Jane Lu, Showpo. Source: Supplied

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Eloise Keating

My biggest mistake: Jane Lu, founder of Showpo

Eloise Keating
2 minute Read

Showpo founder Jane Lu learnt an important lesson after moving her fast-growing e-commerce business to a new location closer to her competitors.

Lu shares what happened, how it affected sales and what she did next.

The mistake

Six years ago, Lu and her team moved into new offices in Surry Hills in Sydney’s ragtrader district. The new location seemed like it would be an “obvious win”, says the founder, as the idea was to be closer to some of Showpo’s suppliers and in the mix with other retailers. 

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