The Magic of a Full Store

Photo by author taken off Sanibel Island. Nothing to do with the post, it’s just cool.

This isn’t just a thrift thing, it’s a retail thing. A store that looks full is more interesting to a shopper walking in the door, they stay longer and spend more. With all the supply chain disruptions we have all seen thinly stocked stores, even the big chains.

Keeping the sales floor full is a lesson I learned very early in my retail career. I was working in a mall store that decided to consolidate. A polite way to say they were…



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Tim Gebauer

Thrift and retail blogger. Helping small business succeed. Connect on linkedIn, my thrift reseller blog thethrifter or my amazon thrift merchandising e-book.