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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 19
Opening Additional Stores
In This Chapter
◆ Obtaining community support
◆ Evaluating financial and personal considerations
◆ Working with management and staff
◆ Finding a second location
◆ Stocking the shelves
Owning more than one store doubles, triples, or quadruples your work and responsibilities, but this is often the goal for people who are part of the resale industry. This is especially true of a nonprofit organization running a thrift store to support a cause. That’s because the nonprofit entity usually finds that their original plan has to be expanded in order to keep answering all the related, underlying needs of the people they have sworn to help. This is evident by the histories of all the charitable groups and international ...

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