Consignment Industry Leader, Tracy True Dismukes, To Present Keynote
Address for Resale Shop Owners National Industry Association Conference
The National Association of Resale and Thrift Shops (NARTS), the world's largest resale
shopping trade association, has selected Tracy True Dismukes as the keynote speaker for its 22nd
Annual Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona to be held June 25-29, 2009. Dismukes is the owner of
Collage Designer Consignment, a chain of three women's clothing stores in Birmingham,
Alabama, and is Host of Consignment Chic Television and ConsignmentChic.com - The
Consignment Shoppers Online Community.
Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) -- Tracy True Dismukes, owner of three Collage Designer Consignment women's
clothing stores in Birmingham, Alabama and founder of the Consignment Chic television show and online
community for consignment shoppers, will deliver the keynote address at the 22nd Annual Conference for the
National Association of Resale and Thrift Shops (NARTS). Dismukes is the Immediate Past President of
NARTS. According to Chris Cowman, President of NARTS, "Tracy's grasp of current events and leadership in
the resale industry make her the best choice for keynote speaker. She is a great motivator and an industry expert."
In this struggling economy, few industries are flourishing like resale and consignment.
Consumers who have tightened their budget belts are now discovering that they can maintain the high standard of
living they had become accustomed to by shopping consignment and resale. They can find high quality, in
fashion, designer and better apparel, plus size clothing, accessories, designer handbags, shoes, children's clothing,
furniture and home decor at prices 60% - 80% off retail every day. They can also make money by selling items
on consignment that they are no longer using that are in perfect condition and in style. Dismukes said, "Where
else can someone make a purchase without pulling out their wallet to pay? When selling items through a
consignment shop, the consignor