Discover first-hand tips, tricks and tales from small businesses.


Community, coffee and carrying on: A chat with Little Lane Coffee Co.

We sat down with two business owners who turned a dream into reality.

Anna Marie Allgaier

Mar 22, 2021

Love, pizza, and SumUp: Meet the couple behind one of Italy’s top pizzerias

They opened just before the lockdown and are now among the 100 best pizzerias in Italy.

Lucia Cherchi

Feb 11, 2021

Cantina Sorres: traditional wine-making using modern payments

In Sardinia, wine production and tourism represent 2 very important aspects of the local economy. Cantina Sorres decided to combine both in a very interesting initiative: aperitifs in the vineyard.

Lucia Cherchi

Nov 7, 2020

Pet parrots via SMS; how Payment Links changed this business

Find out how Payment Links helped Marco's Parrot Factory.

Lucia Cherchi

Apr 28, 2020

Hair salon storefront

The 9 most asked questions when opening a salon, with Iva Taseva

Get your foot in the salon world in just a few steps.

Anna Marie Allgaier

Sep 26, 2019

How to set up shop: As told by The Barbery

With so many barber shops opening, standing out is imperative.

Anna Marie Allgaier

Sep 3, 2019