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Reading an article on the growth of consignment shops in Vietnam, I was struck by this quote:

Consigned items sell relatively well thanks to

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Wouldn’t this make a great field trip for

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What do you think of Margie’s outfit, which cost her less than $20?Consignment and thrift shop fashion show

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You’ve read the news. “X.com has garnered $Ymill for start up costs on online consignment shop.” “Venture capitalists drawn to online resale sites.”

And the GOOD part of all this for us, the B&M/ and maybe a bit online shop? They’re (more…)

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Children learning

For an educational experience, click.

All sorts of things can be reused… here’s a business which caters (more…)

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Where does discarded clothing end up?

 

Some interesting facts. And some more. And more. And a fascinating book that a fellow resale shopkeeper sent me.

Not all discarded clothing is lucky enough to adorn a bridge.

Not all discarded clothing is lucky enough to adorn a bridge.

I’m surprised at the 45% figure. Are you? Comment if you like!

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A thrift and resale alliance has some good ideas for youOne woman has started a “thrift store alliance”… which looks like it could be attracting consignment and resale shops as well… in a Florida county.

Watch the news reel.

Gather some ideas that you may want to try in your marketplace from their Facebook Page which has over 14,000 followers.

Does your area have an alliance of shops? If so, tell us in the comments what your group does and how it helps your shop and the resale industry!

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