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How to Boost Your Vintage Retail Sales Into the New Year How to Boost Your Vintage Retail Sales Into the New Year

Sally is making the most out of the Holiday Season at her vintage boutique but she knows that soon things are going to change for the worse if she doesn’t prepare. For years her shop took a hit after the holidays until she found a few simple hacks last year that increased her retail sales into the new year. Sally is not much different than the... [Read More]

Increase Holiday Sales with Vintage Clothing Gift Certificates Increase Holiday Sales with Vintage Clothing Gift Certificates

How to increase your sales during the Holiday Season with Gift Certificates – a vintage shops best solution to increase Holiday Sales Jane has a Vintage Clothing Store and why her sales are not what she anticipated for the Holiday Shopping Season. In the past when she ran a modern clothing boutique sales skyrocket during the season, but that... [Read More]

What type of vintage clothing buyer are you? What type of vintage clothing buyer are you?

When it comes to vintage clothing, there are three types of buyers: Cherry pickers, Bulk Buyers, and Container Buyers. Understanding how the industry works, is beneficial to knowing what type of buyer you are and how to make the most out of your business venture. Much like contemporary fashion, vintage fashion has paved a course that caters to all... [Read More]

Shop Online for Your Store Shop Online for Your Store

Order New Accessories, Vintage Apparel & More Finally a warehouse for vintage shop owners! We created the online vintage warehouse with you in mind. We are glad to have you check it out. Some of Our Best Sellers! Things to Know We have a Special Running with a $350 Order Minimum for Online Order Only! All Vintage items are sold in packs of twelve Images... [Read More]

Losing a sale isn’t nearly as bad as losing a customers loyalty Losing a sale isn’t nearly as bad as losing a customers loyalty

Telling your third customer in a row that you are sold out of popular item is more than frustrating for a shop manager. Losing a sale not only effects your numbers, but it means that you might lose a customer, or their loyalty which can be worse. When you lose a sale to a first time customer, they will most likely move on and look somewhere else. ... [Read More]

Wholesale Vintage Clothing Catalog 2018 Wholesale Vintage Clothing Catalog 2018

Get your hands on the latest Dust Factory Vintage Catalog and make sourcing Vintage Clothing Fun Again! Renegade Americana grapples 90’s Urban Style . Cultural emphasis on Moto, Street, Beach with a hint of Post Punk Grunge. [Read More] Share this:FacebookTwitterGooglePinterestEmail Read More →

Dust Factory’s website has gone mobile Dust Factory’s website has gone mobile

I am not going to say we were lazy for not taking our website mobile earlier, we just never did. Well, that is not actually the truth. We had our website redone over three times in the past five years, we just never tuned them live. For 15 years Google has been ranking our website well, helping us place on the first page for many of our organic searches.... [Read More]

How to Build a Clothing Display Rack Using Reclaimed Pallets How to Build a Clothing Display Rack Using Reclaimed Pallets

Factory Vintage has just put out a free download on how to build a sustainable clothing display rack using reclaimed pallets. The step by step PDF goes into to detail on what supplies are needed and how to assemble the display. What better way to show off amazing reclaimed pieces than on a sustainable display rack made of reclaimed items. Get the... [Read More]

Vintage Denim & T-shirt Collection Vintage Denim & T-shirt Collection

proactively sourced fashion for the modern human Dust Factory is featuring a collection of the essential items you need for your vintage collection. Why not stock your shelves with classic denim shorts, t-shirts and jackets worn into the perfect style and fit. For a Limited Time Only: Vintage T-shirts (Rock, Harley, Sport) $9 Levi Denim Shorts $16 Denim... [Read More]

Open a Vintage Store Open a Vintage Store

FIND OUT EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO OPEN A STORE – Do you like fashion, recycling and working with people? If you answered yes to the these questions than you may be a perfect candidate for opening a vintage clothing store in your town. In the first volume of our series we cover everything from finding a good business name and... [Read More]

Summer Vintage Essentials – Denim Jackets + T-shirts + Levi Shorts Summer Vintage Essentials – Denim Jackets + T-shirts + Levi Shorts

Dust Factory is featuring a collection of the essential items you need for your Summer 2017 vintage collection. From Denim to T-shirts, Dust Factory Vintage Wholesale has everything that you need to keep your store stocked, your customers happy and your coffers full. For a Limited Time Only: Rock T-shirts $9 Harley Davidson T-shirts $9 Vintage T-shirts... [Read More]

60′s PSYCHEDELIA & THE BIRTH OF SURF ART | THE LEGEND OF ARTIST RICK GRIFFIN 60′s PSYCHEDELIA & THE BIRTH OF SURF ART | THE LEGEND OF ARTIST RICK GRIFFIN

Rick Griffin is known as a surfer, cartoonist, psychedelic poster artist, legend. Griffin was born near Palos Verdes in 1944, where he took-up surfing at age 14. While he was still in high school in the 50’s he was heavily influenced by Mad magazines comic styling but he soon found his own voice, creating his own surf style that would become... [Read More]

A Few Steps to improve the Bottom Line Vintage Shops A Few Steps to improve the Bottom Line Vintage Shops

A smart business owner understands the inherent value of goal setting in steering a growing business in the right direction. Unfortunately, figuring out exactly what the right direction is—and the road map to get there—isn’t as much of a no-brainer. More than 80 percent of the 300 small business owners surveyed in the recent 4th Annual Staples... [Read More]

Cold Water Surfing… the legend of Jack O’neill Cold Water Surfing… the legend of Jack O’neill

Any one that has ever pulled a thin piece of rubber over their shoulders so that they can paddle out into the cold pounding surf has Jack O’neill to thank for making that secession possible. His little shop in San Francisco is now a multimillion-dollar empire, but that wasn’t why Jack O’Neill began. He just wanted to stay warm. “I’m... [Read More]

Vintage T-Shirts 101 Vintage T-Shirts 101

“The t-shirt is a symbol of freedom, but also a rebellion to society”. Rin Taken. Did you know that the t-shirt is as North American as apple pie and blue jeans. It wasn’t until after the fighter pilots in the South Pacific returned home from WW2, in the 50’s, that it was finally acceptable to wear an undershirt as a t-shirt.... [Read More]

Vintage Rock T-Shirt Picts | Sometimes a Tee Says it All Vintage Rock T-Shirt Picts | Sometimes a Tee Says it All

Vintage T-shirts have been a North American fashion icon since the fighter pilots returned home from WWII wearing them decorated with war slogans as normal weekend attire. Often the pilots stationed in South Pacific during the war would mark up their undershirts that they wore under their normal uniform with all types of pictures and slogans. When... [Read More]

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