We’ve grown a lot since the day we sold our very first glow sticks, but we still aim for the same level of great products with excellent customer service. Find out how Glowtopia has grown and what we’re all about.
Glowtopia is started from a Univeristy bedroom
Glowtopia is founded by Anthony, aged just 18, from a University bedroom in Swansea. After selling some spare glow sticks left over from a friends party on eBay the realisation struck there was a market for glow sticks in conveniently sized packs with quick delivery.
First import from China
After spending a good length of time researching suppliers, Glowtopia begin importing their products from China. Ensuring high levels of quality were maintained Glowtopia were able to offer even better prices for their customers.
Glowtopia moves to Poole
After finishing University, Anthony moved the business back to his home town of Poole. Using up any available storage space offered by friends and family to store stock in, the business quickly started to grow.
First member of Staff
Glowtopia take on their first member of staff, Theo, to help pack orders, ensuring customers stay happy with quick delivery times.
Products available through Amazon Prime
Glowtopia’s products become available via Amazon Prime, meaning customers are able to order their products via Amazon’s famous delivery service.
Move to full premises
Glowtopia move to their own dedicated industrial premises in Poole, providing more storage space for the product range to increase from.
Move to bigger warehouse
Glowtopia move to a bigger warehouse to allow continued expansion of the product range and more storage space for existing lines.
Two office staff join us
Two members of staff, Jo and Serena, joined Anthony in the office to help run the day to day business operations.