Get ready to take notes. Copyrights, trademarks, and licensing agreements. Four words that might send chills down your spine. But today we’re breaking them down with Mike Satterfield to cover what each brand and boutique should know to protect your business plus the original work of designers.   Plus as a little bonus for the conversation, outside of retail and wholesale, Mike is also a well-known influencer in the automotive industry. From working with the biggest...

Hello Boutiquers---Today we are switching things up from wholesale brands to inspiration for YOU! Let’s talk about the first impression that your store makes, and that, of course, is from your window displays and curb appeal. The front of your store is prime real estate and good window display can turn heads and attract customers to come inside!

Guest Blog Despite the incredible growth of eCommerce over the last few years, Brick and Mortar still remain the life-blood of retail. It’s no surprise that eCommerce powerhouses like Amazon, Warby Parker, Mizzen and Main, and Chubbies are opening brick and mortar locations. It creates a new opportunity for people to engage your brand and for you to get to know your customer on a completely different level. One of the things we hear about often...

Do you know where Black Friday got its name? Well traditionally, retailers were in the red financially all year, but when the holiday shopping season hit they moved into the black. Hopefully, that’s not the case for you but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take advantage of this powerful season. This week we are diving into 5 critical tips to help you maximize the busiest season in retail and push you into a powerful 2019...

Guest Blog  The vast majority of small business owners still use a personal phone number for business and chances are you’re one of them. Not only is it painful on a personal level, but it’s also very limiting to their businesses. The good news is that getting a business phone number no longer requires buying extra equipment or signing contracts, you can easily set it up through an app on your existing mobile device. It also comes with...