else.” Joel of Mission Juice

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Shukuu Izakaya: How Manga-Fans used Educational Selling to grow a Sake bar

To impress a girl he liked, Luis of Shukuu Izakaya fell in love with Japanese culture, manga and sake – so much so he wanted to share his passion.

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How Park Bench Deli Made Their Mark by Staying True to Themselves

Invited to a fancy food festival, they decided instead to offer PB&J sandwiches. And now they’re famous for it.

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Twilight Drinks & Galaxy Cakes: How Boufe Cafe conquered Instagram

 “How can I tempt my customers to pay for a Uber ride and come all the way to Phoenix Park to eat at my cafe?” asked Sean of Boufe