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Boutique and Apparel Brands’ Guide to Copyrights: What Can be Copyrighted?

A copyright is a form of intellectual property that creates original creations which include literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture. This post focuses on photographs, websites and creative designs, the main creative works of boutique owners and wholesalers. T-Shirt Designs The Copyright Office makes it clear that each copyright must contain minimal creativity. What does this mean? It seems that

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Someone is Ripping Off my Copyright. What do I do?

Guest Blogger I’ve seen the situation waaaayyyy too many times – Creator creates. Creator publishes. Sleazeball steals. Sleazeball makes money from Creator’s creation. It’s a vicious cycle that has caused many small creators to even quit their passion because “it’s no longer worth it.” This is not true. If you love what you do, then it is absolutely worth it. I get it though. You put in hours upon hours

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Boutique and Apparel Brands’ Guide to Copyrights: What Can be Copyrighted?

A copyright is a form of intellectual property that creates original creations which include literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture. This post focuses on photographs, websites and creative designs, the main creative works of boutique owners and wholesalers. T-Shirt Designs The Copyright Office makes it clear that each copyright must contain minimal creativity. What does this mean? It seems that

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Someone is Ripping Off my Copyright. What do I do?

Guest Blogger I’ve seen the situation waaaayyyy too many times – Creator creates. Creator publishes. Sleazeball steals. Sleazeball makes money from Creator’s creation. It’s a vicious cycle that has caused many small creators to even quit their passion because “it’s no longer worth it.” This is not true. If you love what you do, then it is absolutely worth it. I get it though. You put in hours upon hours

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Small Town Dreams to Big Time Success: Building a Business with Heart

Welcome back to the Boutique Chat podcast! Today’s conversation promises to be an enlightening one as we delve into the journey of Kari Patfield, a successful boutique owner hailing from small-town America. Join us as we uncover the insights and strategies that have fueled Kari business growth and positioned her as a standout entrepreneur in her community.

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Effective Merchandising Tools to Display Your Summer Inventory! 

JR Visual has compiled a list of effective merchandising tools that can be used to showcase your summer merchandise in the best possible way. It can be challenging to display summer items in a way that is both visually appealing and easy for shoppers to browse through. Therefore, here are some practical tools that you can use in your store, along with multiple ways to use them this season!

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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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