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People are clothes shopping in person again, and small businesses want to be ready

Mar 14, 2022
In-store purchases of clothes and accessories rose 21.9% from last year. Small businesses stand to benefit if they can attract once-cautious shoppers.
Jill Lindsey said she received two federal loans totaling $86,000 to keep her eponymous Brooklyn boutique open during the pandemic.
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Why retailers love the term “pre-owned”

Apr 17, 2019
Neiman Marcus is acquiring a stake in Fashionphile, which sells “pre-owned” handbags and accessories.
View of items for sale at The RealReal/Chrysalis Charity Benefit in Beverly Hills, California.
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The mojo of a 'man purse'

Feb 8, 2013
Most guys, when they go shopping, stuff their wallets and keys in their pockets. Maybe a cellphone. But sometimes you need more than your pockets. Commentator Scott Huler has a suggestion -- a man bag.

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