Idiot's Guides: Starting and Running a Thrift Store

Idiot's Guides: Starting and Running a Thrift Store

by Ravel Buckley, Carol Costa
     
 

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A thrifty offering for the prospective thrift-store owner...

In economic times like these, thrift stores have seen a 35% increase in sales in 2008; so what better time to start one? While fairly cheap, it is complicated, however. Here, two experts cover the entire process, including such vital topics as how to: set up the store on a nonprofit basis;

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A thrifty offering for the prospective thrift-store owner...

In economic times like these, thrift stores have seen a 35% increase in sales in 2008; so what better time to start one? While fairly cheap, it is complicated, however. Here, two experts cover the entire process, including such vital topics as how to: set up the store on a nonprofit basis; choose a location; get funding; get the word about donations of saleable items; recruit and manage volunteer staff; sort, price and recycle donations.

•Practical, step-by-step approach to the process

•Troubleshooting tips and best practices that really work

•Funding by and partnering with community organizations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592579525
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
01/05/2010
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
411,702
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Carol Costa has written for numerous business publications and has been a correspondent for the Phoenix Business Journal and The Tucson Business Chronicle. She has owned a bookkeeping and tax service and worked as an accountant.

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