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  • How Do Your Shopping Habits Impact the Environment? Whether it's excessive water consumption or high emissions, it’s easy to point to any number of visibly wasteful practices in the retail industry. Many of these habits can be damaging to the environment, but consumers are forcing change. Here are some ways shopping habits ... Continue Reading
  • How Much Does It Cost to Open a Music Store Franchise? Consumers spend upwards of $8 billion a year on musical instruments and equipment. So it’s no surprise that entrepreneurial musicians are looking to turn their passion into profits within the music resale industry. However, being a talented musician doesn’t always translate ... Continue Reading
  • Unleashing Entrepreneurial Dreams: Matt Orvick’s Journey from Corporate Headquarters to Plato’s Closet Franchisee In the world of entrepreneurship, individuals often seek greater control over their professional careers and the opportunity to make a meaningful impact. For over three decades, Winmark - the Resale Company®, has helped entrepreneurs achieve their dreams and address vital ... Continue Reading
  • 3 Reasons To Own a Resale Store in a College Town For 35 years, Winmark - the Resale Company® has transformed entrepreneurial aspirations into reality while meeting critical needs for communities throughout the United States. It was 2021 when Plato’s Closet franchisee Brittany Wangemann opened her location in the college ... Continue Reading
  • Happy Mother’s Day! Meet a Dynamic Mother-Daughter Franchisee Duo This Mother’s Day, it’s important to remember the support and leadership our moms across the world give us. Winmark - the Resale Company® is proud to be home to many strong women, including several moms who have achieved success with their resale stores. What better way to ... Continue Reading
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