Having a retail sector in your studio is a wonderful way to add an additional revenue stream that compliments your dance classes. It sounds easy enough, right? Buy some merchandise, add a bit of a profit margin, and you’re good to go.
Not quite! Today we are here to talk about the common mistakes made by studio owners when it comes to having a well-organised, visually appealing and high quality retail sector in the studio. Our special guest Angela Evans knows the dance retail game inside and out, and is here to share her wisdom with studio owners.
In This Podcast
Angela and Clint discuss some of the hurdles, pitfalls and game-changing wins that you may come across with your studio’s retail stream, including
- Adapting to the changing marketplace and exploring your online options for studio uniforms, costumes and accessories
- Building a great relationship with your stockists and wholesalers
- How to set up a visually exciting and appealing retail display that your customers won’t be able to resist
- Providing the highest quality of customer service for your returning and referring clients
Plus loads more!
More about our guest, Angela Evans
Angela Evans is the founder and owner of Angelbows Dancewear, an Australian-based wholesale store who have over 14+ years of experience in serving retailers and 11 years serving dance studio owners and teachers with products and services that always have them coming back for more. What once started as a simple home based hair accessory business has now increased to specialize in dance costumes and dancewear. Angela is hands-on in the business and personally chooses her ever-changing range of designs in all shapes and sizes.
Angela believes that the secret to her success and longevity is a highly personalized service with some help behind the scenes from her family, and a goal to maintain very competitive pricing for her loyal customers. For more about Angela’s business, make sure to head over to www.angelbows.com.au
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