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On April 22nd, 2022

Reuse & Recycle: Alternate Ways to Donate

This Earth Day, businesses and customers alike plan on making choices that reduce their impact on the environment. Fortunately for Uptown Cheapskate owners and shoppers, our business model is sustainable year-round! We help people care for the planet in multiple ways, particularly when it comes to reusing and recycling old clothing. Beyond helping to preserve ...

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On April 7th, 2022

Making Resale Feel Upscale

Years ago, the words “resale clothing” conjured visions of cluttered thrift stores, bargain bins, and dingy aesthetics. Customers often used to equate resale clothing with low-quality, cast-offs. Thankfully, the sentiment toward resale clothing is changing into something more positive. Uptown Cheapskate is playing a role in this mindset shift by offering resale shoppers an upscale ...

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On January 3rd, 2022

Resale is Great for Men, Too!

One of the oldest shopping stereotypes is that woman love to shop, and men do not. Both traditional retail and secondhand clothing stores tend to cater to women for this reason. However, these stores miss out on an important segment of the market—male shoppers. Resale is a great option for men for many reasons. Upscale ...

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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 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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On April 7th, 2021

Why You Should Open an Uptown Cheapskate Resale Clothing Franchise

Consumer obsession with thrifted finds and green living is generating a booming industry that is both socially and financially rewarding The decision to open an Uptown Cheapskate resale clothing franchise is a savvy investment choice in a booming industry. Uptown Cheapskate offers something other resale stores don’t — an enjoyable elevated shopping experience that helps ...

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On February 9th, 2021

Uptown Cheapskate, Resale Clothing Business, Ranks #117 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500

Fast-growing secondhand clothing franchise named no. 1 in category by premier business publication Uptown Cheapskate, a leading resale clothing business, was ranked number 117 on Entrepreneur’s 42nd annual Franchise 500® ranking for 2021. This high-ranking position is strong validation that the fast-growing secondhand clothing franchise is not only a worthy investment but also a brand ...

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On January 15th, 2021

Uptown Cheapskate Resale Clothing Opportunity Experiences Strong Growth: Q&A with Chelsea Sloan Carrol

President of the high-end resale clothing franchise explains why Uptown Cheapskate is winning in an era of changing consumer behavior The pandemic changed everything overnight – but what it really changed was consumer behavior. Even now, as the economy reopens, millions of Americans continue to tighten their spending habits and are actively trying to save ...

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