Friday Fact: This Week Entrepreneur


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Again, This week job of interview done by Nadrah and Syirah … thanks for them..

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Name of Shop:Vintage

  1. What kind of business do you have? What inspire you to become an entrepreneur?

My stall sells clothes clothes,skirts,tops, that are in-trend right now with teenagers. There is

also Muslimah clothes available. I wanted to try and venture in this business in selling and hoping that it will one day be successful.

  1. Did you need to have a certain mindset to achieve success?

I am still unsure because I am currently trying out this business line.

  1. Have you notice a certain advantages to being an entrepreneur?

Not yet because I am still new.

  1. Is it difficult to get financing for businesses? If so, why and are there any solutions?

Yes. We need to think thoroughly first about the cost of rental.

  1. Did you have a mentor to help you get started?

Yes,only my husband who give me a lot of support and guidance.

  1. Approximately how much money did you invest before your business became profitable?

Hmm. Approximately around $10000 – $ 15000.

  1. What resources were most helpful to you when you were starting your business?

It is all my own items that is still wearable.

  1. What ways have you found to be most effective in marketing your product or service to get sales?

Usually,i will tell my friends and from there the cycle goes on. Maybe one day I would like to published my stall in the newspaper.

  1. What tips can you give others who want to embrace their dream but, don’t have the confidence or feel they don’t have what it takes to succeed?

We need to give it a try so we know what it will bring even though we are new to it. Take things slow and easy and do not rush. Even though the economy is not that good,we still need to be brave to penetrate the market.

  1. How do you manage juggling the responsibilities of being an entrepreneur?

As for me there are a lot of responsibilities being an entrepreneur. I must make sure that all the clothes must be sold. I still have to attract customers’ attention. And if possible,try to lower the cost of the items here.

  1. What’s next for you?

Never thought of that yet.

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