Just as online shopping has evolved over the last decade, so, too, has the experience of shopping in a store. Retailers are enhancing their physical spaces with interactive, hands-on merchandising. Here are three trends to watch.
Three dance retailers talk about their business reasons for moving to a new retail location—and the bonuses.
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.
A study suggests that putting thought into hiring decisions and the way you bring new employees on board could save your store or studio serious money.
Like many artists who eventually choose to transition into nonperforming careers, Robert Hartwell had a dream to coach students. He started a small business with his own savings (and big personality) that within three years was generating $1 million in annual revenue.
Tutu School founder Genevieve Weeks said yes to franchising her studio six years ago—and now there are 34 locations. Here’s how this business growth strategy works.
Don’t keep your studio’s financial information solely in your head—or worse, a secret. That’s just one of the pieces of good advice this former studio owner and a business broker have to offer.
Right from the day you launch your dance studio (or any dance business, for that matter), it’s smart to understand the exit strategies open to you. A business financial expert outlines four options for any small business.
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.
Do you have your store’s plan in place? It’s not too late for last-minute marketing moves. Here’s how to get even more local dancers and dance Moms to #ShopSmall (but buy big) with your dance store this November 30 on Small Business Saturday