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Creating Raving Customers For Life

What determines the way we would rate our shopping experiences? Is it the mood we took with us? Is it the amount of money we spent? Not likely. Our shopping experiences are greatly determined by the actions stores do or do not take. Here is a guide for creating raving customers. As a boutique owner, you are in a unique position to give customers exactly what they’re looking for. You

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Why Boutiques Fail

Ashley Alderson, founder of The Boutique Hub and host of the Boutique Chat Podcast, sets off this second season with a solo episode addressing ways to avoid strategies that are counter-productive for your boutique. Ashley will guide you away from common mistakes and pull you towards reasons boutique

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Calling All The Movers & The Shakers for #WesternSummit!

After a successful run in Denver last January, The Boutique Hub will be headed there again for our 2nd annual #WesternSummit, held in partnership with Western Lifestyle Retailer. We are so excited, and all our western brands and boutiques must be too, because our tickets are selling fast! In case you haven’t already heard, #WesternSummit is a one-day business growth conference for western industry business owners, brands, and influencers, who

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Holiday Gift Guide: Luxe Gifts For Her

We are bringing you the ultimate luxe gift guide- filled with some more top-notch gifts! Our past gifts guides were for a fifty dollar and under budget, so we wanted to also include some more lavish gifts this time around! If you’re looking to splurge for the ones you love this holiday season or give anyone a hint, we have some amazing gift options for you! Bad Habit Boutique ||

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Meet Your 2018 Top Global Boutiques

True passion and drive to reach above and beyond is what got 2018 Global Boutique of the Year Madison + Mallory and 2018 Global Boutique of the Year Runner-Up Jennaration where they are today! These two incredible boutiques are founded by some strong, independent women who deserve to be celebrated for the amazing businesses they’ve built. Not to mention they have a similar outlook on what their boutiques are all

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The 2018 Boutique Awards

The 2018 Boutique Awards are almost here so we wanted to give you a quick update so you don’t miss out on any of the magic! What are The Boutique Awards Exactly? The Boutique Awards honor & celebrate the best boutiques and specialty stores, including online, mobile, or brick & mortar around the world! This is your customer’s opportunity to lift you up, and celebrate your business, and recognize all

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Summer Staple Piece: White Pants

White pants are definitely a summer staple piece! They bring a fresh, airy feel to your wardrobe and go with almost anything! Pair your white pants with gold accessories and a collared top for a classy inspired look. Or go for a boho feel with a pastel tunic and leather sandals. The possibilities are endless with these pants! We found white pants in multiply styles so you can find your

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Summer Dresses

We love summer fashion for so many reasons, it’s effortless, comfortable, and colorful! And summer dresses are definitely a must have. What’s not to love about a cute floral dress you’ll never have to second guess?! Some of the trending dress styles this summer include the wrap styled dresses, smock detailing, and off the shoulder styles. And don’t be shy with color, summer time is the perfect time to rock

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The Must Have Mini Backpack

Almost every designer out there has put their twist on this mini backpack trend and we wanted to pull some of our favorites from your boutiques! Mini backpacks are definitely a stylish accessory but also so convenient ! All the essentials you need for a day out can fit perfectly in your mini backpack and be carried with style and ease! Check out these amazing mini backpacks, from sequence to

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Sideline Sass Boutique | The Boutique Hub

Velvet Everything.

Velvet is definitely one of the hottest trends right now. Almost every runway insight has added a splash of it, in one form or another! Some of the most popular colors this fall being jewel toned. Velvet isn’t a fabric most are accustomed to but trust us, it’s not as scary as you think. Velvet holds an endless amount of possibilities in the way it can be styled. For more

Read More »

Creating Raving Customers For Life

What determines the way we would rate our shopping experiences? Is it the mood we took with us? Is it the amount of money we spent? Not likely. Our shopping experiences are greatly determined by the actions stores do or do not take. Here is a guide for creating raving customers. As a boutique owner, you are in a unique position to give customers exactly what they’re looking for. You

Read More »

Why Boutiques Fail

Ashley Alderson, founder of The Boutique Hub and host of the Boutique Chat Podcast, sets off this second season with a solo episode addressing ways to avoid strategies that are counter-productive for your boutique. Ashley will guide you away from common mistakes and pull you towards reasons boutique

Read More »

Calling All The Movers & The Shakers for #WesternSummit!

After a successful run in Denver last January, The Boutique Hub will be headed there again for our 2nd annual #WesternSummit, held in partnership with Western Lifestyle Retailer. We are so excited, and all our western brands and boutiques must be too, because our tickets are selling fast! In case you haven’t already heard, #WesternSummit is a one-day business growth conference for western industry business owners, brands, and influencers, who

Read More »

Holiday Gift Guide: Luxe Gifts For Her

We are bringing you the ultimate luxe gift guide- filled with some more top-notch gifts! Our past gifts guides were for a fifty dollar and under budget, so we wanted to also include some more lavish gifts this time around! If you’re looking to splurge for the ones you love this holiday season or give anyone a hint, we have some amazing gift options for you! Bad Habit Boutique ||

Read More »

Meet Your 2018 Top Global Boutiques

True passion and drive to reach above and beyond is what got 2018 Global Boutique of the Year Madison + Mallory and 2018 Global Boutique of the Year Runner-Up Jennaration where they are today! These two incredible boutiques are founded by some strong, independent women who deserve to be celebrated for the amazing businesses they’ve built. Not to mention they have a similar outlook on what their boutiques are all

Read More »

The 2018 Boutique Awards

The 2018 Boutique Awards are almost here so we wanted to give you a quick update so you don’t miss out on any of the magic! What are The Boutique Awards Exactly? The Boutique Awards honor & celebrate the best boutiques and specialty stores, including online, mobile, or brick & mortar around the world! This is your customer’s opportunity to lift you up, and celebrate your business, and recognize all

Read More »

Summer Staple Piece: White Pants

White pants are definitely a summer staple piece! They bring a fresh, airy feel to your wardrobe and go with almost anything! Pair your white pants with gold accessories and a collared top for a classy inspired look. Or go for a boho feel with a pastel tunic and leather sandals. The possibilities are endless with these pants! We found white pants in multiply styles so you can find your

Read More »

Summer Dresses

We love summer fashion for so many reasons, it’s effortless, comfortable, and colorful! And summer dresses are definitely a must have. What’s not to love about a cute floral dress you’ll never have to second guess?! Some of the trending dress styles this summer include the wrap styled dresses, smock detailing, and off the shoulder styles. And don’t be shy with color, summer time is the perfect time to rock

Read More »

The Must Have Mini Backpack

Almost every designer out there has put their twist on this mini backpack trend and we wanted to pull some of our favorites from your boutiques! Mini backpacks are definitely a stylish accessory but also so convenient ! All the essentials you need for a day out can fit perfectly in your mini backpack and be carried with style and ease! Check out these amazing mini backpacks, from sequence to

Read More »
Sideline Sass Boutique | The Boutique Hub

Velvet Everything.

Velvet is definitely one of the hottest trends right now. Almost every runway insight has added a splash of it, in one form or another! Some of the most popular colors this fall being jewel toned. Velvet isn’t a fabric most are accustomed to but trust us, it’s not as scary as you think. Velvet holds an endless amount of possibilities in the way it can be styled. For more

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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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