Hi there Boutique Owner!

States and Cities across the country are slowly starting to reopen and let non essential businesses like yours reopen. The question is...Are you ready?

Since you've been closed, the world has changed. Stores cannot go back to "business as usual".  Now there is a lot more to consider in running a business and servicing customers. Do you have a plan?

Do you know what all of the CDC and local government requirements are and how they will affect your store? 

Do you have an idea on how you store operations, employee schedules, and policies will be when you reopen?

Do you have a marketing plan in place to attract customers to your store?

If not, then this course is for you. Even if you do, is it enough to make sure nothing is missed?

Any missed step or crack in your plan could cost you: 1. Customers, 2. Staff members, and 3. SALES!!

In this course Boutique Owners will get the essential information they need to ensure that their Boutiques reopen following the right guidelines for their business.  They will learn all of the necessary steps they need to make in order to have a store that is set up for making sales. 

They will also ensure that they are ready to reassure their employees and customers that it is safe to be their Boutique..their #1 concern!

In This Course You Will Learn

  • How to decipher and understand all of the various CDC/State/City reopening guidelines and how they pertain to each Boutique’s unique business needs and requirements. So the reopening is as seamless as possible.

  • How to construct personalized guidelines that are right for the needs of your business, employees, AND customers so both feel comfortable and secure shopping and working again.

  • The must needed Store Set Up Standards and CDC store additions that will attract customers and have any store ready to make SALES almost immediately.

  • Strategies on how to keep the sales momentum going after reopening so You can retain customers, increase traffic, and keep being PROFITABLE.

  • And MORE!

What People Say About Nichole

“I thank Nichole for sharing her Visual Marketing experience with me. I've used her suggestions, and since my visit with her, I added new tags and hang tags to my garments making them more visible. This change and her recommendations were very helpful to my business.”

Philicia Walker, Owner, Perfect Timing Boutique

“Nichole was such an integral part in shaping my formative retail career. Her advice and coaching allowed me to flourish as a manager. I appreciate her aforementioned wisdom and knowledge everyday. Thank you, Nichole.”

Ancella McGeshick Store Manager, Lids

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: GUIDELINES




  • 2


    • Lesson 1: EMPLOYEES


  • 3


  • 4


    • Lesson 1: CREATIVE SELLING

    • Lesson 2 : SOCIAL MEDIA

  • 5



  • 6


    • 5 Merchandising Strategies for Online Stores Training

    • Sales Driving Visual Checklist

About Your Instructor

Nichole Simms


Hi! I'm Nichole. I am so excited that you have chosen one of my courses today. My goal and mission in my business is to help Boutique Owners and Small Retail Owners understand how to utilize sound and proven Sales and Merchandising Strategies to grow their businesses. That is why I founded Creative Visual Solutions. This company helps businesses like yours utilize strategies that are often misunderstood or not even used at all to make massive sales and traffic returns they never thought possible. I have gained and mastered all of these top secrets and techniques during my 30 year career in Retail and Visual Merchandising. I have a BA of Science in Retail degree from Purdue University. I live in Paramount, CA, but Milwaukee, WI is my home town. Go Packers!! Throughout my career as a Retail Manager,District Visual Manager and Regional Visual Manager, I have had the privilege of driving sales and results for some of the countries best retailers such as The Gap, Ann Taylor, Express, New York and Co., Forever 21, Agaci, and The Sports Authority. While at The Sports Authority, I had the pleasure of collaborating visually with some of the country's best brands including Nike, Adidas, UA, The North Face, and Columbia. Using this knowledge, has allowed me to be featured in top Retail publications such as Compliant IA and Independent Retailer. I now want to use this course to help you achieved success in your Boutique and overall business health.

Don't Go It Alone!

By investing in this course, you will ensure that you give your Boutique it's best chance at rising past this crisis. For the cost of 1-2 sales, you can ensure it's success by having a full proof plan of action that: 1. Increase traffic, 2. Reassure customers and employees that it is safe to shop with you, and 3. Make SALES!

Regardless when your state and city are cleared to reopen fully, you need to be prepared every step of the way. Your employees need solid reasons to come to work with you. They need to know that you are there for them and have taken every precaution to give them a safe, clean, and fun work environment.

Your customers need reassurances that, even though they can't wait to get back to some sort of normalcy by shopping with you, they will be safe. They need to know that you have a plan that puts everyone's safety first. They also need to know that you value them as a customer and will do all you can to give them an excellent shopping experience in your store.

In order for you to do all of this, you need a plan. You need to make sure that you don't miss any steps and that you are fully prepared for each stage of the reopening process.

This low cost investment is the key to ensure that you have all of the information and understanding that you need to reopen flawlessly, reassuring both you customers and employees that you are ready for business on all levels, and make the SALES you need to continue to grow your business.

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Bonus material

Additonal tools and strategies to help your overall Boutique grow traffic and increase sales.

  • Online Store Merchanisings and Sales Training

    $99 value

    A training video of some of my best Merchandising and Sales strategies to ensure that your online store or product website: attracts customers, keeps them on your site, and avoid the dreaded" Cart Abandonment".

  • Sales Driving Visual Merchandising Checklist

    $59 value

    This invaluable tool lists the Top 10 Visual Merchandising standards EVERY Boutique Owner should have in their stores. This tool can be used for all of your floor sets and floor changes and should be used for continual training for your employees.

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