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BUILD your Shop
If you're brand new to the resale industry, or
researching how to run a successful consignment shop, our Start
a Shop Page is where you will want to start.
Whether you're learning how to open a consignment or resale
shop or you're planning to truly
build your business, these specific Products for the Professional
Resaler get your shop on the fast track to success!
The Manual is out of
print. Kate is retired. All other items are available.
499 Names for
your Resale Shop
Just can't think of the perfect name?
Here's a compendium of names, some great, some fabulous.
You'll have your name in no time flat!
Also great for * name
tag lines * signage * headlines
* subject lines
* rack & dressing room signage
* naming a
second shop * a department within your growing store
Money-Wise Guide to Accepting & Pricing
Learn how to
* Quicken the check-in process * Design your check-in
* How to Say “No”...and mean it * 10 Quick and Easy
* “How can I cope with no-thank-you's and still have my suppliers
* How many items to accept and methods for getting items on the
* Give yourself a break in your intake
* Make your Goods Worth More
* Develop an Instinct for Pricing
starting today! $19.95
Especially for Resale Shops
Learn the hidden
secrets of resale eye candy and how to make
awesome displays of your one-of-a-kind merchandise as you
Display. Sell. Repeat your way to awesome profits.
Affordable, time-effective ways to DIY your own “Windows
Worth a Thousand Words.”
* what windows can do for your bottom line
* how to learn (for free!) from the professionals
* ready-made themes for every week of the year
* our famous 77 Suggestions for Super Windows plus Display Ideas from A to Z
* ...and even where to start if you don’t have an artistic bone in
Includes a 10-point checklist and
ideas from shopkeepers like you!
The Big Book of Window
Resale Rules of Thumb & Resale Myths
Beginning shopkeepers strive to learn the
Resale Rules of Thumb.
But wait... do they apply to everyone, all the time?
Learn when they don't.
And resale myths? Everyone will tell you these... but
choose to operate
based on them at your peril. (The most successful shops know these myths
Kate discusses 5 Resale Rules & 4 Resale Myths that you really need to
take a close look at. $9.95
The Essential Guide to Using ALL Your Space
The most common complaint
resale shoppers have about their favorite shop? "It's so
Crowding merchandise into your shop actually cuts down on
Includes The Convertible Dressing Room, TGtbT's SPAN Plan
for arranging your sales floor, and more
You PAY for every inch: Use it
Growing your Business
For many years. Kate has written
a monthly column for the resale industry's members-only newsletter. Now,
she's gathered the best of these columns into a collection. An excellent
reference, and perfect for staff reading as well.
The Best of Growing Your Business $6.95
The Resaler's Guide to
Furniture & Home Goods
Furniture and household accessory
shops are one of the fastest-growing segments of resale. Whether you are a specialty store or you
are adding home items to your wider selection; whether you consign, buy
outright or work with donated goods; there are many ways to help your
customers choose to make your merchandise a part of their household.
Kate helps you profit from this exciting
How does a
childrenswear shop differ from a shop which carries adult clothing only?
What to carry? * What will your shop look like?
Traps * Layout concerns, Merchandise presentation, Displaying children’s
* Babes in WindowLand* Fix-it tips* Special events* Offering a little bit more
* The Big Three Seasons in
Childrenswear* Creating a child friendly business
* Selling expensive kids clothes * and tips from kidswear-resale friends near and far....
KidBiz: It's NOT Child's Play
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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,
do a business plan, operate 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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