Businesses Still Thriving in Essex
Looking around many high streets throughout England, you’d be forgiven for thinking that small businesses can no longer compete and afford to stay open.
The influx of smaller branches of Tesco’s (such as Rayleigh), and other big brand supermarkets that can afford to stock loss leaders just to get people through the door compounds the issue. There is however still hope for the small businesses of Essex.
Below are some recent stories of successful local businesses and an insight to their dreams and visions:
Garden decking sees family firm taking over the world
AS family run businesses go, Dura Composites is surely among some of the highest achieving in north Essex.
Sisters are doing it for the brides
SISTERS Kelly Merrifield and Lauren Wade are realising a long held dream with the launch of their bridal shop.
Find Far Eastern treasures in Monty’s Aladdin’s cave
STEPPING into Monty’s Beads is like entering an Aladdin’s cave. Rows and rows, boxes upon boxes of semi-precious stones, pearls and crystals in every colour you could possibly think of are on offer, along with everything you need to create your own bespoke jewellery.
Have you got a small business? Have you been able to cope well throughout the current climate or are you struggling to keep your doors open? Let us know in the comments below!