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Key Terms in the World of Thrift Shops

Because of increased prices, consumers are looking to second hand shopping to make small and large purchases. Thrift stores offer bargain and sale prices for gently used apparel, household decor and other items. Window shop through these key terms that might be useful next time you visit a thrift shop.

  • Consignment - An arrangement where a consignor delivers items or goods to a consignee to be resold or reused where the consignee pays a portion of the proceeds to the consignor. Clothes and furniture are among the many items that may be put on consignment.
  • Resale - The act of selling again or selling something that was already bought. Resale shops fall in the category of thrift shops because of the potential bargains that may exist and because used items such as furniture and clothes may be found in a resale shop. Resale shops often have sales for many items at cheap prices.
  • Vintage - Second hand garments from a previous era. Garments over 25 years old are typically considered vintage.
  • Charity Shop - A thrift store owned by a charity but is run as an independent business under contract. Charity shops are considered a retail establishment but only collect money from buyers for items purchased toward that independent charity.
  • Thrifting Community - Online community that share cheap deals for thrift stores in various regions. These communities also give general advice on thrift shopping for new and seasoned shoppers alike. There is often a forum, weekly newsletter and daily deals associated within the thrifting community.
    Association of Resale Professionals
    Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080
    Featuring the best thrift shops with low rates and competitive services. We also offer educational meetings and resale information for anyone interested in learning more about what they can do.
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    User Review: "Well displayed and organized. Didn't feel like a thrift shop, more like a boutique. Furniture, pictures,china and other..."
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    Travis Consignment
    4089 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314
    Our services include estate sales, clean outs, and tag sales. We are buyers of gold and silver at highly competitive prices. Earn extra money buy consigning with us.
    (718) 419-7935
    Spruce It Up Thrift Shop
    607 Amboy Ave, Edison, NJ 08837
    We buy and sell old furniture, antiques, collectibles, trains, toys & more. We do estate cleanouts. Free pick up of charity donations. We buy jewelry for resale or auction as well as other vintage or antique items.
    (732) 738-1860
    Consign Connection Inc
    8715 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209
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    (718) 491-6083
    User Review: "Best kept secret for consignment clothes and accessories....The owner goes out of her way to help you in making a right..." - Jumana (NY)
    Tuesday's Child Shoppe
    1002 Rahway Ave, Avenel, NJ 07001
    (732) 855-7777
    Second Chance
    718 W Saint Georges Ave, Linden, NJ 07036
    (908) 486-7815
    Domsey Warehouse
    90 Smith St, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
    (732) 376-1551
    Amazing Creations-Nj
    220 New Brunswick Ave, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
    (732) 661-6120
    Sales by The Bay
    160 Jefferson St, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
    (732) 442-8933
    120 Wood Ave S Ste 507, Iselin, NJ 08830
    (732) 379-4032
    Bkay's Thrift Store
    428 W Grand Ave, Rahway, NJ 07065
    (732) 540-8405
    Raveryne Retail
    466 Amboy Ave, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
    (732) 826-1648
    Fashion Republic Inc
    720 E Saint Georges Ave, Linden, NJ 07036
    (908) 486-7815
    Nothing New Thrift Shop
    896 Huguenot Ave, Staten Island, NY 10312
    (347) 215-2620
    Staten Island Mental Health Society Inc
    233 Main St, Staten Island, NY 10307
    (718) 984-7439
    Housing Works
    1070 Manor Rd, Staten Island, NY 10314
    (718) 273-5830

    Thrift shops are stores that sell second hand items such as furniture, clothing, and jewelry. Thrift stores often give people the option to purchase these used items at the cheapest possible prices. The shop might be operated as a charity or a consignment store. Although some consignment stores focus on selling vintage and antique clothes, others concentrate on selling second hand clothes at cheap prices. They often carry a wide range of styles for men, women, and children. They might even have baby clothes for sale. Many thrift stores can afford to sell used furniture and textiles at bargain prices because they do not pay money for these items. Instead, they accept donations. They can then resale the items at extremely cheap prices. Although many people think of thrift stores as inexpensive places where they can buy costumes, many of the stores have modern fashions from name brand designers. Instead of spending a lot of money on these items at a retail store, people can choose to buy them much more cheaply from the thrift shop. Some of the stores will even have gold and silver jewelry at inexpensive prices. Since the types of items and fashions that stores keep in stock can vary significantly, you should consider using a popular Internet search engine to find the websites of several thrift shops in your area. This could help you decide which ones have the types of clothing, footwear, furniture, and jewelry that interest you. Instead of driving from store to store, you can decide which ones fit your style best.
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