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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 14th, 2022

Resale Means Budget Benefits

Perhaps the biggest draw of resale clothing stores is the price per item. Buyers can find high-quality, gently used apparel and accessories for a fraction of the cost of a similar item in a traditional retail store. At a time when U.S. citizens have limited disposable and discretionary income, saving money on clothes is huge. ...

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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 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 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 November 17th, 2020

Owning a Resale Clothing Franchise Helps Your Community Stretch Their Dollars

Tighter consumer budgets and rising debt are funneling shoppers to affordable upscale resale businesses When times are tough, people don’t stop shopping, but they do look to save money wherever they can. This is why the resale clothing franchise industry is vastly outperforming retail in 2020. According to CNBC, the resale clothing industry generated more than ...

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