How to Open a Successful Thrift Shop
By Kate Carpenter
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Published: March 22, 2012
Words: 9,986 (approximate)
This is a great guide for anyone who is considering owning and/or operating a thrift store. Everything you need is here - from writing the Business Plan to pricing the merchandise. Easy to read, but full of facts and good advice. It has everything you need to know - and more!
If you think you might like to open a thrift shop,this book will answer all the questions you (should) have. From what factors you need to consider in your decision-making to completing a Business Plan ... from how to choose the best location to how to handle donations ... from the layout of the store to the pricing of the merchandise ...from record-keeping to licenses and permits and insurance - it's all here. Written by a woman who helped to open several successful thrift shops before opening one on her own, it's a first-hand account of the challenges you'll face and the tools you need to meet each one. While retail in America continues to slump, resale is doing better than ever. The growing number of people who want to save both their money AND the environment are just waiting for you to open your doors. With this book, you'll be ready for them in no time!
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