ABOUT THE BOUTIQUE HUB

WE CONNECT THE GLOBAL BOUTIQUE INDUSTRY, SO THAT BOUTIQUE OWNERS, WHOLESALE BRANDS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS CAN CONNECT, COLLABORATE, FIND THE PRODUCTS, THE EDUCATION, THE NETWORKING AND THE BIG PICTURE VISION THEY NEED TO SUCCEED!

FOR CONNECTION, EDUCATION, LIVE EVENTS, SPECIALTY COURSES, WHOLESALE MARKETPLACE, AND CONNECTION TO THE TOOLS AND RESOURCES YOU NEED DAILY TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS.

WHO DOES THE BOUTIQUE HUB SERVE?

BOUTIQUE OWNER

Join our membership just for serious boutique owners like you to find expert training, vetted wholesale brands to shop, discounts on tools & supplies you use daily, and platforms built just for you to sell more products. We look at every angle of your business and find the tools you need to grow, so you can focus on what you do best daily.

We see look to the horizon, so you can keep focused on your goals.

WHO IS THE BOUTIQUE HUB FOR?

WOMEN'S BOUTIQUES

CHILDREN'S BOUTIQUES

SPECIALTY STORES

HOME & GIFT BOUTIQUES

MEN'S BOUTIQUES

JEWELRY & ACCESSORY BOUTIQUES

ECOMMERCE BOUTIQUES

MOBILE BOUTIQUES

BRICK & MORTAR BOUTIQUES

WHOLESALE BRAND

Join our membership just for serious boutique owners and trusted wholesale brands like you!  While boutiques come to the Hub to find all of the tools they need to operate & grow their business daily, they also come to find the latest brands to carry in-store.

Connect with boutique buyers on the platform, at market with Hub signage, or at our own Hub events.  And while you’re growing, use our expert training just for brands like you to enhance your operations & marketing.

WHO IS THE BOUTIQUE HUB BRAND MEMBERSHIP FOR?

APPAREL BRANDS

SHOWROOMS

GIFT BRANDS

BEAUTY BRANDS

ACCESSORY BRANDS

AGENCIES

DECOR BRANDS

SERVICE PROVIDER

Join our membership of thousands of boutique owners, and hundreds of wholesale brands, as a service provider.  Share your business services, app, platform or tools with our retail and wholesale community to grow.   We closely vet each member, both retail, wholesale and service provider to ensure that each member of our community is serious about business and what it takes to grow!

All Service Providers are highly vetted for the integrity of our industry, and must be approved for membership. Not all who apply will be accepted.

MEET THE BOUTIQUE HUB TEAM

FOUNDER, ASHLEY ALDERSON

Once upon a time, boutiques were elusive creatures that were difficult to find online. That’s when our Founder Ashley Alderson first started The Hub based on her desire to shop boutiques around the world, regardless of her rural location.
Hailing from North Dakota where her nearest shopping opportunity was over 300 miles away, she longed for a place online she could go to find and shop the boutiques she loved together in one place.

What happened next was pretty exciting.

Once launched, Ashley’s formal background in small business development and marketing began to foster a deeper community at the Hub. Ashley noticed that these owners she featured needed a greater voice in fashion, specialized coaching and training, and a central point to connect, collaborate, share tips and find tools to grow their businesses.

Today, Ashley passionately leads The Hub and it’s two sides of its platform, while still coaching and mentoring many boutique owners, and being an advocate for small businesses in fashion.

She is a wife, busy momma of 3, jewelry junkie, barrel racer, cancer survivor, speaker of sarcasm, and heart for those with a dream.

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Beth is a longtime supporter of boutiques and small communities, which is why she is a perfect fit for her position. As one of the Hub's ``OG's``, Beth has seen it all & is the glitter glue that keeps it all together. This girl loves working behind the scenes, but when she isn't, you may see her breaking out into dance, drinking a margarita, or asleep if it's after 9pm.

Beth Leahy

CHIEF OF OPERATIONS & EVENTS
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Eric Alderson

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
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Ben Holmen builds the digital tools that keep the Hub infrastructure running smoothly and is consistently making updates to the Hub website. When he’s not writing code you can find him hiking and biking the midwest.

Ben Holmen

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
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Sara Burks has been in the boutique industry for over 20 years and has a Master’s in Business Administration. As The Boutique Hub’s Director of Education & Partnerships she will share her practical knowledge of the boutique business with Hub members. On top of her boutique experience, Sara is a rodeo coach, started a jewelry brand, is wife, and a mom of two girls.

Sara Burks

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
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For over three decades, Ed Olvera has dedicated his career to working in nearly every aspect of retail — from working in stock rooms, on selling floors, and in buying, to tackling planning, merchandising, marketing, and staying ahead of fashion trends, he’s done it all. Ed’s varied experience in the world of retail, coupled with his passion for forging lifelong connections with clients have allowed him to garner a deep understanding of the ins and outs of the boutique business. He's excited to be on our team!

Ed Olvera

DIRECTOR OF WHOLESALE
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Jessie is a rancher, western fashion influencer, and serves as Project Manager for The Hub. She spends her days curating fresh content for our website, directing new projects, and occasionally takes over our InstaStories for some fun live-feeds when she's out shopping her favorite boutiques. When she’s not busy working for The Hub, you’ll find her horseback, at Starbucks or practicing her golf game.

Jessie Jarvis

PROJECTS MANAGER
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Is a creative writer and content creator who has spent 10+ years in the fashion industry as a runway and print model. Her background in communications and marketing, along with her modeling experience fits perfectly with her role creating and managing content as Director of Style at The Boutique Hub.

Nikki Casey

DIRECTOR OF STYLE
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Meredith is the style savvy college intern who loves earthy boho fashion and great vintage finds. She is studying apparel design and development, so her passions are appreciated at The Hub. You’ll find Meredith helping with everything involving the podcast, writing weekly style blogs, or helping with style stories for the blogs and social media.

Meredith Pomietlo

PODCAST & BLOG MANAGER
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Marisa Alderson is your go-to for all things Customer Service related. As a former boutique owner herself and one of the first members of The Hub, she’s excited to be a part of assisting the team and our members in this #boutiquecommunity

Marisa Alderson

CUSTOMER HAPPINESS
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Former award-winning boutique owner and original member of the Hub, Shannon has a passion for all things social media and implementing it across our platforms. She also has a great background to make the connection from a former boutique owner’s point-of-view. Shannon is a wonderful mother of three children, avid pottery collector and lover of all things wine!

Shannon Gordon

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
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Kelly is the magical beancounter of the group! Responsible for all things accounting related, she keeps tabs on customer payments and issues, processes all internal Accounting items, and keeps everyone organized so the ship keeps sailing! As a former fashion consultant, she’s excited to complete the full circle of business operations.

Kelly Ruff

ACCOUNTING MANAGER
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Andrew Rosca

DEVELOPER
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Jeff Fenn

DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER

WHAT TYPES OF BOUTIQUES CAN JOIN THE HUB?

The Boutique Hub is for all boutique types, apparel, accessories, beauty, decor, and with all selling types from e-commerce, brick and mortar, mobile to social. We do require that all members have a legally operational business model including tax id and sales tax permit information. Models such as buy-in-groups are not allowed inside the Hub. We reserve the right to approve or deny any member as we see fit for the integrity of the community. Oh ya, and if you’re mean or don’t like to have fun, you’ll have to go.

WHAT TYPES OF BRANDS CAN JOIN THE HUB?

If you sell wholesale goods to boutique retailers, we’d love to meet you! We are looking for brands with great reputations, that have been in business for at least 2 months’ time with the quality of their products tested so boutiques know what to expect! We take a firm stance against copy cat brands, so your original creativity should shine. Specifically, if you will ‘make anything’ for customers based on a google photo likely belonging to someone else….we’re not your community.

WHAT TYPE OF SERVICE PROVIDERS CAN JOIN THE HUB?

We get MANY requests to be a vetted service provider of the Hub, but are highly selective in who we partner with. Integrity, months in business, unique services or products, and proven track record are all considered in our terms of service. If you have an app, service, or tool for retailers, apply so we can get to know you and see if we’d be a match made in heaven.

HOW WILL I FIND NEW TRAININGS & TOOLS AVAILABLE FOR MEMBERS?

We create new tips and trainings almost daily! We put all of these in our member’s training library, our blog, podcast, groups, and we’ll email you each week with updates! Want to see a training we haven’t created yet? Just ask!

HOW CAN I CANCEL MY MEMBERSHIP?

We get it, life happens! You can cancel your monthly membership at any time! If you have an annual membership (which saves you $), you can cancel at that time, anything sooner will remove you from the community at that time. But remember, any discounts you have as a Hub member become void with industry service providers when membership is canceled!

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