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Loving this time of year. Why?

Switching your consignment shop from summer to fallEven though it’s still one of those dreaded “J” months, it’s now that resale shops have the edge over new-merchandise shops. Read why the NEED season is almost as big a boost to your business as Halloween is.

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1: What’s the biggest stumbling block potential suppliers have when they want to consign furniture to your shop?

Answer: The cost/ effort of getting the piece to your place!

2: How can you motivated those who are buying something, to turn around and consign something?

Answer: Offer them an irresistible deal on getting the piece to your place!

We'll pick up your consignment
Cool solution, huh? Especially if your drivers/ truck are coming back empty.

I believe kudos are due to Home 2 Home Consignments in Dayton OH, but the graphic isn’t branded, so I could be wrong.

This post is the fourth in a week-long series of Kudos, ideas to inspire gathered from consignment, resale, & thrift shops that you might adapt or alter for YOUR business! Kudos Week is offered by TGTbT.com, the Premier Site for Professional Resalers, in celebration of International Resale Day, July 18. See more Kudos posts here.

We have a group Kudos today, to all the consignment, resale and thrift shops who cannot pass up the opportunity to

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I was going to tell you something else that The Violet Closet does that’s worthy of Kudos.

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This video maker’s fun… but at over $250 a year, kinda pricey for me… maybe not for you?

Click to see our International Resale Day creation!

Our Kudos today go to Panache Home, one of 3 local businesses in Rochester NY owned by Joan Lincoln (read more.)

It’s so easy to snap a quick shot for your social media of a piece on your sales floor. Like

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Yummy Saturday night supper; even yummier as Sunday leftovers. Also great with salad and warm bread for a staff get-together/planning dinner.

I made this for dinner just before a “10 MInutes with Kate” live video on our private TGtbT Facebook group… look close and you can see a tomato-colored splash or two on my face!

Too Good to be Threw Smokehouse Spaghetti

This is not so much as a recipe as it is a collection of suggestions to create your own version. Exercise your options. It’s your kitchen, after all.

Saute 8 oz. sliced mushrooms in a bit of olive oil. I added some Continue Reading »

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