Livonia's busy shopping district at Plymouth and Middlebelt roads has taken on a new tenant. It is a test store in Children's Orchard's plans to expand their business into the adult and teen resale arena.
, the newest branch of Children's Orchard, opened July 14. Children's Orchard
is a national chain of resale shops which offers used children's clothing, toy and furniture. It has dozens of stores in more than 20 states and is based in Ann Arbor.
Style Trader's resale store in Livonia offers "a unique alternative to traditional shopping, where local shoppers can get an entire wardrobe at a huge discount while trading in clothes they have outgrown or just don’t wear anymore," says a statement announcing the opening.
CEO Taylor Bond says the new stores will appeal to a built-in base of budget-conscious consumers in the market for discounted name brands, a base that is growing along with the company's sales.
"Style Trader is the first upscale resale store to cater to women, teens, kids, and men all under one roof," Bond says in a statement announcing the store opening.
The Livonia store is located at 11502 Middlebelt Road and is 7,500 square feet of space fill with more than 20,000 pieces of merchandise.
Source: Taylor Bond, CEO, Children's Orchard and Style Trader
Writer: Kim North Shine