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Focus on Business: Inside Sales

Shirley Burnham / The Prentiss Headlight – Terri Speights shows off the "pre-loved" merchandise in her newly-opened store, Inside Sale.

Shirley Burnham / The Prentiss Headlight – Terri Speights shows off the “pre-loved” merchandise in her newly-opened store, Inside Sale.

After closing the Bayles Fitness Center owner Terri Speights felt she wanted to put the building to good use and not let it be just another empty building on the main street of Prentiss. She began with having a few garage sales. Realizing the economy has grown a need for less expensive necessities such as clothes and household goods the garage sales soon turned into a full blown family business.

“We all had good items that were no longer used and so the family pitched in to create the business,” states Speights. “We have been open for three months now and we see the need still growing.”

Inside Sale has a variety of pre-loved merchandise that will get any household going or sustain one in style and on a low budget. A variety of clothing of sizes from babies to very large men as well as some lovely formal gowns can be purchased here. Vintage to modern house wares, decorative items, lovely wreaths and small furniture are available as well as books of all kinds for those who love to read. There is some , porcelain dolls and lovely jewelry available and toys for the children.

The vintage hunter can find items of value at a low price to grace their collections. Wexford and other vintage glass sparkle with invitation from the display windows.

Shirley Burnham / The Prentiss Headlight – Inside Sale Business hours are 8-5 on Thursdays-Saturdays. Owner Terri Speights invites everyone to come by and browse, enjoy the conversation and the low prices.

Shirley Burnham / The Prentiss Headlight – Inside Sale Business hours are 8-5 on Thursdays-Saturdays. Owner Terri Speights invites everyone to come by and browse, enjoy the conversation and the low prices.

That friendly neighbor atmosphere that permeates the business and makes customers feel welcome is provided by those who man the cash register and assist customers Beth Creel, Aunt Shirley McNeese and Speights’ mom Ruth Bayles. They will make you feel welcome and help you find just what your family needs.

Speights states she has had the building up for sale but as long as there is a need for Inside Sale she plans to delay that.