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  • Meet the Multi-Unit Franchisee Who Followed in His Father's Footsteps For over 15 years, Grady Farmer made a living working in radio. His career took him coast to coast - all the way from the Howard Stern show in New York to CBS Radio in Los Angeles. Still, he always knew his ultimate goal was to own a business. Ever since he can remember, ... Continue Reading
  • From Stay at Home Mom to Owning 18 Winmark Resale Stores, Meet Becky Finger All-Star Winmark Franchisee Becky Finger went from being a stay-at-home mom to owning 18 Winmark resale stores - and here’s how she did it. Prior to learning about Winmark brands, Once Upon A Child® and Plato’s Closet®, Becky attended Ohio University, where she graduated ... Continue Reading
  • What's the Outlook for the Resale Industry in 2022? As the economic environment remains full of uncertainty, inflation is taking over. Consumers are finding themselves spending more money on everyday items, from groceries to clothing. While this uptick in retail prices has not deterred people from buying, it has led them ... Continue Reading
  • The Benefits of Gen Z Ditching Fast Fashion and Shopping Resale Of all the trends that have come and gone throughout the years, ditching fast fashion and shopping resale retail has been the most environmentally friendly trend yet. Although Gen Z isn't the first generation to shop resale retail, they're the generation that's making it ... Continue Reading
  • A Natural Disaster Created a Beautiful Journey for this Multi-Unit Franchisee Before becoming a Winmark® multi-unit franchisee, Sarah Abbott Biss was a military spouse living in North Carolina. She and her husband at the time, a pilot, had a 14-month-old baby and needed to sell some of their baby's things after a catastrophic hurricane destroyed their ... Continue Reading
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