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.
Here’s how three dance studio owners rejiggered their recitals for COVID-19, and the business decisions that went into it
Back-to-school typically accounts for some of the year’s biggest sales for dance retailers, but this fall will be different. This is how resourceful local dance retailers are dealing with the disruptions of COVID-19.
Rachel Arnold’s homework packets and faculty book clubs keep her studio business healthy during COVID-19 by focusing on community and commitment.
Now more than ever, understanding and forecasting cash flow is one of the most useful management skills a studio owner can have.
Acquiring a building is no small feat, especially in San Francisco’s ultra-competitive real estate market. Here’s how Smuin Ballet moved mountains to buy their own building in Potrero Hill.
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.
Like it or not, if you are a freelance dance artist or educator, you own and manage a small business. Here’s how one solopreneur stepped up his game to preserve income when schools closed in March.
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.