Wondering what it will be like to navigate the virtual version of this longstanding annual retailing event? While many of the same rules that we follow at in-person trade shows apply here, other elements are very different. Here’s how to make the most of it.
New retail platforms have made it easier and more affordable to create a robust and attractive website for your dance store. Here are some key strategies to make sure your site works for your business—and your bottom line.
Here’s the scoop on PPP Round Two, plus other financial assistance and tax breaks to counter the pandemic’s economic blows to your business.
Dance storeowners report that fashion items are often beating out basics, baby ballerina gear is a bust and supply chains have been disrupted. We asked four veteran retailers how they are managing their stock to adapt to pandemic shifts.
Tips on staying organized and on budget when you’re buying new inventory for the store—and how to use your purchases to turn over older inventory as well
Whether you’re a dance business with employees or a freelance dancer or solopreneur, here’s what you need to know about applying for PPP loan forgiveness.
Jamia Ramsey’s nearly three-year-old business was sparked by her own experience as a dancer. Now she’s filling a niche for other dancers of color like herself.
Adding new categories can mean extra revenue, but maintaining the store’s brand identity can be a challenge. Here’s how three storeowners handle it.
After this difficult year, show your staff that you value their hard work, and appreciate them sticking with you. (Yes, it’s possible to do so on a budget!)
Well, it can. But expanding a store’s offerings into categories like yoga, gymnastics and gifts holds both promise and peril for dance retailers.