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Boutique Financial Tips For Success

Use these 8 Financial Tips to manage your inventory, increase your profit margins, understand your investments, limit your markdowns and GROW your business. Only a tracked number grows, so if you are ignoring your finances and buying strategy, then you’re asking for a disaster! These are 8 quick and easy tips you can start tracking today!

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Fourth Quarter Planning and Our Fourth Annual Pink Friday

This week I want to talk not only about fourth quarter goals and planning but also our fourth annual Pink Friday! Pink Friday is a day in November to celebrate small businesses — what it means to be a small business owner, shopping small first, and community over competition. Since founding Pink Friday, we’ve seen small businesses around the world recognize this special day. Last year 38 boutiques in New

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Behind the Scenes of The Boutique Summit with Ashley Alderson

This episode is all about the one of my favorite annual Boutique Hub events, The Boutique Summit! I talk about everything that’s happening at this year’s Boutique Summit and how you can be a part of it, as well as take you behind the scenes in terms of planning. Hopefully you’ll hear some helpful tips and tricks for putting on your next event! As the largest conference for boutique owners

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Boutique Financial Tips For Success

Use these 8 Financial Tips to manage your inventory, increase your profit margins, understand your investments, limit your markdowns and GROW your business. Only a tracked number grows, so if you are ignoring your finances and buying strategy, then you’re asking for a disaster! These are 8 quick and easy tips you can start tracking today!

Read More »

Fourth Quarter Planning and Our Fourth Annual Pink Friday

This week I want to talk not only about fourth quarter goals and planning but also our fourth annual Pink Friday! Pink Friday is a day in November to celebrate small businesses — what it means to be a small business owner, shopping small first, and community over competition. Since founding Pink Friday, we’ve seen small businesses around the world recognize this special day. Last year 38 boutiques in New

Read More »

Behind the Scenes of The Boutique Summit with Ashley Alderson

This episode is all about the one of my favorite annual Boutique Hub events, The Boutique Summit! I talk about everything that’s happening at this year’s Boutique Summit and how you can be a part of it, as well as take you behind the scenes in terms of planning. Hopefully you’ll hear some helpful tips and tricks for putting on your next event! As the largest conference for boutique owners

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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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