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

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People like pictures better than words. They relate to them. (Remember “Pat the Bunny?” We’re all little ones under our adult skins!) So why not SHOW rather than TELL (more…)

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Is Target consignment-worthy?Now, most consignment and resale shops are hesitant, with good reason, to allow Target merchandise into their shops. But it still behooves shopkeepers to keep an eye on what’s happening there, and this article (more…)

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I feel sorry for small consignment shops. Really. I feel their pain about the lack of space, about the logjam of summer clothes still in-date and fall consignments pouring in. Really, it can be a time of year when you just wanna bar the door.

But seriously, this message, (more…)

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Kerri wrote:

I offer free giftwrapping in my store.  We’re getting more and more customers ask if we sell cards–kid’s birthday, baby shower, etc. to go along with the wrapping, and we do not have any at this time.  Does anyone have a reasonably priced source for cards?  Thanks in advance.

I’m sure that some of our shopkeepers have some wholesale resources to share with Kerri, but here’s a nifty (more…)

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Resale shopkeepers can learn from the GapYou can learn a lot from history… even history of a “real” store.

What went wrong? …interviews …depict a company that chased after rivals, rather than charting its own course, and that cut quality and lost touch with customers. Simply put, it filled its stores with stuff that people didn’t want. [Emphasis Kate’s]

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Intrigued by the colossal flop of their logo change? There are some lessons even the smallest of shops can learn in this article where a designer tries to fix the “new” logo, written before Gap changed back to the original.

What’s YOUR experience with Gap-branded clothing?

Has interest remained high over the last few years, or has it become a dog of a brand? And how does Kid Gap do? And speaking of Express, is that a sought-after brand or has it died in our industry? We’d love to hear your thoughts.



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$1200 dresses. Size 4. GIRLS’ 4 that is. (more…)

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