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Lanre Bianeyin - Back to the 50’s with LanRetro

Lanre Bianeyin - Back to the 50’s with LanRetro

Lanre Bianeyin - Back to the 50’s with LanRetroWhat is the name of your business?
LanRetro

What does your business do?
We sell vintage inspired clothing and accessories, online and through home events.

How did Successful Mums help?
Through the course I was encouraged to pursue my business vision. I was given step by step guidance and provided with key contacts which I didn’t know existed, this helped me set up the business.

What inspired you to start your own business?
A love of Retro style and the need for flexible working hours allowing me to invest time in my family as well as a business venture.

What challenges did you have when starting a business?
I had very little experience of setting up and running a business. The Successful Mums Course covered the key areas, I learnt the steps to getting started, how to use social media platforms, attend trade fairs and networking events. Cash flow was a challenge as I had limited capital, however Jane and her contacts helped me take one step at a time.


Carry out a lot of research and do something that excites you.
What does personal success mean to you?
Achieving my goals.
Enjoying what I do.
Being productive.
Earning my own money.
The right work/family life balance for me Knowing that my customers are satisfied.

What is the most challenging thing about working for yourself?
I work long hours and sometimes find it hard to switch off.

What is the most rewarding thing about working for yourself?

Enjoying what I do and being in control of my business decisions.

What top tip do you have for other Mums thinking of starting a business?
Carry out a lot of research and do something that excites you.

You can find out more about LanRetro here:
www.lanretro.co.uk
www.facebook.com/Lanretroltd

twitter.com/lanretrovintage

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