Often people want to put the cart before the horse when it comes to starting a business only to regret their premature decisions later! Writing a business plan breathes life into your business and acts as a road map to your future. If you are just starting out in your boutique or retail business and you have put off the idea of writing a business plan I have some good news for you!   You already...

Just when retailers were starting to settle in after the holidays we got blindsided by another shift in the market! Yes, 2020 has thrown retailers for a loop yet again and with change comes opportunity! As retailers we adapt, we shift our offerings to accommodate changing trends, demands, and mindsets! Not only has the way we do business changed, so have our customers! We talk a lot about customer persona in The Boutique Hub. Who...

Are you one of the many boutiques that are chomping at the bit to have your boutique relaunch and open your brick and mortar? Are you having dreams of what it will be like once you get the green light to get back to “business as usual”?   As exciting as these daydreams are, I urge you to pump the breaks and make sure you are prepared! What is “business as usual”? What are you...

Hindsight is 20/20! From the outside looking in, we can see many reasons why businesses fail.   Forbes says 8 out of 10 businesses fail, yet every day a 1000’s of new businesses are started.   Here is a quick list of 6 reasons why businesses fail. Learning from these failures is step one to a successful long-lasting, business 1.Leadership Failure Let's be real… there are parts of life that are fun… and there are...