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Ever wish you could just sit down with Kate for lunch and talk?
The TGtbT Luncheonette
is home to our mini-Products for the Professional Resaler. They're just like
sitting at the lunch counter with Kate and chatting over a grilled
cheese before you have to get back to work. And they're cheaper than
that grilled cheese too!
We Failed Actually titled "What we did wrong in our
business," this candid 8-page essay by a shopkeeper whose
shop survived less than a year was donated to TGtbT.com so that
others might avoid his mistakes. Includes commentary by Kate Holmes.
a Change in your Consignment Agreement
The three things you must remember when making
adjustments in your consignment agreement at any point in your
your Retail Store Naturally & Profit! Chatting
Seems she likes to talk
over lunch, too. Cynthia Broockman of The White Elephant in VA
created a 4-page guide to using nature in your shop. Once you
see her b-&-a photos, you'll believe in the
Power of Green to Green up your store's profits.
Sarah Deveau, whose childrenswear shop was known for quality, unusual, and highly-desirable new items that
enhanced her consignment goods, shares her expertise on
finding, ordering and selling new products.
|To Be a Resaler poster
is a PDQ
file suitable for framing and hanging in your shop. It's a nice way to let your clientele know you
care about them, their families, and our future.
Top 21 Merchandising Tips for Resalers Turn browsers into buyers with these tips especially
for our industry
13 Ways to Make your Resale Shop Thrive
These are the top 13 things I wish the shops I visit would do.
So simple, yet so effective.
Cheapest Tricks & Best Buys
3 pages of ideas to get you started thinking
about materials, supplies, and props from free to under $100 to make
your merchandise look like a million
Consignment Agreement Pay
This is the outline handout from one of my NARTS Conference workshops. There's 6 steps to follow, as well
as "How to be an Outrageous CONSIGNEE!"
|101 Daily Tips for a Better Shop
is a collection of tips you can use every day to
remind you of steps you can take to make your shop better.
Approach to PROFIT Have
you lost sight of PROFIT? Here's how to look at the big picture.
Get her in, Get
her happy, Get her so satisfied she'll be your BEST
advertisement! This is the outline from the NARTS Fall Seminar
in Sarasota in 2005
|Smile for the
Camera: Suggestions and a bunch of examples
Need a publicity shot taken? Kate's gathered up some ideas and
some actual examples for you
Visiting Other Resalers
A little field notebook to
help you examine other shops with an eye to making yours better.
Download it; print out copies to stick in your glove compartment. Learn
every time you visit another shop!
ABC Guide to Success
Annotated handout from my
The ideas all around you can guide your shop to success. It's easy as ABC. A is for ADAPT, ADOPT and AMEND all the
all around you, B is for BELIEVING in your core principles. And C is
for CREATION, making your shop more than "just another resale
shop." (Access the
free graphic aids for this workshop.)
Let's Save Time
Shop-tested ways to make the most of your time at work. So
you don't have to wish there were two or even three of you.
Adding Bridal to your Consignment or Resale
Have you wondered how to make a wedding department in your shop work? This
7-page Product will get you started!
Mini-Products are just a little sample of our Products for the
Professional Resaler. See all our Products
and take a look at our Layout Idea Kits
TGtbT.com is the premier web site for professional
resalers. Start a consignment, resale or thrift store with free
articles and Products for the Professional Resaler here on Too
Good to be Threw. Want to know how to open a consignment shop, business plans, operating your shop, consignment software and selling secondhand clothes, upscale designer fashions, children's gear
or used furniture? Consignment shops, resale stores, thrift stores & consignment sales
use Too Good to be Threw. As a consignment consultant and two-award winner
and lifelong member of NARTS, Kate Holmes creates all information and Products
specifically for the resale industry.
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