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For individuals on a tight budget that are shopping for reduced price, secondhand goods can be a great option. Secondhand shops also carry unique items to accent a home or wardrobe. Below are five terms used to describe locations where secondhand goods are sold.

  • Consignment Shop - A store that sells items that are owned by other people. A seller brings goods to a consignment store, where they are displayed until purchased. Once the goods have been purchased the store gives the profits to the seller. Consignment shops typically have used goods available at reduced prices.
  • Flea Market - A market where cheap or second-hand goods are sold or traded by individual sellers, sometimes referred to as a swap meet. Flea markets may be held outdoors or in large indoor venues, like warehouses or schools.
  • Antique Shop - A store that sells items that are old or collectible. Any item may be an antique, including clothing or furniture. Antiques are desired because of unique or beautiful features particular to a certain period of time.
  • Vintage Shop - A store that sells items that were produced in the past and reflect the style of an earlier time. Vintage stores that focus on clothing, shoes, and jewelry are very popular. Items considered vintage are typically newer than antiques.
  • Thrift Shop - A store that sells previously owned items like, apparel, furniture, appliances, books, and toys. Thrift shops are often operated to fund a charity and sell donated merchandise and very low prices. Also, some thrift shops are operated for profit and purchase merchandise from the public.
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    Salvation Army
    981 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
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    (718) 383-5005
    User Review: "The environment of the store was very pleasent and all the workers were very helpful" - Sarah (NY)
    Monk Thrift Shop
    579 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215
    Looking for a great deal on the goods you need? Our thrift shop has a wide selection of products. We specialize in clothing for all ages and styles. We are a great new store with an old style feel!
    (718) 788-2950
    188 Hempstead Tpke, West Hempstead, NY 11552
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    (516) 489-1661
    User Review: "You will find great deals at this store,they have sale days, and .99 days.. However, they let dealers bully them into..." - Eileen (NY)
    Sam Thrift Store
    620 Grandview Ave, Ridgewood, NY 11385
    (718) 821-6476
    Dave Thrift Store
    3043 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11208
    (718) 277-1902
    1 Jireh Espinal Thrift Store
    157 Crescent St, Brooklyn, NY 11208
    (347) 915-1090
    U C P Pick Up
    84 Pennsylvania Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207
    (516) 466-6868
    Green Village Used Clothing & Furniture
    276 Starr St, Brooklyn, NY 11237
    (718) 599-4017
    My Favorite Place Thrift Shop
    2010 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11233
    (347) 240-9736
    The Second Time Around
    300 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237
    (347) 715-4705
    Goodwill International Thrift
    304 Junius St, Brooklyn, NY 11212
    (718) 484-2250
    17227 Hillside Ave, Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 558-4230
    Chicos Used Clothing Corporati
    10340 178th St, Jamaica, NY 11433
    (718) 526-1336
    Domsey Express IV
    1379 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237
    (718) 443-4343
    D'ekalb Vision Corp
    1377 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221
    (718) 443-6940

    Shops that sell second hand goods have been around a good while. Most sell clothing or furniture. They fall into a number of categories. Thrift stores are often the most popular. They are run independently, but usually linked to some kind of charity. They take donated items and sell them on, often at very low prices. Thus, they serve two purposes, of raising money for the charity and of providing quality goods to shoppers with limited funds. Pawn shops also provide two services. Generally, items in a pawn shop were given as collateral for a loan that was never paid. Pawn shops also buy items outright. These stores can have interesting, unusual and often valuable items including collectibles and antiques. Pawn shops are great places to look around and search through. Other second hand shops often specialize in different products. For example, they may sell baby clothes and toys or vintage records. Used book stores serve a different industry. Designer apparel and jewelry are also common, including shoes. Home furniture and kitchen appliances might also be seen, including plates and dishes. Some sell collectibles such as coins and stamps. Often, items are taken for sale on a consignment basis. Consignment is an important part of the business of many used stores. Other stores may buy items outright. Despite the wide variety of goods, clothing is often the most important, especially in thrift stores. Second hand stores offer an opportunity to purchase unique vintage items, often cheaply. They are also particularly useful for both buying and selling clothing for children.
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