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A Weekend Showdown: Paula vs. Edward

A Weekend Showdown: Paula vs. Edward

The anticipation was high, the stalls were set, and the products were ready for display. This past weekend marked an exciting chapter for our small business as we participated in two vibrant markets simultaneously. Paula took charge at the bustling Shop Small Swindon event, while Edward held down the fort at the lively Ramsbury Brewery market. What ensued was not just a weekend of sales but a friendly competition that had the entire team on the edge of their seats.


The Challenge:

In the spirit of friendly rivalry, we decided to turn the weekend into a mini-sales competition between Paula and Edward. Each had the task of maximizing sales at their respective markets, and the stakes were set high. The goal was not only to showcase our products to new audiences but also to see who could bring in the most revenue by the end of the weekend.


Shop Small Swindon:

Paula, with her infectious enthusiasm and passion for our products, manned our stall at the Shop Small Swindon event. The atmosphere was electric, with local vendors and eager shoppers alike. From handmade crafts to artisanal goods, the market was a microcosm of creativity and community support.


Ramsbury Brewery:

Meanwhile, Edward held down the fort at the Ramsbury Brewery market. Nestled in a charming setting, the brewery market offered a unique blend of local flavors and a laid-back atmosphere. Craft beer enthusiasts and families alike perused the stalls, creating a diverse audience for our products.


The Results:

As the weekend came to a close, the moment of truth arrived. The tallying of sales revealed a close competition that had both Paula and Edward eagerly awaiting the final results. In the end, by a narrow margin of £15.30, Paula emerged victorious at Shop Small Swindon.


Celebrating Success:

While there may have been a declared winner, the real success was in the overall experience and the connections forged over the weekend. Both markets provided invaluable opportunities to engage with our community, receive feedback on our products, and build lasting relationships with fellow vendors and customers.


The Power of Community:

Participating in events like Shop Small Swindon and Ramsbury Brewery not only showcases our products to a wider audience but also underscores the importance of community support. The camaraderie among local businesses and the enthusiasm of shoppers create an atmosphere that goes beyond mere transactions; it fosters a sense of belonging and shared passion for supporting small enterprises.


Looking Ahead:

As we reflect on the weekend's events, we are filled with gratitude for the opportunity to be part of such vibrant markets. The lessons learned, the friendships formed, and the sales achieved all contribute to our journey as a small business. We eagerly anticipate future opportunities to connect with our community and continue growing alongside those who appreciate and support our craft.



As we wrap up an exciting weekend of markets, we're thrilled to announce Paula's win by a margin of £15.30 at Shop Small Swindon. We're grateful for the incredible support and want to celebrate with you! Enjoy a 15% discount on any order until Thursday using the code "CELEBRATE15" at checkout. Your support means the world to us, and we look forward to more shared moments and successes ahead. Thank you for being a vital part of our small business journey!