Hello everyone! I am your host Jennifer Myers Chua. I’m the CCO and co-founder of Hip Mommies – a boutique import and distribution company based in Toronto, Canada. I’ve spent years carefully curating a collection of thoughtfully designed goods created by responsible brands from all over the world. We’ve helped dozens of businesses launch their products in Canada and helped hundreds of retailers stock their shelves with sustainable goods.
I never ever wanted to sell “stuff.” But a positive pregnancy test and a round of layoffs led me from the digital / television world to the struggling family business. A conversation with a good friend changed my worldview – and I reluctantly joined my husband in the warehouse. We agreed that I could change everything. We started over and rebuilt the Hip Mommies that we have today, a seven-figure small business based on values. Carefully vetting goods for originality, usefulness, multipurposeness, responsible manufacturing, eco-friendliness, and social good, I have learned a lot about the world of product-based business and have been delighted to have the opportunity to meet responsible creators and curators who are using their brands to create change.
And now I want to share all that I have learned with you, and hopefully pick up some new tips and tools along the way. I’ve been committed to making our business more intentional and sustainable and I am happy you are along for the journey. Let’s learn how to do better, together.
Jennifer Myers Chua – Toronto.
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I’ve guested on
Better Business Founder Growing a Wholesale Business With Values
The Business of Thinking Big with Lianne Kim Failing Forward
The Hope Initiative When All Else Fails
The Web Women Podcast Failing Forward + What We Can Learn from Failures
The Missing Pillar of Health Podcast Is Amazon Safe? What you need to know before buying children’s products online
The Suit to Sneakers Podcast with Erin Binns Pivoting In Life and Business To Achieve Your Dreams With Jennifer Chua
I’ve contributed to
Today’s Parent Magazine Fake baby products are everywhere—here’s how to spot the difference
The Toronto Star Minimalism is within reach for families with children
Fuckup Nights Toronto on Medium Failure Diaries: Jennifer Myers Chua
IG wealth management Is Your Business Idea Any Good?
Today’s Parent Magazine These Canadian moms struck gold while inspired on mat leave