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The Bus Rule

Welcome to another edition of Five Minute Friday! Today, I want to explore a rather unusual, albeit important, scenario — what if you suddenly couldn’t manage your business? It’s a scenario we seldom like to consider, dubbed the “Bus Rule,” but preparing for it is crucial for any entrepreneur aiming for long-term success and resilience.

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Wholesale Buying Strategies and Trend Forecasting on Hubventory

Welcome back to the Boutique Chat podcast! This week, I’m thrilled to introduce a gem from our own team, Samantha Conner, who has been a radiant presence in our community and a familiar face across various fashion markets from Dallas to Vegas and Atlanta. Samantha has a robust understanding of the fashion industry from both the brand and boutique perspectives, making her insights invaluable. Her first-hand experience with Hubventory, our innovative online wholesale platform, adds a layer of depth to our discussion on the evolving dynamics of the fashion marketplace. We’re deep diving into all things wholesale buying and trend forecasting!

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Boutique Summit 2024: What to Expect

Besides our SIX keynotes and SIXTEEN breakout sessions, we have so many things for you to enjoy at our 8th annual Boutique Summit. Here’s what you can expect at the 2024 Boutique Summit in Dallas Texas!

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Three Questions to Add to Your Morning Routine

Welcome to another edition of Five Minute Friday! How you begin your day often sets the tone for the rest of it. Do you start your day actively engaging with what excites you, or do you find yourself defensively reacting to the external demands thrown at you from the moment you wake up? Today, I want to dive into a transformative approach to morning routines that has profoundly impacted my life and could change yours too.

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The Impact of Attending The Boutique Summit

Welcome back to the Boutique Chat podcast! In this episode, I am to diving into a topic that hits close to home for many of us, especially those managing the juggle of family life and entrepreneurship. We all know running a business is demanding. It consumes your days and, before you know it, years have flown by. I’ve been at the helm of the Boutique Hub for nearly eleven years, and through this journey, the challenge has consistently been about not getting lost in the day-to-day operations and finding time to step back and work on the business, rather than just in it. The impact of attending Summit goes deeper than one might assume.

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The Riches are in The Niches

Welcome to another edition of Five Minute Friday! Today we’re diving deep into a concept I am truly passionate about: the power of niching down in business. This idea has not only shaped our approach at the Boutique Hub but has also proven to be a game-changer for many in the boutique and retail industry.

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Six Questions to Ask Wholesale Vendors at Market

Whether you’re preparing for your first trip to the market or you’re a seasoned attendee looking to enhance your approach, knowing the right questions to ask vendors is crucial. These inquiries not only help you understand the potential for a partnership but also ensure that the brands you choose to work with align perfectly with your business’s needs. Here are six key questions you should always ask:

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The Bus Rule

Welcome to another edition of Five Minute Friday! Today, I want to explore a rather unusual, albeit important, scenario — what if you suddenly couldn’t manage your business? It’s a scenario we seldom like to consider, dubbed the “Bus Rule,” but preparing for it is crucial for any entrepreneur aiming for long-term success and resilience.

Read More »

Wholesale Buying Strategies and Trend Forecasting on Hubventory

Welcome back to the Boutique Chat podcast! This week, I’m thrilled to introduce a gem from our own team, Samantha Conner, who has been a radiant presence in our community and a familiar face across various fashion markets from Dallas to Vegas and Atlanta. Samantha has a robust understanding of the fashion industry from both the brand and boutique perspectives, making her insights invaluable. Her first-hand experience with Hubventory, our innovative online wholesale platform, adds a layer of depth to our discussion on the evolving dynamics of the fashion marketplace. We’re deep diving into all things wholesale buying and trend forecasting!

Read More »

Boutique Summit 2024: What to Expect

Besides our SIX keynotes and SIXTEEN breakout sessions, we have so many things for you to enjoy at our 8th annual Boutique Summit. Here’s what you can expect at the 2024 Boutique Summit in Dallas Texas!

Read More »

Three Questions to Add to Your Morning Routine

Welcome to another edition of Five Minute Friday! How you begin your day often sets the tone for the rest of it. Do you start your day actively engaging with what excites you, or do you find yourself defensively reacting to the external demands thrown at you from the moment you wake up? Today, I want to dive into a transformative approach to morning routines that has profoundly impacted my life and could change yours too.

Read More »

The Impact of Attending The Boutique Summit

Welcome back to the Boutique Chat podcast! In this episode, I am to diving into a topic that hits close to home for many of us, especially those managing the juggle of family life and entrepreneurship. We all know running a business is demanding. It consumes your days and, before you know it, years have flown by. I’ve been at the helm of the Boutique Hub for nearly eleven years, and through this journey, the challenge has consistently been about not getting lost in the day-to-day operations and finding time to step back and work on the business, rather than just in it. The impact of attending Summit goes deeper than one might assume.

Read More »

The Riches are in The Niches

Welcome to another edition of Five Minute Friday! Today we’re diving deep into a concept I am truly passionate about: the power of niching down in business. This idea has not only shaped our approach at the Boutique Hub but has also proven to be a game-changer for many in the boutique and retail industry.

Read More »

Six Questions to Ask Wholesale Vendors at Market

Whether you’re preparing for your first trip to the market or you’re a seasoned attendee looking to enhance your approach, knowing the right questions to ask vendors is crucial. These inquiries not only help you understand the potential for a partnership but also ensure that the brands you choose to work with align perfectly with your business’s needs. Here are six key questions you should always ask:

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The Bus Rule

Welcome to another edition of Five Minute Friday! Today, I want to explore a rather unusual, albeit important, scenario — what if you suddenly couldn’t manage your business? It’s a scenario we seldom like to consider, dubbed the “Bus Rule,” but preparing for it is crucial for any entrepreneur aiming for long-term success and resilience.

Read More »

Wholesale Buying Strategies and Trend Forecasting on Hubventory

Welcome back to the Boutique Chat podcast! This week, I’m thrilled to introduce a gem from our own team, Samantha Conner, who has been a radiant presence in our community and a familiar face across various fashion markets from Dallas to Vegas and Atlanta. Samantha has a robust understanding of the fashion industry from both the brand and boutique perspectives, making her insights invaluable. Her first-hand experience with Hubventory, our innovative online wholesale platform, adds a layer of depth to our discussion on the evolving dynamics of the fashion marketplace. We’re deep diving into all things wholesale buying and trend forecasting!

Read More »
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