New Business Q & A
Q: Who is the owner of the business?
A: Ilene VanAbema.
Q: When did you open?
A: “We opened May 1, 2013.
Q: Briefly describe your business.
A: Second hand name brand women’s clothing and accessories, purses and shoes.
Q: Why take the plunge now?
A: I love going to garage sales. It’s my therapy so I needed an outlet for my therapy.
Q: What sets your operation apart from the others?
A: We try to only put out nice quality clothing and keep our prices reasonable. Plus, you get to visit with Amanda.
Q: Where are you from?
A: I moved to Missouri from Minneapolis 18 years ago to be closer to my parents.
Q: What’s your background, and how does it relate to your business?
A: Growing up, we didn’t have a lot of money, so our mom would always take us to garage sales for our clothes.
Q: What activities do you enjoy doing on your free time, if you have any?
A: I love being on or near the water.
Q: How are things going so far?
A: Great! We have been busy and we have gotten great feedback.
Q: Plans for the future?
A: Now we are open Wed. – Thurs. 11am-5pm. We may open six days a week down the road.