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what you need to know about SPRING TRANSITION!

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This gives you a bit more info about what to sell to us this time of year!

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FALL TRANSITION IS HERE! THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

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Hi everyone!  We are so excited that fall transition is under way.  We've spent the last week getting into the mindset of looking at sweaters and coats, how to price them, and generally getting excited for a changeover. A season transition at Arizona Trading Co. is exactly that:  a transition!  The weather doesn't change overnight, so neither do we.  We look at and buy both summer and fall fashions during transition, because the summer items are still wearable, and the fall styles soon will be!  As a selling customer, what should you bring?  Our advice is to bring it all. ...

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WHAT ARE WE BUYING NOW?

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We hope everyone is having a great summer!  We've stayed SO BUSY here at Arizona Trading Co.!  I think this has been the best June in the entire company's history, and we owe it all to the amazing things you bring us.  So thank you! It's really hard to believe, but we only have a month and a half left of strictly buying for summer.  So at the moment, we are specifically looking for: BEACHY SUMMER DRESSES GREAT MEN'S AND WOMEN'S SHORTS HAWAIIAN/TROPICAL PRINTED ANYTHING LOTS OF JEWELRY (ESPECIALLY LAWRENCE STORE) EXCEPTIONAL VINTAGE WEAR If you're ever curious about whether...

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SUBMIT A DESIGN FOR OUR TOTE BAG DESIGN CONTEST!

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We are so excited to announce that we're having a design contest for limited-edition, locally-printed tote bags to be sold exclusively on our website!  Here are the guidelines: ANYONE CAN ENTER!  We are especially interested in encouraging local designers and artists, but we want to see what you come up with!  All entries get our equal attention! NO LIMIT ON HOW MANY DESIGNS YOU SUBMIT!  Are you just so talented and prolific you can't narrow it down?  Please, send us all of them! NON-CLOTHING-THEMED DESIGNS EQUALLY WELCOME!  Your entry does not--I repeat, does NOT-- have to be about clothing, accessories,...

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THE STORE IS TWENTY-FIVE TODAY.

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So let me tell you a story of how Arizona Trading Co. started twenty-five years ago.  I was twenty-two years old and majoring in art history at KU.  To make a long, sordid story short, my college funds were tied up in my parents' divorce, and I suddenly found myself with no money with which to continue my schooling.  I had moved to Lawrence via Kansas City from Tucson, Arizona a couple of years before, and had worked at used-clothing stores there.  I loved and became addicted to the idea of trading clothing and having a constantly-changing wardrobe while spending...

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