It's Metafilter's 20th anniversary! To celebrate, scan some cats or help fund Mefi! Help me open the vintage store of my dreams.
At Whidegroup, we investigated thoroughly the question of how to start an antique store. To do this, we explored the best online antique stores and auctions specializing in collectibles. So, if you have been curious about how to build an antique store, we will provide you with every possible detail, from the rudimental points about collectibles to the technical nuances, and development cost of your own e-store.
And while traditional storefronts require staffing, rent, etc. But despite that impressive number, profit on brick-and-mortar thrift stores is fairly low. The perfect marriage of low staffing, rent, and around-the-clock sellingand a piece of a lucrative industry.
This three part series was put together by individuals who have been in your shoes. We all had to put together a business plan and raise capitol, we all had to negotiate leases with greedy landlords and we all had to master the day to day operations of running a retail store. With over 20 years of combined experience we have come up with a formula that is transferable to anyone who is determined and dedicated to opening vintage clothing store.
Spark Pretty vintage store in New York City. Photo: John Muggenborg. Best friends and stylists Amanda Dolan and Meagan Colby are the brains behind the store, which initially launched in as an online vintage retailer specializing in nostalgia-heavy garments from the '80s and '90s, most of which were acquired from flea markets and road trips while working for Betsey Johnson.
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To further my blogging career I decided to take a social media workshop while I was traveling in Italy a couple of summers ago. While at the workshop I met a fellow attendee who had recently started a vintage wholesale business marketing to sellers in the U. This new friendship sparked an idea in my head: I could begin to sell Italian vintage online and at pop-up events back home in Austin.
Follow Me! Quite a few years ago now I started my own business selling vintage clothes. It was one of those ideas that you suddenly get and have to act on straight away.
Vintage Clothing Wholesale Dust Factory. Our desire is to educate people about sustainable business and lifestyles. Our business is selling vintage clothing, eco conscience brands and accessories; including jeans, T-shirts, corduroys, boots, dresses, sunglasses, jewelry and related items; much of which can be supplied by our wholesale division.