As a women business owner I’m well aware of the struggles women face in the workplace or while running their own business. The demands that society places on us can be daunting, to say the least. I’ve met some incredible women over the years, had mentors that were very successful, not only in business but in other aspects of life as well. What I’ve noticed about the most successful women I know is that they have a common thread that seems to run through them all. I define it as balance.
They have a balanced approach to life even when faced with challenges, major health issues such as breast cancer or other obstacles. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, here at Laguna Candles we've created our new, big “Why” and we call it “Enlightened Living”. As our business continues to grow and we embrace the concept of becoming a global brand, I've come to realize that to be enlightened is a true anchor point for me and my company.
To be enlightened means to be healthy, balanced, thoughtful, and considerate of others. It also means being patient, humble, loving & kind. Especially when the world says you should be otherwise. Find time to breathe, to walk, to meditate, travel and enjoy your love ones while you can. I guarantee the world and all its challenges will wait.
Sharie Hendricks, Owner & Founder of Laguna Candles
Do you ever feel like you're at the mercy of your suppliers?
Your business relies on them to provide you with the goods and services that allow you to satisfy your customer's every need. But, when those goods don't turn up on time, you're left facing their wrath. Disappointing your customers is never a smart business move.
That's why, when choosing a private label supplier for your candles, turnaround time is high on your priority list. You need a private label company that can fulfill your order as soon as possible without compromising on the quality of your candles.
We are proud to say that Laguna Candles has an excellent track record for both quality and speed. As soon as you contact us for a quote, you'll be put in touch with an expert to assess your needs. In this initial phase, we'll get clear on what kind of candle you're looking for, design the vessel it'll come in and all those little details that will give life to a custom candle tailored just for your needs.
How long this phase last depends on several factors. For example, if you like the look of our private label candles as is and would simply like to add your logo and branding, we can approve the project immediately and start manufacturing your candles straight away. Some of our clients, on
As a result, it may sometimes take a few days before the final order is approved. This is by no means time wasted as taking the time to get clear on what your business needs at the very beginning ensures that you'll receive the best custom candle to enhance your brand and retain your customers' loyalty.
Once the private label order is approved, the whole manufacturing process proceeds with all steam ahead. It, usually, takes us only between 15 and 20 days, depending on the complexity of the order to fulfill, to complete the project and send the shipment out to you. Unless you're ready to order our private label candles as is, we highly recommend you contact us at least one month before you need them. This way, we have plenty of time to go through all the options and create the perfect custom candle for your business.
Repeat orders take less time. Unless you're in need of a new type of candle or vessel, we already have your old order on file and can keep fulfilling it on a regular basis, ensuring that your business never runs out of your precious candles. It sure doesn't get any faster than that!
Laguna Candles prides itself in manufacturing healthy and ethical candles. We support fair trade, fair wages and sustainable methods all while supporting local artisans by helping them preserve their noble crafts.
You can private label our 11oz. or 14oz. standard candle and make a memorable statement for your brand. With our generous 13% fragrance load customers will be instantly enveloped in the memory of your brand.
Laguna Candles offers it’s customers an extraordinary opportunity to experience the intriguing and enchanted world of fine fragrances for the home and body. Our candle fragrances are complex, yet subtle, elegant and refined.
Our proprietary blend of natural waxes, essential oils and cotton wicks create a clean burning candle with an exceptional scent throw. They will elevate your senses while creating a timeless experience in any environment.
Laguna Candles is committed to understanding and meeting the needs of our clients through our Private Label program. There are many advantages of Private label Branding, and below are three that we have found to be very beneficial.
Private label candles is one way to build customer loyalty from people who like your products. High quality brands with limited accessibility to a large customer base help you gain loyalty from core customers. Your customers feel attached to your brand and product.
2. High Margins
Private label Branding is one way to separate yourself from competitors. One of the greatest attributes of private labels is that you inherently have an exclusive right to sell the products. If you market the brand well and create demand for it. This contributes to your ability to charge premium prices.
With the right quantity you could operate as a wholesaler of your brand and offer limited access to other retailers who pay you premium acquisition costs for the right to carry your Private Label Candles This not only generates more income, but it also spreads the exposure of your brand even further. A relationship with a high volume re-seller can lead to more customers buying your Private label Candles.
What an honor it is to be featured in the March issue of Orange Coast Magazine. There are times when I feel that our family owned local business Laguna Candles is not seen by the many. When we received that call from Astgik Khatchatryan from Orange Coast Magazine, we were honored. Take a look at Laguna Candles Featured Article and get to know our story.
Now let's address the Benefits Of Buying Local!
Why should I buy Local you might ask? Here are five good reasons:
1. It helps create jobs: One of the reasons why I hire local artisans to make our Heirloom Artisan Candles is simply because I sincerely want to do my part to support local artist in my community here in Laguna beach. Small Local business are the largest employers nationally and within our community.
2. You get get better as well as personable service: Here at Laguna Candles we stand behind our product 100%. If you are not happy return it! Local business often hire people with a better understanding of their product.
3.It reduces Environmental Impact: Locally owned business can make more local purchases requiring less transportation. Which ultimately contributes to less congestion and pollution.
4. It allows you to invest in your community: Local businesses are owned by people who live in the community! We have lived in our community, for 20 years and owned our Laguna Beach Business Laguna Candles, since 2003! Local businesses are less likely to leave and more invested in the community's future. We have so created many Private Label Candles for businesses California.
5. It gives the local business the opportunity to support themselves and the community: Several studies have shown that when you buy from an independent, locally owned business, rather than a nationally owned businesses, significantly more of your money is used to make purchases from other local businesses, service providers and farms -- continuing to strengthen the economic base of the community. I hope you have a willingness to get to know our brand, and I would love to get to know and support yours!
Go to our websites: www.lagunacandles.com and www.heirloomartisancandles.com
Give this Local Business a try! Tell your Friends and Family!
National governments around the world are mandating reduced industrial and chemical waste, as well as demanding that companies incorporate less polluting, non-toxic materials in products sold in their markets. As the international community debates universal product standards, companies are increasingly faced with looming “green” product regulations within individual countries. This dynamic inherently produces great challenges. In addition to such challenges, what are the opportunities for firms that are able to quickly adapt and innovate within this framework? Mark your calendar and find out February 9-11, 2015 in Silicon Valley.
Register today and pre-schedule your one-on-one meetings with U.S. Commercial Diplomats from the following countries and regions: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Central America, European Union (Market Strategy and Standards), France, Germany, India, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, The Nordics, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, U.A.E. and U.K.
We at Laguna Candles have always been advocates of "Green Products" and sustainable solutions to manufacturing our products. Our candles are made from a proprietary Soy wax blend, cotton wicks, essential oils and hand poured into recycled glass vessels.
We hope you find this information useful. For more details about the business forum mentioned above contact US commercial Service in your area.