Can you believe we are already approaching the end of 2018?  I don’t know about you, but I feel like this year completely flew!  Now with the hustle and bustle of year-end, along with clearing out inventory, buying gifts for my family & planning for 2019---I am exhausted!   So naturally, we have put together a list of 10 new years resolutions for you, the owner, to focus on in the new year!  As moms, wives,...

Our guest today owns four businesses that serve the retail industry. Jason knows every side of the boutique world, so get your pen ready! Jason’s wife Shannon started her boutique Deep South Pout in 2011. Short after, the Stokers’ and their business partners started a wholesale jewelry line, a wholesale graphic tee company, and a social selling platform. >> EPISODE 40 - LISTEN NOW ON iTunes << Don't Have iTunes? Listen on Libsyn here See the Full Boutique...

Guest Blog Building personalized relationships with your existing customers may not be the squeaky wheel in your business, but it is the most important thing to do if you want to survive in today’s retail world. With the popularity of 2-day shipping (even 2-hour shipping depending on where you live) and the broad array of assortment your clients can find online, the value a boutique brings is the personal relationship where a sales associate knows exactly...

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...