Meet a trader: Sheryl Manga of Wheel&Barrow in Camberwell
Article posted: May 27, 2015
Creating a beautiful home and beautiful entertaining experiences epitomises what Wheel&Barrow stands for.
The Australian-owned homewares retailer describes itself as “all about food, entertaining and lifestyle”.
Sheryl Manga, store manager of Wheel&Barrow in Camberwell, said the store catered to people looking to find everyday homewares, items for a special occasion or a perfect gift.
“We’re all about creating a beautiful home, whether it be through food, home entertaining, table settings or decorative homewares,” she said.
Walk into the store and you’ll be delighted with displays of bright homewares, sophisticated table settings and pretty decorations.
“Our in-store design, presentation and merchandising of our products are important. It is intended to inspire people looking to create something beautiful in their home,” Ms Manga said.
She said products available at the store could help people make the home entertaining experience more enjoyable.
Tagine cooking pots, ceramic casserole dishes and cast iron pots all make for great kitchenware items in the winter, Ms Manga said.
Rustic wooden serving boards and polished copper bowls and cups will also be on trend for the autumn/winter season.
“Serving platters are proving to be really popular as they make a real statement and can be used for indoor and outdoor entertaining,” Ms Manga said.
Wheel&Barrow have a diverse selection of serving platters on sale at the moment, including deep blue and vibrant orange nickel-plated platters and large Mediterranean-style melamine platters, ideal for family serves.
The store is also renowned for its extensive glassware range including champagne flutes, beer glasses, decanters, dessert servers, pitchers and tumblers, among much more.
Ms Manga said the store prided itself on being a “local identity” in Camberwell and employed several staff members who lived in the local area.