Category: Retail

Tea Traders: Uniting Passions to Support the Community

Paul, Tea Traders: Uniting Passions to Support the Community

Tea Traders are a specialist tea shop set up in 2017 by Paul and his partner, Nick, in Carmarthen, Wales. They are all about trying to engage people with different...

/ August 23, 2021
Small Stuff: Building a Shop for Products with a Future

Hellen, Small Stuff: Building a Shop for Products with a Future

Hellen started Small Stuff in 2016 to sell ethical children’s products in Sheffield, UK. Small Stuff was built on her belief that we need to start minimizing overconsumption and to...

/ August 14, 2021
Raffia Store: Through Grief to a Reignited Business Passion

Charlotte, Raffia Store: Through Grief to a Reignited Business Passion

Charlotte never thought about owning a business when she opened Raffia Store in her early twenties. But when she nearly lost her business, she knew: this was her calling. Nearly...

/ August 9, 2021
Aquarian Pearls: Five Generation Business Adapts with the Times

David, Aquarian Pearls: Five Generation Business Adapts with the Times

David was born in London into a fifth-generation pearl trading family that had a reputation spanning the South Ocean, Australia, and the UK. He evolved the family trade with the...

/ August 3, 2021

5 Ideas on How to Increase Revenue – With Real Examples!

Revenue growth or the widely accepted term for the process of acquiring more cold, hard dollars in your organization’s bank account, is and will always be the primary goal of...

/ June 9, 2021
Uphill Designs-crafting products with a human connection

Dan and Mal, Uphill Designs: crafting products with a human connection

Dan Sedlacek had a passion for making things. This, combined with his love for hiking and a desire to honor his grandmother’s memory, pushed him to leave his stable career...

/ March 29, 2021

How to Increase Revenue for Small Businesses

Being able to increase revenue in a small business is one of those golden tickets that business owners love to hear, am I right? Running a business is hard work!...

/ March 22, 2021
Robyn Bradley, Handmade: working through anxiety as a business owner

Robyn Bradley, Handmade: working through anxiety as a business owner

Growing up with an engineer as a father, Robyn Bradley was encouraged to have an analytical mind. Robyn’s shop, Handmade in La Conner, Washington, is the result of a lifelong...

/ March 15, 2021
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The Best Customer Loyalty Apps of 2021 (From Nike to Sephora!)

Loyalty apps are an amazing way for businesses to help customers save money while rewarding them at the same time. Over the years, loyalty apps have been proven and tried...

/ March 10, 2021
Kellie Phelan, The Works: building community at Seattle’s DIY School

Kellie Phelan, The Works: building community at Seattle’s DIY School

When a stressful career-related health crash sent Kellie Phelan on the search for more meaningful day-to-day, she discovered that her passion for making things by hand fulfilled her local community’s...

/ March 3, 2021