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Loyalty Programs Can Impact Your Boutique Business

How Loyalty Programs Can Impact Your Boutique Business

According to David Sambor, a leading expert in loyalty programs, acquiring new customers is 7x more expensive than retaining an existing one and compared to new customers, existing customers are 50% more likely to try a new product and spend 31% more on average. Retention has 2-3 times more impact on your growth than acquisition does and a 5% increase in customer retention can increase profitability by 75%!!! All this

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Sell More During Peak Hours

How to Sell More During Peak Hours

Most retailers share the goal of driving more in-store foot traffic, but what good are more customers if you aren’t selling more during peak hours?  Whether it’s through cross-selling and upselling, promotions or just flat-out amazing customer service—learning how to sell more during peak hours is a must for any retailer that wants to grow.  <Guest Blog Post> In this post, let’s focus on how you can do just that. We break

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6 Tips To Improve Your In-Store Customer Experience

Improve Your In-Store Customer Experience: 6 Tips

With mobile shopping taking the reins, brick-and-mortar shop owners are looking for creative ways to bring customers into their store. However, improving your in-store experience isn’t limited to out of the box implementations. Even simple upgrades of the store environment can make a difference.  Let’s improve your in-store customer experience today! Here are a few ideas to help you enhance the in-store experience of your customers.  1. Provide A Customized

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Tax Season

5 Tasks To Complete NOW to Prepare for Tax Season

I know, I know. It’s not even January yet, but tax season will come sooner than you think!! This article is a strategy guide for tax season for boutique owners. Yet, as a boutique retail or wholesale business, there are a few tax-saving tasks I’d like you to consider as you ring in the new year.   So here are 5 retail-specific tasks you should complete NOW to prepare for tax season: 1.

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3 CRUCIAL STEPS THAT WILL INCREASE E-COMMERCE SALES BY 26%

3 Crucial Steps That Will Increase E-Commerce Sales By 26%

We are about to hit prime time in the E-commerce industry. As we all know, Q4 is the most important sales quarter of the year… Are you ready to finish 2019 strong? Hello Bar is offering a free webinar training with The Boutique Hub this Thursday, Nov. 21 at 10am PST! Join us as we cover the 3 Crucial Steps that will Increase E-Commerce Sales by 26%!

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SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN GRAPHIC TEES & GIFTS

Happy Halloween! Today’s post features some spooktacular Halloween graphic tees and gifts from our wholesale vendors! Be ahead of the curve this holiday season by shopping some of these amazing vendors from The Boutique Hub now. These wholesale products are so cute…it’s scary!!!

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6 Ways You Can Be A Savvy Buyer

6 Ways Boutiques Can Be Savvy Buyers

The Boutique Hub and Tundra have communities of thousands of buyers. Our boutique owners are always looking for more ways to confidently grow their business and become smarter buyers. Some of the questions we often hear are around retail best practices. They want to know about tracking metrics, as well as tips for sourcing products. So we’re bringing in industry experts Ashley Alderson and Cheryl Lim Tan. They are sharing

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How to Make Sure You Purchase the Right POS Software the First Time

How to Make Sure You Purchase the Right POS Software the First Time

<Guest Blog Post> Every day we talk to unhappy retailers who tell us their current POS software is no longer working for them. They purchased their POS software based on their bank’s or credit card processor’s recommendation (a great revenue stream for them) or they have outgrown the software and the features of their POS software no longer match their needs.

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Why You Should Offer a “Buy Now, Pay Later” Payment Method

<Guest Blog Post> There are so many aspects that go into running your eCommerce store – finding the right combination of products, creating eye-catching product pages with tasteful images, reaching relevant customers with your marketing efforts, managing inventory and shipping…the decision of which payment option to use probably falls to the bottom of your to-do list. But offering a buy now and pay later payment option like Sezzle can help

Read More »
Loyalty Programs Can Impact Your Boutique Business

How Loyalty Programs Can Impact Your Boutique Business

According to David Sambor, a leading expert in loyalty programs, acquiring new customers is 7x more expensive than retaining an existing one and compared to new customers, existing customers are 50% more likely to try a new product and spend 31% more on average. Retention has 2-3 times more impact on your growth than acquisition does and a 5% increase in customer retention can increase profitability by 75%!!! All this

Read More »
Sell More During Peak Hours

How to Sell More During Peak Hours

Most retailers share the goal of driving more in-store foot traffic, but what good are more customers if you aren’t selling more during peak hours?  Whether it’s through cross-selling and upselling, promotions or just flat-out amazing customer service—learning how to sell more during peak hours is a must for any retailer that wants to grow.  <Guest Blog Post> In this post, let’s focus on how you can do just that. We break

Read More »
6 Tips To Improve Your In-Store Customer Experience

Improve Your In-Store Customer Experience: 6 Tips

With mobile shopping taking the reins, brick-and-mortar shop owners are looking for creative ways to bring customers into their store. However, improving your in-store experience isn’t limited to out of the box implementations. Even simple upgrades of the store environment can make a difference.  Let’s improve your in-store customer experience today! Here are a few ideas to help you enhance the in-store experience of your customers.  1. Provide A Customized

Read More »
Tax Season

5 Tasks To Complete NOW to Prepare for Tax Season

I know, I know. It’s not even January yet, but tax season will come sooner than you think!! This article is a strategy guide for tax season for boutique owners. Yet, as a boutique retail or wholesale business, there are a few tax-saving tasks I’d like you to consider as you ring in the new year.   So here are 5 retail-specific tasks you should complete NOW to prepare for tax season: 1.

Read More »
3 CRUCIAL STEPS THAT WILL INCREASE E-COMMERCE SALES BY 26%

3 Crucial Steps That Will Increase E-Commerce Sales By 26%

We are about to hit prime time in the E-commerce industry. As we all know, Q4 is the most important sales quarter of the year… Are you ready to finish 2019 strong? Hello Bar is offering a free webinar training with The Boutique Hub this Thursday, Nov. 21 at 10am PST! Join us as we cover the 3 Crucial Steps that will Increase E-Commerce Sales by 26%!

Read More »

SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN GRAPHIC TEES & GIFTS

Happy Halloween! Today’s post features some spooktacular Halloween graphic tees and gifts from our wholesale vendors! Be ahead of the curve this holiday season by shopping some of these amazing vendors from The Boutique Hub now. These wholesale products are so cute…it’s scary!!!

Read More »
6 Ways You Can Be A Savvy Buyer

6 Ways Boutiques Can Be Savvy Buyers

The Boutique Hub and Tundra have communities of thousands of buyers. Our boutique owners are always looking for more ways to confidently grow their business and become smarter buyers. Some of the questions we often hear are around retail best practices. They want to know about tracking metrics, as well as tips for sourcing products. So we’re bringing in industry experts Ashley Alderson and Cheryl Lim Tan. They are sharing

Read More »
How to Make Sure You Purchase the Right POS Software the First Time

How to Make Sure You Purchase the Right POS Software the First Time

<Guest Blog Post> Every day we talk to unhappy retailers who tell us their current POS software is no longer working for them. They purchased their POS software based on their bank’s or credit card processor’s recommendation (a great revenue stream for them) or they have outgrown the software and the features of their POS software no longer match their needs.

Read More »

Why You Should Offer a “Buy Now, Pay Later” Payment Method

<Guest Blog Post> There are so many aspects that go into running your eCommerce store – finding the right combination of products, creating eye-catching product pages with tasteful images, reaching relevant customers with your marketing efforts, managing inventory and shipping…the decision of which payment option to use probably falls to the bottom of your to-do list. But offering a buy now and pay later payment option like Sezzle can help

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The Art of Balance: Managing Two Careers, Embracing Vulnerability, and Market Expansion

What does it take to transition from a stable career to pursuing your passion full-time? In this episode, we talk to Erica Eickhoff, owner of Styles By Erica, who went from being a hospice nurse to a successful boutique owner. Erica shares her journey from starting her business in her basement just for fun to holding Facebook live sessions that helped her build a dedicated community. She discusses what prompted her to quit her nursing career to open a brick-and-mortar store, how the pandemic affected her business, and the importance of vulnerability and authenticity in her success.

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5 Productivity Habits Of Successful Business Owners

What are the 5 habits of successful boutique owners and top business owners? Let’s dish! The truth is, we all fight the same battles…time…productivity…team optimization….creating systems….taking care of ourselves and families. From our community at The Boutique Hub to those in Retail Bootcamp, we’ve walked through solving so many of these challenges together and have come up with some real solutions you can put into play RIGHT NOW.

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Are You Ready to Lose It All?

Are you ready to risk losing everything you’ve built? That might sound dramatic, but it’s a very real threat if you’re unknowingly selling trademarked, copyrighted, or unlicensed goods. In this Five Minute Friday, I want to shed light on a pervasive issue in our industry that could jeopardize your entire business.

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Inside Dallas Market Center: Retail Revelations and Trends

Hey guys, welcome back! This week, I had the pleasure of chatting with a dear friend and mentor, Cindy Morris, CEO of Dallas Market Center (DMC). Every time Cindy and I get together, our conversations are full of ideas and industry insights. Today, we’re bringing that energy to our community. Whether you’re a wholesale brand manufacturer, a retailer, or someone just curious about market dynamics, Cindy has a wealth of knowledge to share.

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