For a local dance retailer, systems and policies are key to mastering the leap to multiple locations, so that everything is to your standards, and you can be present without being present.
Practically every large retailer has some sort of dress code or uniform for its employees. As an independent local storeowner, is there anything to be gained by following suit?
Selling your dance store could be your ticket to moving to a new town, starting a different business—or transitioning to a comfortable retirement. Here’s what you should do now to make sure that exit strategy is open to you.
There’s much more to think about than just adding more of everything. A small-business advisor and two local dance retailers who’ve made multiple storefronts a success offer insights about taking the leap.
Follow these easy instructions to turn your dance store holiday window into a dreamy winter scene with the look and feel of a snow globe.
Dance retailers, check your inventory—three dance teachers share the dancewear and shoe choices that work best in their very different teaching settings.
For a dance retailer, what more important group is there than dance teachers to keep as happy, loyal customers? Not only will they buy for themselves, but they can influence generation after generation of new students to purchase their dancewear at your store.
Fresh finds to consider when you’re stocking your dance store shelves this fall
Once or twice a year every dance store should review these eight key elements of its brand. Then tweak and polish to see sales soar.
Opening a second location became a pivot point for dance retailer Danielle Hernandez—she expanded her store’s offerings and changed its name. Here’s how she’s navigating the growth of her business and its evolving brand.