Children’s Orchard Franchise Wins Prestigious Environmental Award

Kid’s Clothing Franchise in Manhattan Beach Wins 2018 SEED Award for Extraordinary Efforts in Pollution Prevention (MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif) – Children’s Orchard of Manhattan Beach is celebrating their acceptance of the 2018 SoCal Environmental Excellence Development (SEED) Award for preventing pollution in their area. It is the first SEED Award for the local kids’ resale…

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NTY Franchise Company Opens Two New Stores in Maple Grove, Minnesota

Local Mother of Three Ready to Celebrate Grand Opening of New NTY Clothing Exchange and Children’s Orchard Stores July 26–29 (MINNETONKA, Minn.) – Children’s Orchard and NTY Clothing Exchange, NTY Franchise Company’s resale clothing franchise brands aimed at children, teenagers and young adults, will celebrate the grand opening of their new stores July 26 through…

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Consignment Stores or Resale Stores? Five big differences

Who doesn’t love a bargain when shopping for on-trend clothing, shoes and accessories?  More shoppers are turning to upscale resale stores to snag great deals on the latest fashion finds.  They’re also discovering a way to recycle their own gently-used items—and earn some cash– by selling their clothing to, or through, a used clothing shop.…

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New Report Shows Why Owning a Resale Clothing Franchise is Smart Business

The concept of shopping for clothing continues to evolve rapidly and resale is at the center of the evolution. Nowhere is this more evident than within thredUP’s recently-released 6th Annual (2018) Resale Report. “There is a powerful transformation of the modern closet happening and resale is a key driver,” proclaims Co-Founder and CEO James Reinhart.…

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How to Run a Successful Franchise While Working Just 20 Hours a Week

Claudia Zertuche is living her dream. After emigrating from Mexico almost two decades ago, she and a friend decided to explore franchise ownership. In 2005, they decided to open a Children’s Orchard (a national children’s resale clothing franchise that buys and sells gently used children’s apparel, toys and other items) in McAllen, Texas. …read the…

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Owning an Upscale Resale Store is Smart Business. Here’s Why.

OWNING AN UPSCALE RESALE STORE IS SMART BUSINESS. HERE’S WHY. While many traditional brick and mortar retailers continue to struggle, the upscale resale industry is booming. Consumers seek out resale to both shop and sell their gently-used stuff and entrepreneurs are cashing in on this growing trend. A lot has changed over the years leading…

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Like Mother, Like Daughter at Children’s Orchard Manhattan Beach

It’s all about family at Children’s Orchard in Manhattan Beach, CA. Click here to read more about the family-owned franchise in The Beach Report. Text and photo from The Beach Reporter “I grew up in retail; my dad was in retail in Philadelphia,” Mintz explained. “So I was familiar with the business, although I come…

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Interview with COO Chad Olson Featured in USA Weekly

If you could go back in time, what business advice would you tell your younger self? Chad Olson, COO of NTY Franchise Company, shares what he has learned and more in this excerpt from USA Weekly. Starting a business is a big achievement for many entrepreneurs, but maintaining one is the larger challenge. There are…

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