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.
Your fashion inventory may grab all the attention, but creating a strategy for selling your basics is just as important. Here’s how to keep them uniquely on-brand and contributing to a strong bottom line.
Amid the uncertainty of doing business during the COVID-19 pandemic, two popular community dance hubs with very different trajectories—L.A.’s EDGE Performing Arts Center and Chicago’s Visceral Dance Center—share their plans for the future.
In this pandemic economy that’s so full of unknowns, here are some solid retail strategies for the upcoming gift-giving season.
Best practices for dance retailers are evolving during the pandemic, but window displays still play an important role for brick-and-mortar stores.
With all the challenges dance studios, stores and dancewear makers face during this pandemic economy, it’s easy to act from a place of fear. But now, more than ever, the smarter strategy for your business is to focus on your strengths—and on helping the whole dance industry stay strong.