Sara Burks, the Director of Partnerships and Education at The Boutique Hub joins your host Ashley Alderson to talk about the 5 ESSENTIALS to growing a successful boutique business and their Retail Bootcamp program. Are you operating only in the art of retail, or the science? Sara and Ashley cover the most common mistakes and opportunities every retailer must look for! ...

(Style Team Guest Post) Boho is always what you make it, and I'm about rocking those vibes all year long. Summer, and end of summer has more of a boho vibe though because we can wear dresses, shorts, backless tanks, and bright colored prints. The key to a good boho outfit is something unique. For example you can have a pair of denim shorts, but add a fun shirt and cute booties, and you have yourself a...

I think Marilynn nailed it when she said, “Give a girl the right shoes and she will conquer the world.” When you are rocking the perfect pair of shoes they seem to give you this unspoken confidence, that makes you carry yourself a little taller. I have always been a lover of shoes in general but more specifically converses. They pair so well with so many different styles and in all seasons. To put a...

Throughout our training at The Boutique Hub, we know that successful boutique owners are like three-legged stools. They must have keen marketing skills, an eye for style and buying, but also a drive to dig into the numbers.  Financials, margins, and data seem to be the most often overlooked part of that stool, leaving many boutiques feeling the struggle. We recently shared 7 financial tips with boutique owners that are crucial to success, two of which dealt with...