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  • Meet the Mom of Four Who Supports Her Family Through Resale Franchising Winmark - the Resale Company® is home to dozens of long-time franchisees. For Marnie McKnight, her journey started all the way back in 2000, when she opened her first Once Upon a Child® store in the Bloomington, Indiana market. An additional Once Upon A Child, three Style ... Continue Reading
  • 4 Reasons More Customers Are Gift Shopping Resale This Year As the holiday season comes to a close, so does the busiest time of year for our nearly 1,300 resale stores - and this year, the resale industry has seen more holiday shoppers than ever. Between the uncertain economy, a continued spike in green consumerism, a desire to give ... Continue Reading
  • 5 Ways to Prepare Your Resale Store for the Busy Holiday Shopping Season As the holiday season rolls around, retail businesses everywhere are preparing for all the hustle and bustle that comes along with it. This year, consumer and market trends will drive more customers to resale stores than ever. With sustainability as a top focus, more ... Continue Reading
  • How A Husband-and-Wife Duo Capitalized Off Three Neighboring Resale Stores It was in 2013 that Ann Davis and Bob Henderson teamed up to open a Play It Again Sports® store in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. The pair had two kids and raised them in Calgary, where they’d shop at resale stores, like Once Upon a Child®, regularly. When they moved to ... Continue Reading
  • Meet the Mother of Five Who Found Success in Resale Franchising In 2014, Amy Gartman was a licensed marriage and family therapist, working at a school when she wasn’t attending to her three kids at home. She and her husband, a business owner, were looking forward to expanding their family, so Amy was seeking a career that would give her ... Continue Reading
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