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That's what Too Good to be Threw offers you when you want to open a
consignment or resale shop.
The first investment is Too
Good to be Threw, The Complete Operations Manual for Resale &
Consignment Shops. Save tens or even hundreds of
times its cost even before you open your doors.
Save with the Beginner's Luck Package:
- Too Good to be Threw Complete
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Make your shop look like a million without spending
- Secrets of
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"Million Dollar" Ideas.
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Shop Sizzle and Secrets, in the
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Names for your Resale Shop
the perfect name? You'll have it in no time
flat with 499 Names for your Resale Shop! Also
your resource to find great suggestions for name changes, naming
a second shop, your new outlet store or a department within
your shop. Even ad headlines, taglines
Buying or selling a shop? Our Business
Valuation Worksheet PLUS Selling/Buying a Resale Shop gives you the basic
info to start becoming
I'll bet it's been answered over on Ask
Auntie Kate, a special section of our TGtbT
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||Want to sell furniture, home goods or
decor? Yes, the Manual is
for you too.
How much space?
For clothing, a minimum of 1200 square feet. 1200 is manageable by one or
two people and gives you enough space to offer a wide selection.
A smaller shop will not be able to hold the selection that will encourage frequent visits. A larger store
needs more staff than you likely can afford to start. If you
larger items such as furniture or sporting goods, you will need more
What makes a space perfect for resale? Visibility to foot and car traffic,
an easy-to-locate address, parking and access to the parking lot, signage,
and neighbors who attract the type of customers you want. Saving money on rent is not the best way to make money.
A large rent is scary, but a bad location is deadly. There's hundreds of ways to
save money elsewhere, such as
the inexpensive ways to make your shop look professional in Shop
How do I get
merchandise in before I open?
Alert family, friends, co-workers, and neighbors. Shop for items you
can resell. Display only the types of items you wish to
deal in. There's all sorts of ways to make your shop look
"full" even on Day One in the Manual.
What’s the best
way to advertise?
Don't rely solely on online social media. These are great,
but they only RETAIN current customers; they seldom help you build your
customer base. Broadcast e-mail, fliers and mailed
pieces as well as an informative web site should be your go-to
advertising; and don't overlook the media. Words that Sell! will help
you. See ALL our Products for
the Professional Resaler
How much can I
The sky is
truly the limit. With energy and commitment, the only thing that could hold you back is
knowledge. That, TGtbT offers in our Products for the
Is resale for me?
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