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On December 1st, 2021

Resale Clothing Avoids Holiday Supply Chain Disruption

Across many industries, supply chain issues are hitting retailers hard. These challenges are poised to cause problems for stores and their customers as we head into the holiday season. But for resale clothing stores, supply chain disruptions won’t stand in the way of your business’s success. Secondhand stores like Uptown Cheapskate are uniquely positioned to ...

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On October 27th, 2021

A Bet on Upscale Resale is a Win

There are a lot of retail franchise opportunities out there. Aspiring entrepreneurs have their pick of brands, especially when it comes to the sale of clothing and apparel. However, franchisees also want to know that the business they choose has a strong competitive advantage. In a saturated market like clothing sales, you need a key ...

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On October 15th, 2021

4 Ways Resale Apparel Sells Itself

The long-held stigma against shopping for secondhand clothing and accessories is being replaced by a desire to buy resale apparel. Younger generations like Gen Z and Millennials enjoy thrifting and finding new-to-them items—and the savings don’t hurt. This shift in mentality is a huge boon for upscale resale franchises like Uptown Cheapskate. Owners of Uptown ...

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On September 23rd, 2021

Conscious Consumerism is in Vogue

There’s a long-held misconception that “used” needs to have a negative connotation. We think of previously used cars, electronics and even clothes as somehow inferior to “new” versions. But, in fact, it’s a stigma that’s due to break—and it is breaking. Thrifty consumers from all age groups are becoming a voice of reason for conscious ...

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On August 27th, 2021

Uptown Cheapskate Rewards Your Wardrobe and Your Wallet

The love of thrifted finds and a return to social gatherings are driving the already booming resale clothing industry As the world adjusts to a new normal, people are venturing out more from home to work, socialize and shop. Many consumers want to treat themselves to a wardrobe update, but their wallets may have other ...

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On August 17th, 2021

Resale Clothing Industry to Hit $77B in 2025

Uptown Cheapskate stands out as a low-cost franchise opportunity in the booming resale industry The resale industry is booming, with projections of growth 11 times faster than the overall retail industry – and this is terrific news for Uptown Cheapskate, the iconic resale clothing franchise. The resale sector grew during the pandemic, and is projected ...

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On June 21st, 2021

Why Uptown Cheapskate’s Director of Franchising Believes Now is the Time to Open an Uptown Cheapskate

The future is bright for Uptown Cheapskate as we celebrate increased sales and a record number of new stores There were a few silver linings for Uptown Cheapskate resale clothing franchise after the pandemic: from prime real estate locations opening up, to continued expansion, to increased sales and brand recognition. For entrepreneurs looking for a ...

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On June 3rd, 2021

Open an Uptown Cheapskate, Listed on Entrepreneur’s Best of the Best List

Upscale resale clothing franchise makes list of worthy investment opportunities for 2021 The awards keep coming for fast-growing resale clothing brand Uptown Cheapskate. Our franchise ranked in the top 125 franchise concepts on the highly competitive Franchise 500 annual ranking from Entrepreneur magazine for 2021 as well as number one in the retail industry category ...

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On May 15th, 2021

Resale Clothing Business Review: A Conversation With Amanda Walls

Former Dallas area owner reinvests in an Uptown Cheapskate store after a successful banking career Recently, Amanda Walls, owner of an Uptown Cheapskate resale clothing business in Allen, Texas shared her story franchising with Uptown Cheapskate with us. This is her second go-round with the franchise as an owner. She sold her first location when ...

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On April 26th, 2021

Why Uptown Cheapskate Resale Clothing Franchise Stands Out From the Competition

From shopping to selling, Uptown Cheapskate offers an elevated, upscale resale clothing experience that is like no other in the industry The resale clothing industry is booming and there’s been a surge of interest in the slow fashion trend across many consumer demographics, from Gen Z to Millennials. What’s not common, however, is the elevated, ...

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