It’s not just an ephemeral fashion trend or a fad. With more diverse dancers comes a market opportunity—and a business challenge—to become more inclusive.
Since the onset of COVID-19, glittery black-tie fundraising galas with celebrity red carpets have become a thing of the past. But because arts organizations often rely on an annual gala event to bring in a significant portion of their operating budget, outright cancellation is not an option.
Here’s how three seasoned dance retailers are welcoming customers back into their stores and resuming operations.
With a smart, flexible reopening plan, studio owners can keep clients safe and happy—and be responsive to ever-changing, unpredictable COVID-19 restrictions.
Small-dance-business owners have a responsibility to uphold anti-racist values. Take this pledge to make five actionable steps toward putting those values into practice.
Product bundles have multiple functions for a store, from spotlighting an exciting new line to increasing the perceived value of existing inventory.
Why digital end-of-year performances were the best option for these three studios—and how they pulled them off.
While the risk of a lawsuit is low for those who faithfully follow state and local guidelines, this expert advises taking additional steps to protect your business.
How the Tutu School franchise is dealing with COVID-19—and helping its franchisees do the same.
It’s one thing to plan for a rainy day, but a pandemic has no script. Here’s how Georgia-based Grit & Grace is managing its business in this challenging season.
Plenty of money is left in this forgivable loan program. And changes to the rules may make it newly attractive to your store or studio.