Here are six takeaways that should be useful for navigating your way through the rescue package.
Dance educators have managed adversity with passion and persistence since long before Covid-19 came on the scene.
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).
Business leader Misty Lown convened (remotely) more than 700 dance studio owners to create an action plan in response to COVID-19 studio closures. ICYMI, here are the takeaways.
Looking for help weathering this business crisis? SCORE is holding a live webinar, “Coronavirus and Your Small Business: Live Q&A with SCORE Mentors,” on April 9.
We want you to know that we are here for you. We’ll do our best to be a support in the weeks and months to come—bringing you news and business ideas you can use, links to business relief resources, and yes, inspiration and ideas from your fellow dance retailers and studio owners, on how to move forward.
On March 17, longtime studio owner Misty Lown hosted a virtual gathering of more than 130 dance industry leaders to discuss COVID-19: State of the Industry. Here are six takeaways from the presentation.
Dance retailers know that cleanliness is a key tactic in their visual merchandising strategy, but with the disquieting spread of coronavirus, it’s also an essential ingredient to keep your staff and customers healthy.
Change is unavoidable in today’s business environment. Sometimes you initiate the changes; sometimes they’re beyond your control. But one thing you can successfully manage is the way you communicate about them. Arts consultant David Gray tells what he’s learned from experience about managing the message.
Customers keep coming through the doors, and you’re continually reordering pointe shoes and leotards. Does that mean your business is profitable? That you’re growing? These eight key financial numbers will tell you how you’re really doing.