Name that store! Here is your chance to have a hand in a new business opening up in Sheffield, Alabama — and your chance to help a friend of mine. My talented and creative friend Susan and her talented and creative daughter-in-law, Freda, are opening a furniture and home-decor consignment shop. They can’t decide on a name for it and need y’all’s thoughts. Here are the two choices they’re considering: Repeat Street and Upscale Resale. They like them both equally and so are sort of stuck in the middle. Or maybe you’ve got something better. They’re open to all suggestions. What do you think? They want as many ideas as they can get so please poll your friends and pass this along so they can get lots of input. Vote here in the comments or e-mail me at email@example.com by Wednesday night– and then, of course, you’ve got to plan a trip to Sheffield to see their shop. Knowing them, it will be fabulous.
Update: Looks as if Upscale Resale is winning. Thanks to all for your help! Susan and Freda don’t need to make a decision until Wednesday night, so there’s still time to chime in if you’d like.
Update No. 2: Upscale Resale it is! I think cyber-voting is the way to go now when it comes to naming new businesses. Anybody else got something that needs naming???
Hi, Cathy, thanks for stopping by to see me. I can always count on you for a sweet comment.
I am going to vote for Upscale Resale, that sounds like a winner to me. Hopefully, you’ll get some other votes too.
I also put this up on my Facebook page and already have gotten seven votes for Upscale Resale, so that name has a strong lead.
That’s a cute name, but I wonder in these uncertain economic times if anyone would be put off by the “upscale” part of the name. I guess it depends on the clientele being targeted.
Thanks, Rhoda. You and Susan should meet because you both have such a flair for decorating — and finding bargains! And dear husband, that is an excellent point. I don’t think we’d thought of that.
From Facebook, five more votes for Upscale Resale these alternate suggestions: Re-Chic, Chez Chic and Yesterday’s Treasures.
This feedback is great!
I like Upscale Resale, but I do understand how the word “Upscale” can deter a potential customer from walking through the door during these bad times. We have a store in the next town called “Second Time Around” and it seems to be a good business venture for the owner.
Good Luck with whatever name they choose. I love wandering around those type of store. At Christmas, I picked up a beautiful tablecloth.
My Hubby has suggested “Twice as Nice” and “Once is not Enough”.
Good Luck and have fun with all your choices!
Thanks, Kathy! We also have a suggestion from Facebook: Second Time Around.
Hi Cathy! Am in a brain freeze as to a name for the store.
I really like the “Twice as Nice”
Ina — since you live in Alaska you are allowed to have brain freezes! And Sherry — I kind of like that name, too. But I like them all!
So when does the store open?
Susan and Freda plan to open the store — in March, I think.
Freda and I thank you all so much for your feedback! And Cathy thank you for handling the informal poll. I do believe Upscale Resale is the winner. And yes we do plan to open in mid March. Come see us!