If You Use Background Checks

EMPLOYERS MUST MAKE SURE TO UPDATE PAPERWORK. Do you do a background check on job candidates applying for a position at your store using a consumer-reporting agency? Effective October 2018, employers must use the updated version of the “Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act” form. Employers who don’t follow the properMore »

A Focus on Fashion: Spotlight on Bellissimo Dance Boutique

In just three years, Bellissimo Dance Boutique has established a brand all its own by focusing on fashion—celebrated annually with a community-wide fashion show.   Many dance retailers pride themselves on being on-trend with fashion for some aspect of their inventory. But for Bellissimo Dance Boutique, fashion is its DNA. Located in Franklin, TN, partMore »

Instagram Updates Shopping Features

GIVE CUSTOMERS BEHIND-THE-SCENES PRODUCT INSIGHTS—AND MORE—IN STORIES. Instagram has announced two updates designed to engage shoppers on Instagram. After testing Shopping in Stories for a few months, the company expanded it globally. “With one third of the most-viewed stories coming from businesses, we’re excited to see how Shopping in Stories [will] enable brands to tellMore »

Dance Shoe Revival

Retailers share what goes into a successful pointe decorating event. At pointe shoe decorating events, old pointe shoes get a new life—and stores create memorable experiences for their customers. Dancers who embellish outdated pairs—which a store can display for all to see or which the customer takes home—will not only have fun but forever associateMore »