What’s Your Closet Worth?

According to Alliance Data, 25 percent of Americans have clothing and accessories worth between $1,000 and nearly $2,500 in their closet, while a close second — 23 percent — reported their closets being worth up to $5,000. For most women,

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Sister Brands Grand Open Today

Plato’s Closet & Once Upon A Child Grand Openings on 3/16/17 With joy and excitement, we are thrilled to announce the grand openings of Plato’s Closet – Oklahoma City, OK. and Once Upon A Child – Pearland, TX. For Oklahoma, this

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How Winmark® Brands Perform Compared to the Industry

Since experiencing a revival after the 2008 economic downturn, the resale business has become a booming $70 billion industry with continued growth expected in the coming years. Spurred by consumer demand for savings, reducing waste and the opportunity to earn

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What Does the $17 Billion Resale Industry Look Like?

The resale industry has consistently demonstrated strong growth. According to recent research from Dun & Bradstreet, resale generates revenues of roughly $17 billion as an industry as of 2016. The industry includes a number of commodities, such as clothing, sporting

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What Shifting Patterns in Sports Participation Means for Sporting Goods Stores

The Sports and Fitness Industry Association has noted a decline in participation among U.S. youth in the most popular team sports – basketball, football, baseball and soccer – since 2008. In fact, combined participation in these sports decreased an average

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Keeping It Local at Play It Again Sports

Locally Owned & Operated Play It Again Sports is a Winmark Franchise with over 300 stores throughout the United States and Canada. The concept of buying, selling, and trading sporting goods from and to the community is one that has

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Winmark Welcomes New Franchisees

It’s training time again and we’re thrilled to show off our newest franchisees. They’re hitting the books in Minneapolis this week to prepare for their grand opening or re-grand opening. Each aspiring business owner, whether traveling from the east coast,

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Style Encore Opens in Drexel Hill, PA

Style Encore Opens in Drexel Hill Congratulations to Emily Morgan and Anne Zeidman on the grand opening of their Style Encore in Drexel Hill, PA. Despite the winter storm that blanketed the east coast, the new Winmark franchisees had a

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Two Winmark Brands Rated Top Retail Franchises by Entrepreneur Magazine

Once Upon A Child & Plato’s Closet  Are Nation’s Top Franchise Opportunities “Our continued high placement in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 ranking demonstrates the strength of our franchise systems and outstanding group of franchisees, whose growth is fueled by strong consumer

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Style Encore Opens 1st Store in Canada

Style Encore Opens in Guelph, Ontario The brand made by women for women reaches a milestone today as Style Encore opens its doors to the community of Guelph, Ontario. This grand opening marks the first Style Encore to open in

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