12 Retail Store Layouts & Need-to-Knows

in Growing a Business, Opening a Shop Jun 24, 2022

Designing a store layout is part art and a lot science. Understanding the theory behind common store layouts will give you an important grounding before you go on to design your own. We’re going to walk you through some proven store layouts (with diagrams!) and best practices, as well as guiding you on what might be right for you. 

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How to Source Products

in Opening a Shop May 21, 2022

Whether you’re opening a shop or launching an ecommerce store, it’s an exciting time to start a product business. And there are more options for sourcing your products than ever before. 

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11 Shopfront Signage Ideas

in Opening a Shop May 17, 2022

Your shopfront is your first opportunity to make an impression on passersby. So let’s make it a great one!

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Guide to Finding a Retail Space

in Opening a Shop May 3, 2022

So, you’re looking for a retail space? How exciting! Independent businesses are moving in to fill the vacant spaces left by big brands after the pandemic. Naturally, we love to see it. 

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New In: Meet 7 of Our New April Brands

in Meet the Maker Mar 30, 2022

Image credit: Foekje Fleur

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We Started a Podcast!

in News, Creoate Mar 30, 2022

The CREOATE community is growing quickly! We have the pleasure of speaking to so many of you on a daily basis, so we know just how many great stories — and how much stellar business advice — lies right here within our virtual four walls. 

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How to Optimise Your CREOATE Store

in Selling Wholesale Mar 24, 2022

CREOATE was built to help independent businesses thrive. 

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New In: Meet 6 New Female-Founded Brands

in Meet the Maker Mar 9, 2022

At CREOATE, we are lucky to have a community full of entrepreneurial and brilliant women. This month’s new in roundup is dedicated to championing some of the new female-founded brands to recently start selling through CREOATE.

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New In: Meet 6 of Our New February Brands

in Meet the Maker Feb 4, 2022

Image: Abel Burners

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CREOATE turns two

in News Jan 21, 2022

While CREOATE first started life as a retail store, the CREOATE we know and love today was formed in January 2020, when we onboarded our first brands and manually uploaded their first products. 

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