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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 21
Managing Multiple Stores
In This Chapter
◆ Delegating authority
◆ Setting up a system of checks and balances
◆ Organizing the stores
◆ Paying surprise visits to new stores
◆ Bookkeeping procedures
There are some real advantages to having more than one store, like increasing your base income. While that is the underlying reason for having multiple stores, there are other advantages that will allow you to save money, too. For one thing, you will be able to get more for your advertising dollars. When you run a special sale, you can include all your locations in whatever type of advertising or promotional materials you send out to individuals or the media. The stores can also help each other out by sharing merchandise acquisitions.
Of course, ...

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