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The Complete Idiot's Guides to Starting and Running a Thrift Store by Ravel Buckley, Carol Costa

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Chapter 2
A Store Reflecting Your Interests
In This Chapter
◆ Understanding vintage items
◆ Offering appliances and furniture
◆ Antiques and used books
◆ Decorator items and collectibles
The resale business in general caters to every social and economic group and reflects the tastes and preferences of people around the world. That is a good thing, but it also makes it impossible to provide information on all the specialty items that have found a place in this industry. For that reason, this chapter will look at the most common categories of merchandise found in thrift stores and provide ideas for those readers who have a specific vision or interest that they want to pursue and reflect in their own store.
If your store carries a variety of goods, ...

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