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Cabin fever is real…

and requires immediate attention!

Your shoppers and suppliers are as sick of the weather as you and your bank account are. They want to (more…)

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If you’ve run out of ideas about telling your customers how wonderful resale is for the holidays, here’s 50 angles you could use: (more…)

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 Ah, competition. Educates the public to shop resale. That’s a good thing. Keeps us on our toes. That’s a better thing. Gives us the opportunity to be the first choice for secondhand shopping. That’s the

Best Thing. Here’s 5 ways your consignment shop can become just that:

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Underdog Tactics for resale & consignment shops from TGtbT.com

Just because you can’t afford a circular in the paper on Thanksgiving Day, and you’re not about to open at 5am for those crazy shoppers….

…doesn’t mean you can’t tempt some holiday bucks into your register this week!

Some tactics that are especially attuned to your scrappy-little-dog shop, to highlight how small can be mighty:

First off, don’t sacrifice profits!

Price is NOT  (more…)

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Why are we resalers such a tight bunch?

Well sure, we believe in the sanctity of a bargain, and nothing delights us more than beating the trash pick-up guys to a terrific display piece sitting out on someone’s curb (I once rescued a no-seat rattan princess chair that became my favorite window prop for years!) or finding a store going out of business with hangers for a penny apiece. And yes, most of us opened our shops on a shoestring and are leery of overspending.

But darn it all, there are

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Pixelated to the nth degree, this Facebook Live Video becomes art :)

Are your FB Live videos blurry? Pixelated? Is your sound fuzzy or out of synch? Learn why (and how to cure it!)

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What’s the most important thing people need to know about your B&M shop before they come visit?

That will help them come visit?

Where you are, of course. And what to look for when they get near… and what to look for is… what your shop looks like from the road/ sidewalk!

Bonus points if you show a bit of what’s inside, your phone number, and a nice welcoming OPEN sign, and open DOOR!

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