Bootstrapper Q&A: StartUp FASHION Founder Nicole Giordano on the Business of Encouragement

Bootstrapper Q&A: StartUp FASHION Founder Nicole Giordano on the Business of Encouragement Nicole Giordano helps fashion designers find their amazing. In 2009, the former textile designer and fashion marketing consultant launched StartUp FASHION to educate, connect, and encourage designers looking to create successful businesses. StartUp FASHION now offers a wide range of online resources, including a collaborative membership community, business […]

7 Steps-to-Success for Clothing Industry Start-ups

7 Steps-to-Success for Clothing Industry Start-ups – No industry is easy to break into, but that is especially true about apparel. While other industries enjoy a 50 percent or higher business success rate after four years, retail and apparel do not. Indeed, a full 53 percent of clothing lines will fold by the fourth year’s end. […]

How to Open a Clothing Store

How to Open a Clothing Store – Opening a clothing store, or any store for that matter might be your goal or your dream and it is certainly an attainable one with the right execution. Knowing how to do it and how to approach the situation is important as you set out your retail marketing strategy. Knowing […]

5 Financial Tips for Home-Based Businesses

The financial needs of home businesses are completely different from those of brick-and-mortar companies. Follow these five tips to maximize your potential.

5 Businesses That Require Less Than $10,000 To Launch

Though many people think of business ownership as a massive undertaking, there are some really simple business ideas that do not cost much to get started.


5 Low-Cost Marketing Research Techniques for Small Businesses

Marketing research is a necessary investment for successful companies. Here how to validate your product idea and attract more customers on the cheap.

6 Most Common Startup Mistakes for an Entrepreneur to Avoid

Failure is the sad reality for a large percentage of startups. Often, it can be avoided by learning from the mistakes of entrepreneurs who came before you.

12 Surprising Reasons Why Startups Fail

Even with a great product offering and a ready customer base, startup businesses can fail for a multitude of reasons, both economic and personal.

How Investing in Safety Can Boost Your Retail Startup’s Sales From Day One

A dangerous sales floor can be just as off-putting to customers as a rude staff member, especially when your retail business is still in the startup phase.


Credibly Financial News Roundup for the Week of January 11, 2016

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Credibly sifts through hundreds of blogs and news alerts every day so you don’t have to. Here’s the financial news that caught our attention this week.


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