2nd Take opens new Franchise store in Pretoria

2nd Take Franchise store at Castle Walk, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria


2nd Take opens new designer second-hand clothing franchise in Erasmuskloof, Pretoria

2nd Take, South Africa’s leading second-hand clothing retailer, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest and first franchise branch in Gauteng. 2nd Take opened a Franchise branch in Erasmuskloof in Pretoria in March 2016.

Pretoria, Gauteng, 28 January 2016

For the last 6 years, 2nd Take has established itself as excellent shopping alternative for second-hand designer wear. The opening of a franchise branch in Erasmuskloof in Pretoria, was prompted by constant requests from online store customers and consumer demand in Gauteng. The demand for upmarket designer branded clothing in Johannesburg/Pretoria is high and currently not satisfied.

2nd Take is an established retailer of top quality, second-hand, international designer wear with boutique stores in the Western Cape and a convenient online store.

In June 2010, 2nd Take opened its doors in Sea Point, Cape Town, followed by the establishment of an online store in 2012. In July 2013, 2nd Take moved into new and larger premises in Sea Point, April 2014 saw the opening of a new branch in Philippi and the establishment of their Kids Division. In April 2015, 2nd Take opened a branch in Rondebosch, Cape Town.
2nd Take stores are available as Franchises nationwide.

2nd Take occupies a niche in the apparel market, stocking top quality, second-hand international designer clothes from Armani to Zara, for women, men and kids.

“We receive requests on a daily basis to open more stores in South Africa. We worked hard to make our store concept available as Franchise opportunity and we should soon see a number of 2nd Take stores opening in the country.

Quality second-hand stores are a big hit with fashion and environmental conscious students, their parents, as well as style, brand and budget conscious Fashion Hunters.” says Bettina Berlep, owner and founder of 2nd Take.

Bettina goes on saying, “When we open a Franchise store, it is always a bit daunting, as we do take a risk. The new Franchisee needs to run the store as we would, needs to uphold our standards and grow the band in accordance with our vision. We are very happy to have Leeza McCloskey on our team. She will open the first 2nd Take Franchise store in Pretoria, This is a big step for us, but we have no doubt that she will make her store into a great success.”

Leeza says ““I have been in Fashion all my life and after taking a brief fashion break, I decided to go back to what I do best and what I am passionate about – Fashion and Customer Care. I was looking for a Franchise business, which not only focused on fashion, but also incorporated other aspects, like supporting the communities and being environmentally useful. 2nd Take addresses every objective, I set for my next business venture. I wanted to be involved in a business that creates win-win situations. 2nd Take not only has great fashion treasures in store, but also gives the environment a break. I love it!”

Leeza McCloskey has successfully managed and built up various Fashion brands and has a strong marketing, visual merchandising and business background.
Her motto: “If you really want to do something you will find a way, if you don’t you will find an excuse “

2nd Take is about creating win-win situations for everyone involved.

  • Clothing suppliers of 2nd Take, get to de-clutter and make money at the same time.
  • Customers can buy top designer brands for a fraction of the retail price.
  • Through recycling of fashion items, the human footprint is reduced
  • 2nd Take is creating learning opportunities and internships for young people
  • 2nd Take also supports various charities

2nd Take, one of South Africa’s leading second-hand clothing and kids equipment retailers, providing used international designer clothes and baby and kids equipment, in stores as well as online.

2nd Take is the largest consignment second-hand online clothing retailer in South Africa with boutique shops in Cape Town and soon also Gauteng and Bloemfontein. 2nd Take stocks exclusive designer brands and high street labels, often not available for purchase anywhere else in South Africa.

The new 2nd Take Pretoria store is located at the Caste Walk Centre in Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.

For further information on 2nd Take, please contact us on PR@2ndtake.co.za or call us on 021 434 5878.


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