Category: giftwares

Vender of the Week: Papersmiths

Papersmiths co-founders Sidonie Warren and Kyle Clarke didn’t set out to open a stationery business. Instead, it happened naturally when they moved their design studio to a new location that happened to have a storefront. With all that window space, the duo knew they were looking at an opportunity — and with their background in design and their penchant for paper and prints, the obvious choice was a stationery shop. And thus, Papersmiths was born! Today, the trendy UK retailer operates two brick and mortar stores (one in Bristol and the other in Shoreditch), and they trust Vend to make

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Vender of the Week: TheSuperCool

Six years ago, husband and wife David “Noonie” Nunez and Kate Vandermeer founded TheSuperCool: a mobile emporium they drove around Australia, using social media to alert their fans to their whereabouts. They stocked the mobile giftwares store with curated objects from around the world, focusing on “supporting small business makers that offer organic, fairtrade, and handmade products.” Since then, TheSuperCool has hosted 30 pop-ups with their mobile emporium, opened a brick and mortar location in the South Melbourne Market’s SO:ME Space, and expanded their brand with TheSuperCool Kid. They’ve also grown their mailing list by 750% in three years —

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