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Meet the Franchisors: Steve Murphy and Pete First of Winmark

By Peter Saunders
Winmark, the parent company behind the Play It Again Sports, Once Upon A Child and Plato’s Closet franchise systems, has been ramping up expansion plans in Canada across its family of brands. All three franchises are based on a somewhat similar business model, which for the past 25 years has involved buying and selling ‘gently used’ clothing and accessories.

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