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Visiting other shops is often like opening a little jewel box full of ideas.

Here’s some, from a furniture/ vintage/ antique resale shop, Perfect Pieces,  I visited recently:

Damaged table? Cut it in half and (more…)

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Fun idea for signage on your New Arrival rack, as seen in an outlet store near me. Remember, you can Learn A Lot when you’re out and about. (And it’s the perfect excuse to

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Where do you find the best information about your resale business?

Well, in our Products for the Professional Resaler, of course. But there’s another source for great ideas you can adapt to your consignment, resale or thrift shop, and that’s (more…)

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Look closely at this photo. Pretty good disguise, huh?

This shop built a wall, creating much-needed storage space, without a carpenter and without cost. Simply by (more…)

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I snapped this pic of the side window at Trader Joe’s. The only people who’d see this are those parked on that side of the building, like me.

But that doesn’t mean (more…)

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I love snapping quick photos to share with you in my Learn a Lot series. There’s so much imagination out there to inspire us all… but sometimes, even The Resale Guru needs to

take a second look.

I saw this wonderful little swing shop armoire in a vintage market and loved the signage, the tulle on the top of the (really, an old TV armoire….) and the lace and beads to emphasize the merchandise…

A swing shop can be an old armoire in your consignment, resale or thrift shop

More on swing shops and other sizzling ways to enhance your shop: just click or tap!

 

but it took a closer look at my photos before I noticed the really, really, really good idea for consignment, resale, and thrift shoppers to use:

Gather a category up into an armoire "swing shop" says Auntie Kate of TGtbT.com

Did you catch it? Look again!

No need to rig up some sort of clothing rod inside the armoire… just plop a 2-way within and you’re good to go… that is, go nuts with your select little selection any time you want to fluff up the sales floor a bit!

(Tip: Now might be the right time to try this, and if you love the look so much you could line your shop in armoires, well take a look at my Pin here. )

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Do you have occasion to use email sign-up slips, entry forms for a contest, or registrations for a door prize? How do you keep (more…)

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