‘I’m very goal-driven and passionate. Kikka has allowed me to keep my head above water while I achieve the things I want for Kawaii Kids.’
After the birth of her first child ten years ago, Andrea was inspired to launch her own children’s clothing retail store. While she says raising her four children is harder than running Kawaii Kids, she says keeping the business thriving comes with its challenges – like when it comes to financing new season stock. With the help of Kikka, Andrea has been able to expand her store and start her own clothing line.
‘Retaining staff is my core goal. My teams are what drive my business. Kikka makes it easier to pay my team weekly, no matter how busy we are.’
Last year, Greg’s team sheared over 550,000 sheep on Australian farms. His staff can spend three weeks shearing for a client but he won’t see the money until the work is done. For this reason, maintaining cash flow can be really difficult. Greg was savvy enough to research his financing options before deciding taking up a line of credit through Kikka would be the best option to keep his staff.
‘I needed the tail lift urgently and with Kikka there were no long delays. The level of service was definitely a cut above.’
Emmanuel Nwofor always liked the idea of working for himself and being his own boss, so in 2014 he launched his Perth-based removalist company. Since then, he has developed his business into a successful enterprise thanks to a strategic approach to online marketing and smart financial decision making. He used Kikka to finance the purchase of a new tail lift for his truck.
‘I now have peace of mind knowing that we can grow without being blocked by conservative bankers that have no vision for business.’
Managing the demands of retail, wholesaling and production across Australia can be tough. With seasonal demand, stockists around the country and new product lines coming to market – as well as marketing and inventory management to deal with – Paul needed a flexible finance option to fund new projects and has just appointed a Sales Agent for NSW, ACT and Victoria.
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