<Guest Blog Post> Managing your store without a POS system in place is a difficult thing to do. Part of any good POS system is its ability to structure your inventory into departments and classes. Breaking up of your store into smaller segments departments will allow you to respond faster to the market and as a result, be able to buy smarter. Since most POS systems have some sort of department structure in place you have...

As every fashion retailer knows, competition has become pretty fierce. With more and more boutique brands popping up every day, standing out from the pack has never been harder. The key to success? Maximizing all available touchpoints with your customer. There is one in particular which has been historically neglected - the moment of delivery. This is where an attractive, fashion-forward unboxing could be your key to greater success as a brand. What is unboxing? When people...

< GUEST BLOG POST > In the wake of approximately 12,000 store closures across the United States, there are still many retailers that aren’t just surviving in 2018, but thriving, too. What’s the secret to their success? GETTING SHOPPERS INTO STORES WITH INTRIGUE & A PLACE TO HANGOUT Retailers are having success using almost anything that keeps shoppers on their toes, suggests the New York Times. This could mean keeping consumers guessing with exclusive merchandise sold for a limited time only, pop-up shops...

< GUEST BLOG POST > 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. This is a two-part blog, so, in this first part, we’ll cover how to find wholesale clothing suppliers and clothing manufacturers. In the next segment, we’ll delve into how to evaluate the prospects you’ve found. Without further ado, let’s get started! Step...

Early on in Bob’s retail career, he realized that making the customer happy is the most important thing in sales. Not just accepting returns with no receipt or sending thank you cards after a big purchase. Every. Single. Second. Matters. From the moment your customers come in contact with your staff everything matters. This episode breaks down key points of how to train your staff, how to manage your time efficiently, and so much more....