The Resilient Retail Game Plan Episode 141

Building Your Small Business On A Budget: Jayne Lasley of Fairlie Curved

Podcast show notes

In the fourth episode of my mini-series of discussions about building your small business on a budget, I speak to Jayne Lasley, founder of “Fairlie Curved”. Originally started as a styling page on Instagram, Jayne took a modest £500 after losing her job in lockdown to attempt to create a fuller-bust clothing line – an idea informed by her own experiences of someone with a 30HH bust and an idea that had been on her mind since the final year of her degree in Textile, Fashion Design and Management. Only a few years on, her small business is thriving – boasting a dedicated community of customers and fans and an international demand for her products.

In today’s episode, we discuss the vital importance of cultivating communities, listening to the needs and wants of your customers and bringing them in on the decision-making. We also talk about going the extra mile, repaying the support and appreciation you receive and effectively utilising user-generated content. We also touch on authenticity and trust, the value of a quick response and how being genuinely social can transform your business.


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Jayne Lasley

Jayne Lasley, Director of Fairlie Curved
Fairlie Curved

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