The Complete Idiot's Guides to Starting and Running a Thrift Store

Turn Old Merchandise into a Thriving New Business
Original Publish Date: Jan 05, 2010
Product Number: EB00632924
Released: Feb 02, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101195468
Publisher: Alpha
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A thrifty offering for the prospective thrift-store owner...In economic times like these, thrift stores have seen a 35% increase in sales in 2008; so what better time to start one? While fairly cheap, it is complicated, however. Here, two experts cover the entire process, including such vital topics as how to: set up the store on a nonprofit basis; choose a location; get funding; get the word about donations of saleable items; recruit and manage volunteer staff; sort, price and recycle donations. - A practical, step-by-step, approach to the process - Troubleshooting tips and best practices that really work - Funding by and partnering with community organizations