Category: SMB Tips & Tricks

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10 Bar Promotion Ideas to Boost Sales (Even on Weekdays!)

If you’re looking for bar promotion ideas to bring in more customers and boost sales, you need to figure out where the big spenders are. You’re in luck: we have...

/ November 17, 2019
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Letting Her Style Bloom — PoPPy Flora and Nature Studio

On Instagram, you can find pictures that seem like digital paintings – too pretty to exist in real life. PoPPy Flora and Nature Studio is an artisan flower shop in...

/ October 15, 2019
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The Milky Way: A Family Business where they treat you like Family

Singapore is home to a plethora of ice cream joints. From Udders to Creamier to The Daily Scoop, many of these cafes are well-loved and well-established – and even homemade...

/ October 15, 2019

5 Ways to Finance a Second Location For Your Store Business

Opinions expressed by CandyBar contributors are their own; this guestpost is contributed by Fundera.  Opening up a second location for your small business is an exciting but daunting task. And...

/ October 7, 2019
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8 Best Small Business Books for you to Succeed as a Business Owner

The best small business books turn out to be some of the best business books to read. The same principles that govern running a mom-and-pop store also apply whether you’re...

/ October 4, 2019
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How Wicked Garlic Grew To 3 Stores In 4 Years By Improving 1% Every Day

Merchant Stories: Real stories from real people – successes and struggles from the small business owner.  In an industry where 28% of F&B outlets close in their first year, The...

/ September 10, 2019
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What you need for your online presence for brick and mortar stores

Even if you run a brick-and-mortar store, you need an online presence. If you’re not online, people can’t find you, your customers can’t share about you, and you may as...

/ September 4, 2019
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Finding Her Own Way: Shoe Mo

Merchant Stories: Real stories from real people – successes and struggles from the small business owner. We’ll let the story do the telling. Here’s Ginny from Shoe Mo, and how...

/ August 28, 2019

d’Good Cafe: Doing good, For Good

Stepping into d’Good Cafe’s flagship shophouse at Holland Village, this is one of the first things you’ll see: A wall of words, detailing the inception of this humble establishment, which started...

/ August 21, 2019
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Finding a Fresh Flavour: Fruce

Merchant Stories: Real stories from real people – successes and struggles from the small business owner. We’ll let the story do the telling. Editor’s note: Roxie was rather shy about...

/ July 12, 2019