CHECKOUT Alex Tanya and Aaron Weller from Miss Amara | #088

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EP 88

By admission Alex over-stayed her welcome at university, completing two degrees – one in Architecture and then Property Economics before accidentally falling into a tech job. Since then technology has been her passion, working in app development for real estate. Since starting Miss Amara she feels that she has landed her dream, job being able to work with technology to create a seamless customer experience, as well as design and production of physical product for the business.


Aaron has always been interested in business, starting his first business building websites in his bedroom at 16. Since then he has gone onto to start and sell Crucial, a cloud hosting business as well as be a key investor in one of the largest SEO companies in Australia. Miss Amara will be his forth business. He enjoys the journey and learning new things every day.

In this episode of Add To Cart, we checkout Alex Tanya and Aaron Weller, couple founders of online rug retailer, Miss Amara.  A million miles away from the shouty men who traditionally seemed to be the only option in rug sales, Miss Amara use beautiful content, styling services and amazing customer service to modernise the business. Today they are on track to surpass $20m in revenue and are shipping to Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and soon, the US. 

Questions answered in this episode include
  • What is the weirdest thing you’ve ever bought online? 
  • Who is your favourite retailer? 
  • Which retail fad do you wish was history?
  • Can you recommend a book or podcast that our listeners should immediately get into? 
  • Finish this sentence.  The future of retail is… 
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