Posts Tagged ‘resale shopkeeping’

Your consignment shop staff wants to learn!

They want to learn… and you can learn how to manage staff too! Click for TGtbT’s best advice on that.

Let us all pause here and have a moment of appreciation for the people who work in consignment, resale, and thrift shops.

Not only do they have all the duties of a “real store” employee: helping customers, keeping stock neat, chasing down those dust bunnies and clearing our messy dressing rooms…

…but they also must


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Here’s my “unboxing” Facebook Live Video. It’s my first real attempt, and you’ll notice how silly I am. Oh, you didn’t notice where I stumbled, or made errors, or whatever?

That’s what I wanted to show you. That just like in real life, you get caught up in listening and watching, and the everyday goofs we all make, are not the things you particularly see or hear.

Perhaps me, making a silly fool of myself, will inspire YOU to try a live video or two. I hope so!

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Vernalagnia: A romantic mood brought on by Spring. Infect your shoppers.

Some ideas from the treasury of inspiration (more…)

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If your area doesn’t have a brochure of local resale shops to offer customers, and if you’ve tried to rally your peers to create one without success, (more…)

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Azalea had SUCH a great idea: Invite fashion-savvy, outgoing, customers to create a look out of your merchandise in stock and model it for you… wow! Now this is a Kudos idea!

Kudos because:

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Too Good to be Threw's Motivating quoteYou don’t gotta be an Einstein to make your consignment, resale or thrift shop operate smoother, make more money, or simply be more fun and less work to run.

But it doesn’t hurt.

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

So, if you were thinking (more…)

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Okay, you’ve heard me rant preach discuss putting your shop’s name, tag, URL, whatever, in all your


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