Hand-me-downs offer retail a pick-me-up

Kaltwasser, Jared
November 2010
njbiz;11/29/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 47, p5
The article focuses on the expansion of Winmark Corp. in New Jersey following the recession. The company operates high-end resale stores that purchase used items. Graphic designer Jennifer Frisch owns Plato's Closet and Once Upon a Child, which are franchises of Winmark. According to corporate president Steve Murphy, it is important for them to find an area with adequate merchandise supply. Goldstein Group president Chuck Lanyard says that landlords have been forced to look for prime shopping centers in the wake of the recession.


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