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  • What Are the Biggest Obstacles to Becoming a Franchisee? After overcoming a challenging year full of unforeseen circumstances, many might be prompted to hold off on their business ownership dreams. While it's impossible to plan for the unexpected, and the risk might seem scary at times, there has never been a better time to invest ... Continue Reading
  • What Are the Benefits of Owning Multiple Franchise Businesses? With a shift in consumer habits, a global push toward sustainability and our recession-resistant business model, there has never been a better time to open a resale franchise business. In 2021, there is consistent consumer demand for affordable, high-quality used apparel, ... Continue Reading
  • How Our Resale Franchises Remain Resilient and Recession-Resistant No matter the economic challenges, Winmark® retail resale franchised brands continue to beat the odds and remain on top with our recession-resistant franchises. We thrive even during times of economic recession and uncertainty because of our multi-channel retail model. ... Continue Reading
  • How this Resale Franchise Owner Persevered and Supported Her Community During the Pandemic To Kate Paynter, being a resale franchise owner means more than just owning and operating a business: it means caring for her staff and community. When the coronavirus hit in 2020, Kate's retail resale franchises, which include eight Plato’s Closet® and 10 Once Upon A Child® ... Continue Reading
  • Why Consumers Are Increasingly Shopping Local this Year The effects of the global pandemic have disrupted the retail industry in more ways than one. With supply chain issues, fast-tracked digital and omnichannel efforts and massive shifts in consumers' shopping behavior , the retail sector saw tremendous change in 2020. Financial ... Continue Reading
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