This fun and creative merchandising tactic makes good retail sense—even now. Here are savvy strategies to make sure they entice customers—and bring you a return.
With their stores closed, these four retailers used the time to freshen up their spaces—a treat for their customers and a morale-booster for them.
Retailers big and small are looking for ways to move this season’s inventory to generate cash to survive. Here’s expert advice on designing retail deals that will help, not hurt, your business.
Whether it’s to tap new sources of funding or get a break on payments for existing debt, a talk with your banker can help your business get through this cash crunch.
Even before you get to the point of reopening your physical dance store, there are productive back-to-market steps dance retailers can take. You may even end up reinventing your retail business model.
With their stores closed, dance retailers are focusing on staying connected with their customers and their local studios and getting down to rainy-day tasks they didn’t have time for before. If you’ve always meant to start or upgrade your store’s online selling, here’s how three storeowners did it.
In the last two weeks, as Congress passed various relief and stimulus bills, you may still be wondering exactly what help you can get. Here’s a summary, including cash for businesses, unemployment payments for gig workers and a new payroll loan program that converts to a grant (and is also open to independent contractors and the self-employed).
How to use a social-content calendar to get the best return on investment for the time you spend on social-media marketing.
How local dance stores make sure they have the right inventory and the special services that will draw busy comp dancers (and their moms) to shop with them.
Brand ambassadors and social influencers can increase awareness of your dance store and persuade customers to buy from you.