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Posts from July, 2021

  • How One Franchisee Went from Playing Pro Hockey to Lacing the Skates of the Next Generation It's no secret Canadians love hockey, and Dominique Laroche, owner of a Play It Again Sports® franchise in Cornwall, Ontario, is no exception. Starting to play at just eight years old, Dominique participated in youth hockey leagues throughout her childhood before she joined ... Continue Reading
  • How Resale Franchise Owners Can Capitalize on Back-to-School Season After almost a year-and-a-half of virtual learning, students across the country are gearing up to head back to school this fall. With in-person classes, events and sports resuming, many retailers are restocking their shelves to meet consumer demand. With extra money in ... Continue Reading
  • 3 Strategies that Help Resale Franchise Owners Stock On-Trend Apparel Over the past several years, the resale retail industry has been booming. Winmark, The Resale Company ™, the parent company to our resale retail brands like Plato’s Closet® and Style Encore®, continues to cater to local communities by providing them with high-quality, gently ... Continue Reading
  • What Can You Learn from Item 19 in a Franchise Disclosure Document? If you're looking for a franchise opportunity, it's critical to do your due diligence and take the necessary time to research, evaluate your options and assess whether or not it's a viable venture. After carefully exploring your options and identifying franchise ... Continue Reading
  • How to Open a Music Store Franchise Entrepreneurial musicians have a unique opportunity to turn their passion into profits within the music resale industry. Currently, used goods stores in the US make up a $13 billion industry. Not to mention, the music instrument industry is currently sitting at $6 billion. ... Continue Reading