Inspirational Mum of the Month Lucy from the Baby Rack
This month Jane talks to Lucy Azzopardi, Mum to James (5) and founder of the Baby Rack in Hayes, Kent…
What does your business do?
The Baby Rack sells Spanish and Portuguese clothing and accessories for new born to 12 year olds.
What inspired you to start your own business?
My son inspired me. It’s important to be me to be a good role model. I had identified a gap in the market for a local boutique selling good quality smart clothes for babies and young children.
It’s important to me to be a good role model
Being able to spend time with my family and providing excellent customer service at my shop so people feel valued and want to come back again.
What is the top challenge you found working for yourself?
There are many challenges along the way, however managing the work and life balance is ongoing!
What is most rewarding thing about working for yourself?
Being able to spend time with my son and husband as well as work. I also love receiving great feedback from my customers. I feel honoured that people like my stock, my shop and tell their friends!
What do you think about the work Successful Mums is doing to help Mums?
The career advice and business training is amazing and so important for Mums. When you have a baby you can lose confidence and not know where to start.
Successful Mums provides a platform to get back to work or start a business
What top tip do you have for other Mums thinking of starting a business?
Do something you are passionate about and really believe in.
How can we find out more about your business?
Do you feel inspired by Lucy’s story? Get started on your own journey with a Taster Session, a One Day Workshop or 6 week business course.
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