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Franchise Times: Recycling Kings At It Again

Ron Olson and his son Chad were recently featured by Franchise Times in a “Where Are They Now?” article. The article takes a quick look at the past, present, and future of franchise owner Ron Olson, speaking about his role as an “entrepreneur’s entrepreneur”, and the new franchise concepts for NTY. The full article can be […]

Resale goods franchisor gets second wind after Winmark

NTY Clothing Exchange franchisor Ron Olson standing in NTY Clothing Exchange store

As Sarah Buzzell perused items at the new NTY Clothing Exchange in Minnetonka, she couldn’t help but notice the pristine quality of the used merchandise, rock-bottom prices — and that lulling fragrance. “This place smells amazing,” said the Ramsey resident, as the aroma of coconut lime verbena wafted from the store’s ScentAir machine. “The stuff […]