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Franchise Support

Device Pitstop store front at dusk
NTY Clothing Exchange customer making purchase and friendly employee helping her
New Uses Woodbury grand opening with franchisees
Clothes Mentor store manager training employee on how to buy high-quality clothes

NTY Franchise Company has developed a proven, profitable business model for all five of our resale franchises. We make it easy for you to open a store so you can focus on your customers and, ultimately, fulfilling your dreams. At the heart of it: Your success leads to our success.

Our staff is highly driven to help you achieve your goals, not only from the start, but also long term. NTY receives royalties, a small percentage of a store’s sales volume, so our priority is to help you sell more.

A clear path to success will help you to avoid years of trial and error, reduce costly mistakes, shorten your learning curve and, ultimately, reach your goals sooner. The following are key benefits that come along with an NTY franchise:

Business Planning

We’ll work with you to develop a plan that can be used as the financial and operational guide for your store during the critical start-up phase of your business.

Training

We conduct three separate, comprehensive training programs that provide our new owners with both pre-opening and post-opening classes and hands-on experience.

Bank Financing

We have a Small Business Administration (SBA) preferred status lender who can help you with prequalification before you commit to opening your store. This lender knows our brand, our business plan and how to process loans quickly and efficiently.

Store Location Assistance

NTY Franchise company has adopted a standardized real estate process that has a clearly defined all-in-one strategy for site selection, lease negotiation and legal review.

Store Opening Assistance

We have proven vendors already in place to get the best pricing and service on everything needed for store buildout: fixtures, equipment, interior/exterior signage, point-of-sale system and more.

Point-of-Sale (POS) System

The unique software that runs our proprietary POS system was specifically designed to meet the ever-changing needs of the resale business. With touch screen capabilities and a built-in buy matrix, the system assists in the buying and selling of gently used merchandise.

Regional Operations Manager (ROM)

Our ROMs serve as small business consultants for our franchisees. They are responsible for ensuring success in all areas of the resale operation, including financial performance, merchandising and customer service.

Marketing

Before a store even opens, we help to create excitement about it. Then we continue to provide marketing support to all stores at both local and national levels. Get more in-depth information about each of these topics within the following pages.

Watch this quick video to learn how franchising with NTY can help shorten your learning curve:

In the following video, our VP of Franchising highlights a few of the benefits that we provide to franchisees:


 

Timeline to Store Opening

The typical length of time between signing your Franchise Agreement and the opening of your store varies from 6 to 12 months. This period may be longer or shorter, depending on the time of year, availability of financing, site selection, local construction delays, how soon you can attend training or other factors. Our goal is to get you to grand opening as quickly and smoothly as possible. NTY Franchise timeline to store opening Clothes Mentor and Childrens Orchard stores grand openings New Uses, Device Pitstop and NTY Clothing Exchange stores grand openings  

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