New 2nd Take Franchise store opens in Bloemfontein

2nd Take opened a new designer second-hand clothing Franchise store in Brandwacht Centre, Bloemfontein


2nd Take, South Africa’s leading second-hand clothing retailer, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest and first retail Franchise store in the Free State. 2nd Take opened a Franchise store in Bloemfontein on 15 April 2016.

Bloemfontein, Free State, 11 April 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 store in Bloemfontein, was prompted by constant requests from online store customers and consumer demand in the Free State. The demand for upmarket designer branded clothing in is high and currently not satisfied in the area.

2nd Take is an established retailer of top quality, second-hand, international designer wear with boutique stores in the Western Cape, Gauteng 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.
The first Franchise store opens in Pretoria in March 2016.
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 brand in accordance with our vision. We are very happy to have Mona Kumala on our team. She will open the first 2nd Take Franchise store in the Free State. This is a big step for us, but we have no doubt that she will make her store into a great success.”

Mona says “I am very excited. I always had a keen fashion sense, love and passion for beautiful and exquisite fashion designs and I am now officially starting my career in Fashion Retail. I have garnered much business skills during my long career and decided to get involved in 2nd Take, because I am passionate about people and great fashion. I was looking for a Franchise business, that relies on a proven business concept, that can be implemented anywhere. I also love the recycling aspect of 2nd Take. Our planet can use a break.
I want to build a business and also play a role in the community. 2nd Take is about creating win-win for everyone involved. I do want to also be a helping hand where possible and my motto is: “Lift as your rise.”

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

  • Clothing suppliers of 2nd Take, get cash back for a previous expense.
  • 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 clothing retailer Franchise group in South Africa withboutique shops in Cape Town, Pretoria and Bloemfontein, as well as a convenient online store. 2nd Takestocks exclusive designer brands and high street labels, often not available for purchase anywhere else in South Africa.

The new  Bloemfontein store will be located at Shop 32, Brandwag Centre, Mellville Drive Bloemfontein.

Please contact for more info or call us on 021 434 5878.

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