Poppy + Ted: The UK’s No.1 Stylish Dog Essentials Brand.
Launched in 2018 (by Paige Welch) as a dining room table idea, Poppy + Ted is the UK’s no.1 stylish dog essentials brand, feat. bespoke collars for your pet(s).
It all started when Paige began to create collars for her dog. Then, she decided to turn her hobby into a side hustle.
Starting out with four fabrics, Paige set up a basic Shopify website, and within nine minutes, her first order came through from the USA. NOW, Paige’s side hustle has become a fully-fledged business. Well done, Paige.
In the early days, by day, petpreneur Paige was working full-time for Birchbox, but she took on an evening role, too: dog essentials designer.
Three months into starting her brand, Paige become overwhelmed by orders, so she reduced her full time hours at Birchbox to part time, instead. But after a few months, she took a leap of faith: she focused on Poppy + Ted full time, and… it paid off. Now, she employs seven staff, and she’s just moved into a bigger warehouse/office…
“My brand is all about providing everyday practical walking essentials for dogs and their owners. And since we walk our dogs every day, why settle for anything less than quality accessories that look great too?” said Paige.
Find out more here: https://popandted.co.uk