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Episode #30: How Can Emerging Designers us Community to Compete with Fast Fashion? With Hillary France, CEO of Brand Assembly

Brand Assembly was created with one purpose in mind: to help emerging fashion brands grow their business by creating a community that leverages resources and provides a platform for brands to support one another. By creating a nurturing and collaborative atmosphere, Brand Assembly removes the barriers of entering a highly competitive contemporary market and assists in building a successful business.    >> EPISODE 30 – LISTEN NOW ON iTunes <<

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Hair Accessories: The Perfect Route to Building your Bottom Line

If you’ve been a member of The Boutique Hub for a while, it should be no surprise that in order to build a successful & profitable brand, margins are key. We typically recommend a 3x markup margin but sometimes that’s not always the easiest to maintain consistently.  Accessories are great margin builders and provide a quick way to boost your profit after the traditional end of season sales. Today, we’ve

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Back to School Wholesale Guide

It’s hard to believe that in less than a month everyone will be heading back to school!   While heading back to school can be a hectic time, we have done our homework and gathered some of our favorite pieces for everyone from students to teachers! Find these brands in our Wholesale Marketplace on The Boutique Hub or in our Boutique Brands & Vendors Group for members! Prices below are

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FashionGo | The Boutique Hub

FashionGo’s 7 Summer Must Haves for Your Boutique

Summer is a time for bright colors, outdoor activities, and fun vacations! Stay stylish with FashionGo, your top destination for wholesale apparel. Shop from 850+ vendors that have an outfit for every summer occasion! We tracked down some top trends in the US retail market for our buyers. Check out our trending styles and shop curated collections for this season. Below are the top keywords searched on FashionGo for Summer

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BoutiqueChat Episode #3:#03 Becoming a Better Buyer using Merchandised Planning

Episode #3: Buying Strategy & Cash Flow Analysis for Retail Growth

Ready to be a better buyer and keep more money in your bank account at the end of the day? This episode is PACKED with information about the flow of inventory, data analysis, point of sale systems, merchandised plans and all the details retailers need to manage a successful cash flow and buying strategy.  Meet Dan Jablons, Founder of Retail Smart Guys, analyst, consultant, speaker, and Management One affiliate. >>

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A Boutique Buyer’s Guide to Success | The Boutique Hub | Frock Fashions

5 Tips for Working with a Buyer | Boutique Owner’s Guide

Guest Post: Jacqui Holmes, LA Fashion Concepts As boutique owners continue to grow and build stronger businesses, one of the first questions they battle is where and how to plan their buying in a way that creates the freshest product mix ahead of the market, but also, how to buy in the most financially efficient way possible. Today, the options for buying are vast compared to just a few years

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Pink Armadillos | The Boutique Hub

Spring into His Season with these Faith-based Graphic Tee Brands (Wholesale)

If you’ve been on the hunt for some fun spring graphic tees for your boutique, you’ve come to the right place. Here at The Hub, we think Spring is the perfect time to unveil some of our favorite faith-based graphic tees. We’ve thrown a few Easter-specific tees into the mix, including a couple kiddo versions, in an effort to appeal to all sizes of shoppers! Each of these wholesale brands

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Episode #30: How Can Emerging Designers us Community to Compete with Fast Fashion? With Hillary France, CEO of Brand Assembly

Brand Assembly was created with one purpose in mind: to help emerging fashion brands grow their business by creating a community that leverages resources and provides a platform for brands to support one another. By creating a nurturing and collaborative atmosphere, Brand Assembly removes the barriers of entering a highly competitive contemporary market and assists in building a successful business.    >> EPISODE 30 – LISTEN NOW ON iTunes <<

Read More »

Hair Accessories: The Perfect Route to Building your Bottom Line

If you’ve been a member of The Boutique Hub for a while, it should be no surprise that in order to build a successful & profitable brand, margins are key. We typically recommend a 3x markup margin but sometimes that’s not always the easiest to maintain consistently.  Accessories are great margin builders and provide a quick way to boost your profit after the traditional end of season sales. Today, we’ve

Read More »

Back to School Wholesale Guide

It’s hard to believe that in less than a month everyone will be heading back to school!   While heading back to school can be a hectic time, we have done our homework and gathered some of our favorite pieces for everyone from students to teachers! Find these brands in our Wholesale Marketplace on The Boutique Hub or in our Boutique Brands & Vendors Group for members! Prices below are

Read More »
FashionGo | The Boutique Hub

FashionGo’s 7 Summer Must Haves for Your Boutique

Summer is a time for bright colors, outdoor activities, and fun vacations! Stay stylish with FashionGo, your top destination for wholesale apparel. Shop from 850+ vendors that have an outfit for every summer occasion! We tracked down some top trends in the US retail market for our buyers. Check out our trending styles and shop curated collections for this season. Below are the top keywords searched on FashionGo for Summer

Read More »
BoutiqueChat Episode #3:#03 Becoming a Better Buyer using Merchandised Planning

Episode #3: Buying Strategy & Cash Flow Analysis for Retail Growth

Ready to be a better buyer and keep more money in your bank account at the end of the day? This episode is PACKED with information about the flow of inventory, data analysis, point of sale systems, merchandised plans and all the details retailers need to manage a successful cash flow and buying strategy.  Meet Dan Jablons, Founder of Retail Smart Guys, analyst, consultant, speaker, and Management One affiliate. >>

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A Boutique Buyer’s Guide to Success | The Boutique Hub | Frock Fashions

5 Tips for Working with a Buyer | Boutique Owner’s Guide

Guest Post: Jacqui Holmes, LA Fashion Concepts As boutique owners continue to grow and build stronger businesses, one of the first questions they battle is where and how to plan their buying in a way that creates the freshest product mix ahead of the market, but also, how to buy in the most financially efficient way possible. Today, the options for buying are vast compared to just a few years

Read More »
Pink Armadillos | The Boutique Hub

Spring into His Season with these Faith-based Graphic Tee Brands (Wholesale)

If you’ve been on the hunt for some fun spring graphic tees for your boutique, you’ve come to the right place. Here at The Hub, we think Spring is the perfect time to unveil some of our favorite faith-based graphic tees. We’ve thrown a few Easter-specific tees into the mix, including a couple kiddo versions, in an effort to appeal to all sizes of shoppers! Each of these wholesale brands

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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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