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...

If you’ve been following our blogs for a while, you probably saw our blog on hair accessories and how they are a great way to build your margins which in turn increases your profit!   Well, today we are focusing on other margin builders from some great brands.  If you have traveled to LA or even just shopped on FashionGo, you know that jewelry is a great way to increase margins. We have reached out to...

That’s right, Ashley chatted with FashionGo’s CEO Daniel Lee. They breakdown where the wholesale industry has been, what it’s doing now, and what’s on the horizon. FashionGo and other online wholesalers make it possible for boutique owners to shift their buying strategy on a weekly basis rather than yearly or quarterly, and that is changing the game. Pssst. If you aren’t analyzing your POS data to adjust your buying strategy you need to be! Check...

Whether your customers like cats or dogs, tapping into products that tailor to their pet can be a smart business move!  Just like with children, pet parents are super motivated to find cute & fun items to express their love for their furry friend. The best part? All of these are great gifts for the dog lovers in your customer’s lives for the holidays. We have reached out to some of our brand members to...

Being a business owner is tough. And owning a retail business is even tougher. Now add in the stresses of managing your kids, sorting through piles of laundry, coping with Gran’s death, and making an overdue mortgage payment and you’ll start to feel like you’re at your whit’s end! So how do you cope? How do you handle the stress? Do you plow through & let the stress pile up? Do you guiltily eat french...