Angela Taylor is the founder of Bathing Bunnies, an online only eCommerce store which designs and manufactures luxurious toweling gifts for babies and children. Founded in 2012, started selling in 2013 and the business is now 50:50 online and wholesale, selling to 100s of different distributors and 1,000s of happy consumers.
Ian Smith is in the process of creating an online butchers – Taste Tradition Direct, as we record this interview we’re in month 3 of the business and they’ve already hit an average 50 orders per month. He’s building it as the online, B2C side of Taste Tradition – an award winning wholesale farmers and butchers who specialise in rare breed meats, with an amazing reputation with the UK’s top chefs.
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William Forshaw is the founder of Maxwell Scott Bags – a luxury English brand that is an online only retailer, with a wholesale arm. Their turnover is just over £1 million, about 500 customers per month – but much higher at Christmas. They were founded in 2002 and re-imagined in 2013 to focus on becoming the most loved British Bag company in the world. Everything is focused on craftsmanship, attention to detail, and a passion for creating individual style.
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Bonnie Chung runs the UK’s first dedicated Miso brand – and the name? “Miso Tasty”, genius!
She spent 3 years researching to make sure her Miso Soup is the best you can get, and now ships the soup direct customers in letterbox friendly boxes. And of course there is a subscription offer….
She’s now into year two and has over 1,000 regular buyers.
The fascinating story, great content on the website, and superior product mean that as well as wholesaling to Sainbury’s, Selfridges and Whole Foods Markets – Bonnie has built a great following on Social media, and consistently superb PR coverage.
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