Upscale ladies clothing, accessories await at 2nd Avenue Consignment

March 11, 2012
  • Paula Robertson owns 2nd Avenue Consignment Boutique at 17563-A York Road in Hagerstown with her husband, Rich.
By Ric Dugan/Staff Photographer

Name of business: 2nd Avenue Consignment Boutique

Owners: Rich and Paula Robertson

Address: 17563-A York Road, Hagerstown

Opening date: Oct. 31, 2011

Products and services: Upscale ladies clothing and accessories

Target market: Ladies and junior girls

How did you get into your business, and what motivated you to start it? With the economy being the way it is, people still want to look nice and are willing to look for a bargain to do it. It’s amazing the things people get tired of or just don’t want anymore. These are the stores people flock to when they are trying to save money.

Previous business experience: No prior experience in consigning, but the couple has owned Hartle’s Subs for eight years. Hartle’s has three Washington County locations: 635 S. Potomac St. and 1301 Marshall St. in Hagerstown, and 22317 Jefferson Blvd. in Smithsburg.

Number of employees: Three

Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone number: 301-790-7900

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