Today Sara Burks and Ashley Alderson will go over the 12 Crucial Tips for Boutique Owner Success. These 12 focus areas are apart of this year's Retail Bootcamp course. Retail Bootcamp isn’t just for those who feel their business is failing; your business will always have areas to improve on and grow. Retail is shifting and expanding every day, its time to be prepared. After today's podcast, you will be astounded by all aspects of...

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.

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. A retail industry metric you should pay attention to. 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...

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 a wholesale clothing supplier and clothing manufacturer for your boutique. In the next segment, we’ll delve into how to evaluate the prospects you’ve found. Without further ado, let’s get started! Step...