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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 5
For-Profit Thrift Stores
In This Chapter
◆ Buy in or start your own
◆ Understanding business organization and structure
◆ All your state and city licenses
◆ Business insurance and financing
◆ Where to find resources and help
There is a lot to be done before the doors to your thrift store will actually open and customers walk in. In this chapter, you will look at the first crucial steps that need to be negotiated by you and/or your partners in your business venture.
Up to now, you have considered the basic reasons for opening your own store, and you should have decided whether you want to open a nonprofit store and support a particular charity, or you want your store to simply produce income for yourself and your family.
If you have decided ...

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