All the Shopping Extravaganza Action from the May Edition of LPM – View the Photos + BN Spotlight on LPM Vendor “Cam Cam Sweets”

Month after month, the creative team behind the fun loving and exciting shopping extravaganza Le Petit Marché (LPM) pulls all necessary stops to make the sensational shopping event a grand success and at the May edition on 27th May 2012 at the GET Arena, Oniru, Lekki, Lagos, the team created like never before one of the best shopping events the city of Lagos has ever seen with numerous vendors stocked with items from Nigeria and beyond.

All attendees got the first class opportunity to shop for items ranging from shoes to bags, clothes, jewelry, beauty products and lots more rarely seen in Nigerian boutiques and shops. BN brings to you all the photos from the May edition and be sure to log on to BN next week for all the shopping action that took place at the June edition (Shh! I didn’t tell you but it’s going to be lovely). For more info on how to book stands at the upcoming July edition, simply send an e-mail to info@lpmnigeria.com | lpmnigeria@gmail.com.

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LPM Vendor Spotlight – Cam Cam Sweets

Emma Balogun of Cam Cam Sweets

1 – Tell us about Cam Cam Sweets?
Cam Cam is a quintessentially British tuck shop, we specialise in old school tuck, the sweets that our customers would have enjoyed as children. Although we do sell lots of party packs and pick and mix to children, majority of our customers are adults. As well as small pots of sweets, we sell lollipops and children’s sweets. We also make party favours and are very proud to have supplied all of our favourite designers Jewel by Lisa, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi , Tiffany Amber & Odio Mimonet with gift bags for their fashion shows. We often do wedding favours and have had great fun setting up candy corners at children’s birthday parties.

2 – How long have you been doing this?
Cam Cam was launched in 2010. LPM in March of that year was our first outing and we have gone from strength to strength. We are a regular fixture at LPM events and also one of the original vendors of their new store in VI, L’Espace. We also stock The Social Place on Awolowo Road and have a premium diffusion line, Cam Cam Gourmet at Temple Muse.

3 – What are the challenges of running Cam Cam?
The main challenges are logistical. Getting stock in and getting deliveries around town. I have been really fortunate with my staff who make my life much easier and ensure the day to day business runs smoothly. A good support network makes all the difference.

4 – What inspires you?
Persistence and strength! Particularly in Nigerian women. Most of the successful women in business I know are not only entrepreneurs but most are raising families and many are also holding down corporate day jobs. I’ve never seen that anywhere else in the world. The business environment is harsh, competition is fierce and families are demanding but somehow, these amazing ladies juggle it all (and look fabulous in the process by the way).

5 – What’s your favourite of all the brands you carry?
I am a blatant chocoholic. I don’t sell too much chocolate as I would be my own best customer. In terms of sweets, it would have to be a Sherbet Dip Dab or a Wham Bar. Both bring back memories of sleepovers and midnight feasts (which were usually eaten by 9 PM as we couldn’t wait until midnight).

6 – What should we be expecting from Cam Cam in the near future?
We are getting ready to re-launch our 2010 best seller, the “Cam Cam Special” (a 500g pick and mix selection) and the “Lagos Big Boy” (a 1 kilo bag of yumminess) and will be re-introducing a home/office delivery service shortly. We will also be expanding our range for Children’s parties, we already stock some fun novelty sweets and piñatas and will soon have some new andverycool sweets for party packs.

To get in touch with Cam Cam Sweets, call 08022924121 | e-mail emmabalogunatsekabi@me.com | Follow them on Twitter @CamCamSweets and Like their Facebook Page – www.Facebook.com/CamCam.Sweets

Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi

38 Comments on All the Shopping Extravaganza Action from the May Edition of LPM – View the Photos + BN Spotlight on LPM Vendor “Cam Cam Sweets”
  • Nomy July 5, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    Nice

  • Traditionalbay July 5, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    it only gets better! interesting.

  • christy July 5, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    Me luv been a woman,have so many thing to put on.absolutely luv flat shoes,wish I have dem all!

  • Dee-USA July 5, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    I hope these items are appropriately priced for what they look like: a bunch of mediocre-average items.

  • Abs July 5, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    Love that pink frock. real nice.

    http://www.abadawoode.blogspot.com

  • bj! July 5, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    ermmmm…………..in all these pics no one is holding a shopping bag, do people really come here to buy stuff or………?????

    • Joey July 5, 2012 at 4:49 pm

      Buy ke, they know BellaNaija will cover it so they needed to be seen. See all the poses. *lol* Girlssssss shaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.

    • Tee’s Bargain Corner July 11, 2012 at 9:49 pm

      Our customer certainly bought were highly satisfied with their shopping experience as our goods are certainly not mediocre. Check out our FB page for new arrivals for the July show and yes our ‘Quality Goods are still at Affordable Prices’!

  • Miss T July 5, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    Hmmmm is this LPM (sure thats what its called) a BOWEN affair?
    @BJ my thoughts exactly

    • Chattyzee July 5, 2012 at 4:31 pm

      Miss T….I was just thinkin d same thing…dey look nice though…
      I wonder if it’s mandatory to buy something @ dese events..
      http://dprodigalchild.wordpress.com/

      • Miss T July 5, 2012 at 5:42 pm

        @Chatty yeah they look good but ” Anty Femi” is neither here no there(lol…u know) I dont get why she tucked that shirt in.
        (Am not DISSING anyone oh.. JUST SAYING)
        Its a lovely shirt………..

    • dee one July 6, 2012 at 8:24 am

      exactly….the bowen girls dat show up der keep increasing wit each passing month

  • bundle July 5, 2012 at 4:13 pm

    @bj, very good question…..you really cracked me up

  • ade July 5, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    nice

  • CHRISTIANA July 5, 2012 at 4:50 pm

    ALL DIS ARE LUVLY.I WISH TO HAVE DEM ALL..HMMMMMMMMMMM

  • nino July 5, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    http://www.bellanaija.com/2012/07/05/all-the-shopping-extravaganza-action-from-the-may-edition-of-lpm-view-the-photos-bn-spotlight-on-lpm-vendor-cam-cam-sweets/img_4964/

    SEE THIS THING CALL JEGGINGS…it is NEVER never never never to be worn with a top tuck in…its just weird…wharahell…
    cam cam rocks but kai…sugar and diet…

  • Nonye July 5, 2012 at 5:02 pm

    attending LPM is fast becoming the easiest way to feature on BN! btw when are we seeing Uche Eze- Pedro’s wedding photos??

  • Janded July 5, 2012 at 5:16 pm

    Everything is an event in naija sha.

  • Jen… July 5, 2012 at 5:46 pm

    Hmmmmmmmmmmm….

    Na wa o!!!

  • Miss T July 5, 2012 at 5:49 pm

    @Chatty yeah they look good but ” Anty Femi” is neither here nor there(lol…u know) I dont get why she tucked that shirt in.
    (Am not DISSING anyone oh.. JUST SAYING)
    Its a lovely shirt but tucking it in on those???? NO

    @Nonye, first line on point ooo

  • konnie July 5, 2012 at 7:01 pm

    leggings, shorts and skinny jeans are not for everyone oooo

  • M July 5, 2012 at 7:33 pm

    Like I said with the Maryland event, things were well laid out, take a cue LPM vendors. Really less is more Nigerian chics. Ok people we are getting there, all thanks to yabs from commentators on this site

  • Bola July 5, 2012 at 7:59 pm

    Am I the only one who noticed a lot of camel toes???!!!
    Nice Maxi skirts sha…. Beautiful…. I LOVE!!!!

    • Nne July 6, 2012 at 7:41 am

      jeggings and leggings are not to be worn with tops tucked in….’nuf said

  • diva July 6, 2012 at 2:20 am

    can’t wait to start attending these

  • ritzmisan July 6, 2012 at 6:49 am

    Ahhh! @Bola! jeez! haba??? lol, @ chatty et tu? OMG!!! LMAO!

  • dee one July 6, 2012 at 8:29 am

    @miss T…. exactly….the bowen girls dat show up der keep increasing wit each passing month. it is gradually becoming a network of ex bowenites. Look out for that of june.

    I truly bliv most of d girls dat come for this LPM thing dont come for d sole purpose of shopping, they come to be seen.

    • Miss T July 6, 2012 at 3:40 pm

      @Deee one LMAO.Well said.. exactly my thoughts …… Cant wait for BN to upload the next one. Keeping my fingers crossed trust we wont be dissapointed next month.

  • Moyo July 6, 2012 at 9:46 am

    Lmao….bawen gehs…..what was Femi thinking, abeg tuck out fast

  • amarachi July 6, 2012 at 10:47 am

    I rilly like dis. I js wish i ws dr

  • Merciful July 6, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    *lips sealed* u all have said it all….really didnt see anythin catchy!!

  • @ajiriavae July 6, 2012 at 4:12 pm

    As to be expected there were a few hits and a lot of misses but overall it looks like i was fun times. You got me at Candy.lol. http://ajiristyle.blogspot.com/

  • Naomee July 6, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    Notice me or I die…..ewww I see the camel toes

  • oby July 6, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    but wats with gurls n leggings ati jeggings dese days???????? kon tuck shirt inside am,hain!! #justwonderingthoughtfullyaloud

  • Anon July 9, 2012 at 7:58 pm

    The babe dt has braids on at d beginning of d photos, why wear those rubber sandals to an event like dt? They should stay in ur bathroom eisshhh! In fact they shud be burnt

  • houston babe July 11, 2012 at 11:59 pm

    ehen…..lemme say a pair of shoes there i got for 10 dollars…
    abeg naija people
    all na demo

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