When I had this business idea, I thought, this has a story, more of a purpose behind it, rather than just being another candle with a cute label. I think the story brought a lot of value to that, and that it’s centered around a place that people know of.
The daughter half of the mother-daughter candle making duo Scripted Fragrance sits down with us to discuss a recent “CBS Sunday Morning” news appearance as well as strategy, candle making, and breaking rules for small business success.
In this time of social distancing, social activism, and social conversations about global warming, we have all been called to care a little (or a lot) more about our health, others’ health, and, somewhere along the way, our planet’s health too. One candle company in Virginia has been doing just that, one candle at a time using Jar Store’s candle jars. Their soy-based candles reduce the Earth’s carbon footprint and one tree is planted per purchase.
Artisanal Candle Making with RE+NEW+ALL Candle, a Memphis social enterprise that helps trafficking survivor candlemakers find employment and solace. Each candle is all natural with 60-hour-plus burning times. Shining a Needed Light on Human Trafficking & Lighting Up Better Tomorrows.