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Posts from September, 2020

  • How Event-Based Marketing Helps Retail Franchisees Drive Demand Using events to boost sales and customer reach has always been valuable to retail business owners. Due to social distancing in public spaces and limited capacity in businesses, owners have had to get creative with their event-based marketing while staying within ... Continue Reading
  • What Have We Learned After 30 Years in the Resale Retail Industry? Since 1988, Winmark has been part of the retail industry, specializing in the resale segment. Our journey began with the acquisition of Play It Again Sports® and has continued with our most recent addition of Style Encore® in 2013. We’ve pioneered the “ultra-high-value” ... Continue Reading
  • What's Good for Resale Retail Franchises is also Good for Local Communities Despite the diminutive classification, small businesses have an outsized impact on the American economy. There are more than 30 million small businesses in the U.S., comprising the majority of all enterprises in the country. Compared to large, non-local organizations, small ... Continue Reading
  • Affordable Sports Equipment is Paying Off for Sporting Goods Franchise Owners With the growth of pay-to-play sports teams and leagues driving up the ever-increasing cost of participation in youth sports, many families are being forced to choose between their children’s extracurricular activities and staying within a budget. Luckily, Play It Again ... Continue Reading