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Posts from June, 2019

  • Why a Children’s Resale Franchise Was the Right Fit for these Family-Oriented Owners It’s not uncommon for sellers to become buyers within the Winmark two-tiered resale business model. In the case of Once Upon A Child® franchisees Ben and Sara Whittington, it was the power of this exceptional business model that drew their interest. Winmark’s Once Upon A ... Continue Reading
  • Why Resale Franchises Are a Truly Recession-Proof Business The Great Recession showed us how quickly a flourishing economy can topple and plummet to new depths – in this case, leveling out at the lowest point of the post-World War II era. Undoubtedly, small business owners were some of the hardest hit, and more than 170,000 small ... Continue Reading
  • Will Resale Businesses Outlast E-Commerce? The clothing resale market is bursting at the seams, growing 21 times faster than its traditional retail counterpart since 2016 – with no signs of slowing down. In fact, it could be just the beginning of resale’s seemingly unceasing growth spurt. Experts predict the $24 ... Continue Reading
  • This Kid’s Retail Franchise Was the Perfect Fit for An Industry Newcomer In 2012, Dwight Johnson left his job at a North Carolina-based investment group to open a Once Upon A Child® franchise – although he had no experience in the retail industry. “After working for an investment group, whose value went from more than $10 million to $0 in just ... Continue Reading