Sustainability has become a buzzword in the fashion industry in recent years and for good reason. With the rise of fast fashion and its environmental and social impact, consumers are increasingly looking for ways to shop ethically and sustainably. Welcome Merchant is proud to support fashion brands Akos Creative, Second Stitch, Social Studio, and The … Continue reading Four Ethical Fashion Brands You Need to Know About
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Mother’s Day gift guide
Mother’s Day is fast approaching and if you’re stuck on what to get your mother figure, Welcome Merchant has compiled a few gift ideas to get you sorted. When it comes to gifts to shower your mother-figure, nothing seems fitting compared to their sacrifices and selflessness. We hope these gifts from refugee-powered businesses and social … Continue reading Mother’s Day gift guide
The Clean Beauty Movement: An Interview with Sassy Organics Founder Aida Rejzovic
The clean beauty industry is growing rapidly as more and more consumers seek out natural alternatives to traditional products. One company specialising in organic beauty is Sassy Organics, an online store dedicated to offering clean skincare and cosmetics. Founded by Aida Rejzovic, the company has quickly become a go-to destination for those wanting high-quality, effective … Continue reading The Clean Beauty Movement: An Interview with Sassy Organics Founder Aida Rejzovic
SRI LANKAN NEW YEAR
Welcome Merchant speaks to Niro Vithyesakar, a Sri Lankan-born refugee who 15 years ago made the move to Australia. He spends his time using his hospitality and business skills to provide authentic Sri Lankan street food. At various events, he has sold his dishes through his market stall Tuka Tuka Kothuroti Man for the past 5 years. … Continue reading SRI LANKAN NEW YEAR
O1 Kebab: A Conversation about Family and Resilience
01 Kebab, a halal-certified restaurant residing in Melbourne, is known to provide Turkish food that is freshly made which is sure to not disappoint. They offer a range of affordable dishes to pick from such as Adana, a popular Turkish dish, kuzu cigeri (lamb liver), Mediterranean food, lamb shish, chicken shish, salads and dips. I … Continue reading O1 Kebab: A Conversation about Family and Resilience
A guide to the must-try dishes of Uyghur cuisine
Discover the vibrant world of Uyghur cuisine with our guide to the must-try dishes. From hearty Laghman noodles to smoky and aromatic lamb kebabs, Uyghur food is a feast for the senses. This article explores the cultural influences that shape this unique cuisine
Celebrating International Women’s Day: Honouring the Resilience and Success of Female Refugee Entrepreneurs
This International Women's Day we celebrate the success of female business owners from Maryam Oria and Yarrie Bangura.
Ethical Actions To Take In 2023
We’ve compiled this (non-exhaustive) list of actions you can take this year to empower yourself with knowledge and do good in the world around you.
Support Our Refugee-Background Entrepreneurs This Christmas
This festive season, Welcome Merchant are encouraging you to do things a little differently. We’ve compiled a list of gift ideas created by our refugee background entrepreneurs, to help you slow down and shop ethically this holiday season.
Join us at the Welcome Merchant Christmas Markets in Melbourne
We’ve got our Melbourne-based friends covered this year with our first ever Christmas market