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Antique Furniture Sales

Cut down on costs by selling antique furniture from home.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Antique Sideboard Vanities

Convert antique sideboard cabinets into vanities to give homeowners an out-of-the ordinary washroom option.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Art Auctions

Love event planning, art and the thrill of bidding? Hold art auctions.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Charcoal Portraits

Use your charcoal drawing expertise to create quick portraits.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Children's Book and Software Store

Revisit those sweet reading days by opening up a children's bookstore.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? Yes

Collectible Clothing

Bring back the vintage and retro styles of years past with a collectible clothing store.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No

Consignment Clothing Store

The low-cost way to start a clothing store--sell items on consignment.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? Yes

Convenience Stores

Set up shop in a convenient location and you'll have customers dropping in.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? Yes

Coupon Books

Businesses want more customers, and customers want a bargain. Satisfy the needs of both groups.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Craft Shows

Bringing vendors together can be a crafty part-time business that doesn't require a lot of capital.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Distribution Warehouse

Homebased and e-businesses provide products that need warehousing and distribution. Starting this service requires planning, organization and an entrepreneur looking to help other businesses.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Dollar Store

Get a great deal with a dollar store that brings in big bucks.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

E-Bargains

Help people save a buck by compiling online deals in one spot.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Evening Gown Rentals

Turn women into Cinderellas for a night by renting them evening gowns.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Farmers' Market

Feed into the organic trend by organizing a farmers' market in your community.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No