Ugabug’s LLC

Published 3:15 pm Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Name of Business: Ugabug’s LLC

Street address: 27889 Walters Hwy., Carrsville

Phone number: (757) 562-2688

Operating hours: Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

E-mail address:

Nature of business: Antiques, collectibles, art, crafts, food and gifts

Principle owner/manager and title: Margaret Bickley (pictured)

Year founded: 2006

Prior locations: none

Number of employees: friends and family

How’s business? The economy has slowed us down a bit but we are still moving forward.

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: Ugabug’s is different. It is fun and unique. We are not the same ole, same ole. In fact, we call ourselves a Smorgastore, because we have so many different things to offer. Plus we have that “old fashioned southern charm” and know how to treat our customers right.

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: A homey atmosphere even though we are a store and an unusual array of items at a reasonable price

Advice to young entrepreneurs: Choose something you love to do and make it your business.

Your first job: My first job was at Roses Department Store. One of the things I did there was to make all the signs in the store.

Your role model (in business or in life generally): Only Christ.

The key to a successful business is:  I believe the key to a successful business is to treat your customers the way you would want to be treated yourself.