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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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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Stay True To Yourself: How Park Bench Deli Made Their Mark

Big, bold and beautiful. It’s not just how the gourmet sandwiches are like at Park Bench Deli, but the story of the founders hwo went looking for trouble and founded...

/ July 12, 2019

Galaxy Cakes and Twilight Drinks: The Secret Behind How Boufe Get Its Customers Talking About Them

Last updated Jun 14, 2019 A quick search for the name “Boufe” will probably bring you headlines like this: And also eye-teasing videos of this: View this post on Instagram...

/ June 14, 2019