Delicious & Responsible: The Montezuma's Story

in Sep 11, 2022

Montezuma’s was built on a love of proper chocolate and heaps of enthusiasm to bring some fun and innovation to the British market. It all started when founders Helen and Simon left their jobs to go traveling to South America. They were blown away by the quality of the chocolate they discovered, and knew they just had to bring a taste of it back to Britain. Learning the secrets behind the flavour, and finding the finest cocoa from only certified...

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Building a Circular Economy for a Sustainable Future With UpCircle Beauty

in Meet the Maker, Store Spotlight Sep 9, 2022

The circular economy sits at the heart of UpCircle. Their mission? To leave the world better than they found it by transforming used ingredients into natural, organic beauty products – better for you and the world. We speak to their co-founder Anna Brightman to learn more about their sustainable initiatives, and all the ways they're making waves through their activism, education, and eco-driven product offering.

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Slogans & Bath Noodles: We Meet the Couple Making Sustainable Skincare Fun

in Sep 9, 2022

Laura and Jack originally launched Paper Plane as a greetings card brand, but quickly saw a gap for bringing their humorous and design-led brand style to the world of sustainable skincare. We chat to the architects of the somewhat iconic 'bath noodles' about the challenges and rewards of creating sustainable products, as well as their observations on how consumer demand has shifted, and might continue to shift.

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Dreaming Up Surreal Scenes & Pop Culture Fantasies with Muralist & Illustrator Marta Zubieta

in Meet the Maker, Store Spotlight Sep 8, 2022

Bristol-based Marta Zubieta is a Spanish artist, muralist and illustrator. Her brightly coloured, surrealist works explore pop culture, social media, psychedelia and nature. Marta started selling her prints and merchandise on CREOATE 8 months ago, whilst also creating designs for various brands and other artists, celebrating female characters & social realities with a strong psychedelic influence. We chat with Marta about her inspirations and...

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17 Autumn Window Display Ideas

in Growing a Business Sep 5, 2022

When it comes to autumn, it’s easy to slip into cliches. How many times have you heard about the nights drawing in, and the leaves crunching underfoot? 

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Productivity Hacks for Small Business Owners

in Growing a Business Aug 10, 2022


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Tips for reaching out to retailers (& getting them on CREOATE)

in Growing a Business, Creoate, Selling Wholesale Aug 2, 2022

As a small business, it can feel daunting to reach out to retailers. But, it doesn’t have to be. Putting yourself out there with a variety of both ecommerce and brick-and-mortar stores means finding customers far beyond your reach.  

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