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Tips 4 thrift, resale, consignment shops

Random resources to help secondhand merchants make their shops all they dream they can be! As recommended, researched, or just plain found by Kate Holmes, Resale Guru


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Tips 4 thrift, resale, consignment shops

Tips 4 thrift, resale, consignment shops

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Tired of the same old merchandise shots for your store? TGtbT.com, the Premier Site for Resale & Consignment Shopkeepers, suggests "Shoot something unusual, on something odd" to gain social media attention!

Astor Place Vintage

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A business-boosting tip from Auntie Kate, the Consignment & Resale Shopkeepers' Blog. Get those college kids in with this idea!

Is your consignment shop in a college town? Is your target resale customer a student?

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Need some awesome help in your consignment shop? TGtbT.com loves this approach! Click over for Etsy source for this sign, but it might be sold out....

Help Wanted. Please. Please!

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Using social media for your consignment or resale shop is so important, says Too Good to be Threw TGtbT.com Learn to do it WELL. This 23 Point Social Media Storytelling Guide is well-worth your time

23 Point Social Media Storytelling Guide

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Let TGtbT.com take you on a whirlwind tour of some resale, consignment and thrift shop Pinterest boards I think are creative, clever… and profit-boosting! Click the pic for the post on auntiekate.wordpr...!

Creative, clever, consignment Pinterest use!

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Loving this sentiment for consignment and resale shopkeeping. TGtbT.com can totally see this as dressing room decor... can't you?!?

The Minimalist Home | We source unique, limited edition and designer made product from around the globe.

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These tips are great, but they require careful reading and some experimentation. TOTALLY worth it if you consider social media to be a valuable advertising tool for your consignment or resale shop, says TGtbT.com

3 Hot Links You can Add in Seconds for More Social Engagement

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TGtbT.com has another resource for consignment and resale sops to add to their staff reference manuals! It's easy to find merchandise when you describe it by its plaid!

Plaid Fashion Habits

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Whether staffer or volunteer... or even consignor, seller, donor... isn't this absolutely true, asks Kate Holmes of Too Good to be Threw, the Premier site for consignment & resale shopkeepers

Top 25 Quotes Of The Week

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    Live this, its so true.

When is FREE more than you can afford in your consignment, resale or thrift shop? Click to read what Auntie Kate The Resale Guru has to say about this.

When is FREE more than you can afford?

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The definitive answer to the eternal consignment shop question: "Why are sizes so unreliable?" as seen on the Too Good to be Threw blog

There was their first mistake: Why Sizes are So Unreliable!

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Some things are classics. Take the fishbowl, for example. Or rather, the fishbowl technique of involving your clientele in your business. Read about it on the AuntieKate blog It’s a retail and consignment classic because it works.

It's a Classic.

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Great quote, but also, TGtbT.com says, a good app for consignment & resale shops to Generate Cool Text, Words & Quotes on Your Photos from your phone

Generate Cool Text, Words & Quotes on Your Photos

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Kids shoes size chart| European Shoe Size Conversion Chart|kids shoe size chart

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Auntie Kate is a nag. There are things I’ve told you a thousand times, and that maybe you’d like to review. Click for the list for consignment, resale, and thrift shops.

Things I've told you a thousand times.

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As consignment, resale, and thrift shopkeepers, we have lots and lots of people to interact with and a zillion things to do. And sometimes, just sometimes, we can all get a bit too, shall we say, f...

Thought for the Day. It'll make you smile or ponder.

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Consignment shops need a lost ticket box, says Auntie Kate. Read why this silly little resale tip will make your life so much easier!

The basics. Or so I thought.

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Thinking this Cinderella quote might be a hit by your prom/ formal dress are in your consignment shop, at least with the moms! Found by TGtbT.com The Premier Site for Professional Resalers

A Little Inspiration Goes A Long Way - 35 Pics

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For consignment and resale shops: A small set of china looks SO much more saleable tucked in a basket, thinks TGtbT.com, The Premier Site for Professional Resalers Click to read the blog!

Aw, that's so cute! Displaying home goods....

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A visual glossary of boots. Print it out and add to your consignment shop employee knowledge manual, suggests Kate Holmes of Too Good to be Threw. TGtbT.com

Fashion in Infographics

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Would YOU accept consignments from THIS crazy lady? TGtbT.com hopes so... she's been a part of my life since I started in retail!

Spring 2015 Pantone Fashion Color Report

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Every time I get a consignment or resale shopkeeper ask TGtbT.com one of those generic Qs about procedural choices, this is what I feel like saying....

40 Pinterest-Ready Inspirational Quotes

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Take your clearance sale signage outside... Too Good to be Threw loves this idea. Thanks, Carousel Kids (visit their site at howtoconsign.com/...)

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Resale & consignment folks are known far and wide for being cheapskates. Free, salvaged, donated is their favorite price, with a buck or two not far behind. With that in mind, we consignment, resale, ... (click the badge to read more)

Cheapskate. Wear the badge proudly.

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Social media ideas for your consignment or resale shop, found by TGtbT.com Holiday Content Ideas

How to Create a Holiday Social Media Calendar

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  • Vena Holden
    Vena Holden

    These are great ideas, thank you Kate.