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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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Tips on Moving Out Old Inventory

Inventory should be working for you rather than against you! Join Sara Burks, The Boutique Hub’s Director of Education and Partnerships, to learn some key steps to take in moving out old inventory!  

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how to find a clothing supplier for your boutique

Find a Clothing Supplier for Your Boutique

Buying inventory to sell in your fashion boutique is a major investment. It’s crucial to research all your possible options and ask potential clothing suppliers the right kinds of questions. In this blog, we will break down the crucial steps to how to find a clothing supplier for your boutique.

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Business Plan

Do you need a Business Plan as a Boutique Owner?

Often people want to put the cart before the horse when it comes to starting a business only to regret their premature decisions later! Writing a business plan breathes life into your business and acts as a road map to your future. If you are just starting out in your boutique or retail business and you have put off the idea of writing a business plan I have some good

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Using Alternative Payments

Today Charlie Youakim, cofounder of Sezzle, joins us for All things Sezzle. The title for today’s episode is pretty self-explanatory, today it’s all about Sezzle and the revolutionary installment payment method they provide. Charlie gives us the background on how their company came to be, their mission, how to implement Sezzle into your business, and how it’s benefiting both customers & business owners. The future of payment is here, so you can’t miss out on this valuable knowledge that’s transforming our industry!

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5 Boutique Owner Myths Debunked

Episode #226: 5 Boutique Owner Myths Debunked

Have you ever heard these myths? Or gotten caught up in why one of these just doesn’t work for you? Let’s smash – 5 Boutique Owner Myths Debunked with our host Ashley Alderson, founder of The Boutique Hub. Today’s myths debunked are all about how you can increase your traffic and grow your sales. Ashley covers topics such as working with influencers, pricing, working with your team, and lots more! Grab a notebook and get ready to grow a thriving business.

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Episode # 224: Demystifying Facebook Messenger

Today Ben Parr, award winning entrepreneur, author, investor, and journalist, joins us for Demystifying Facebook Messenger. This episode is all about facing your fears! We are going deep into the world of marketing, so get ready to some take notes. Ben Parr explains to us the importance of using Facebook messenger for marketing. He also goes over the important topics such as; captivation marketing, comment capture, trends in ecommerce stores of ALL types, and so much more!

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The Boutique Customer is the Primary Channel

The Boutique Customer is the one channel that matters. In this guest blog post, you will learn why boutique customer service is the #1 sales channel. Today’s shoppers have more ways than ever before to shop their favorite brands. With so many channels at their fingertips, customers expect a higher level of choice, flexibility, and convenience, no matter where they shop.  When you see successful online-first brands, such as Casper and Warby Parker,

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GROW YOUR RETAIL BUSINESS

This year’s economic boom indicates that it is now the optimum time to think about growing your retail business. In this regard, business owners should ponder the benefits of a point of sale system.

Read More »
Mental Health, Traveling for Work

Mental Health For The Boutique Owner

The Boutique Hub’s Chief of Operations & Events, Beth Leahy, shares her nine tips to staying cool, calm and collected while traveling for work including making a schedule, sticking to a routine and everything in between!

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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 »

Tips on Moving Out Old Inventory

Inventory should be working for you rather than against you! Join Sara Burks, The Boutique Hub’s Director of Education and Partnerships, to learn some key steps to take in moving out old inventory!  

Read More »
how to find a clothing supplier for your boutique

Find a Clothing Supplier for Your Boutique

Buying inventory to sell in your fashion boutique is a major investment. It’s crucial to research all your possible options and ask potential clothing suppliers the right kinds of questions. In this blog, we will break down the crucial steps to how to find a clothing supplier for your boutique.

Read More »
Business Plan

Do you need a Business Plan as a Boutique Owner?

Often people want to put the cart before the horse when it comes to starting a business only to regret their premature decisions later! Writing a business plan breathes life into your business and acts as a road map to your future. If you are just starting out in your boutique or retail business and you have put off the idea of writing a business plan I have some good

Read More »

Using Alternative Payments

Today Charlie Youakim, cofounder of Sezzle, joins us for All things Sezzle. The title for today’s episode is pretty self-explanatory, today it’s all about Sezzle and the revolutionary installment payment method they provide. Charlie gives us the background on how their company came to be, their mission, how to implement Sezzle into your business, and how it’s benefiting both customers & business owners. The future of payment is here, so you can’t miss out on this valuable knowledge that’s transforming our industry!

Read More »
5 Boutique Owner Myths Debunked

Episode #226: 5 Boutique Owner Myths Debunked

Have you ever heard these myths? Or gotten caught up in why one of these just doesn’t work for you? Let’s smash – 5 Boutique Owner Myths Debunked with our host Ashley Alderson, founder of The Boutique Hub. Today’s myths debunked are all about how you can increase your traffic and grow your sales. Ashley covers topics such as working with influencers, pricing, working with your team, and lots more! Grab a notebook and get ready to grow a thriving business.

Read More »

Episode # 224: Demystifying Facebook Messenger

Today Ben Parr, award winning entrepreneur, author, investor, and journalist, joins us for Demystifying Facebook Messenger. This episode is all about facing your fears! We are going deep into the world of marketing, so get ready to some take notes. Ben Parr explains to us the importance of using Facebook messenger for marketing. He also goes over the important topics such as; captivation marketing, comment capture, trends in ecommerce stores of ALL types, and so much more!

Read More »

The Boutique Customer is the Primary Channel

The Boutique Customer is the one channel that matters. In this guest blog post, you will learn why boutique customer service is the #1 sales channel. Today’s shoppers have more ways than ever before to shop their favorite brands. With so many channels at their fingertips, customers expect a higher level of choice, flexibility, and convenience, no matter where they shop.  When you see successful online-first brands, such as Casper and Warby Parker,

Read More »

GROW YOUR RETAIL BUSINESS

This year’s economic boom indicates that it is now the optimum time to think about growing your retail business. In this regard, business owners should ponder the benefits of a point of sale system.

Read More »
Mental Health, Traveling for Work

Mental Health For The Boutique Owner

The Boutique Hub’s Chief of Operations & Events, Beth Leahy, shares her nine tips to staying cool, calm and collected while traveling for work including making a schedule, sticking to a routine and everything in between!

Read More »

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