Couple shifts selling venue from websites to Hagerstown store site
New Business Spotlight
Betty Boop poses with Karen and Kelly Nielsen, owners of Or Best Offer at 167 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown. (By Kevin G. Gilbert/Staff Photographer)
Owners: Kelly and Karen Nielsen
Address: 167 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown
Opening date: Jan. 17, 2012
Products and services: Antiques, furniture, household items, clothes, purses, tools, etc. Consignment inventory is always changing. The Nielsens plan to dedicate one room to displaying local artists’ works.
How did you get into your business, and what motivated you to start it? The Nielsens have been selling on eBay and Craigslist for years. After many discussions, they decided to try the retail market.
Previous business experience: The Nielsens have owned and managed several apartment buildings in Hagerstown for about 10 years.
Number of employees: Two
Hours: Tuesday to Friday, noon to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Phone number: 301-992-0540
Facebook page: Or Best Offer