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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 »

Here’s a terrific post to use if you’d like shares and comments.

Heck, you probably wouldn’t even have to offer a prize drawing… but you COULD have a contest based on Continue Reading »

Dressing room woes

More examples, this time in Irish stores….

One of the last decisions a clothing consignment or resale shop thinks is important….

is actually make-or-break.

According to DailyMail.com, female shoppers try on an average of 40,000 articles of clothing in their lifetimes, purchasing just one in seven. 

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A shopkeeper asks:

“Can you tell me how to figure out how much it costs to accept a single item?”

Auntie Kate answers:

This figure is not easy to pinpoint exactly, but we can get a rough number in two steps:

1- Your daily overhead, divided by the amount of time spent per item (obviously, an average). That’s the FIXED COST. Do not include expenses directly related to employees at this point. If you have only one person working, use the full amount of the time segment; otherwise, divide the daily overhead by the number of staff normally present.

2- PLUS how much the person Continue Reading »

Do you find yourself saying a tacit “yes’… because you can’t bring yourself to say NO?

Whether it’s declining a mediocre consignment, answering a staffer’s inconvenient request for a schedule change, or committing your business’s resources to an issue or event that doesn’t feel like the right path to take…

Ya gotta learn to say NO. Here’s

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Such a great idea! Let me write that down….

Have you ever had the experience of going over your scribbled notes later, only to wonder what the heck you meant by that? I have.

How to take notes that will actually HELP your resale business

Want to know more about getting the most out of NARTS Conference? Click or tap the notebook!

After all, you don’t want to let a good idea slip away!

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Isn’t this a wonderful motivator and even

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