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"There Are No Thrift Stores Near Me" - Unpopular Opinion About Thrifting

"There are no thrift stores near me". Some of my friends have actually said this to me, but in my view, this is an u npopular opinion. Some thrift stores like to call themselves by other names, like charity shops, knick-knack stores, bazaars or boutiques. So, what I'm suggesting is that there are probably thrifting opportunities all around you . You just might have to do a little sleuthing to find them. The larger thrift stores, like Goodwill, Salvation Army and Habitat for Humanity ReStore are easy to spot. But your local churches and community centers often run thrift sales and flea markets. Some churches actually have their own thrift stores. My tip: C heck your local newspaper and online sites like Craigslist for thrift sales and flea markets. The finds at these out-of-the-way places are incredibl e! Disclosure: Links may contain affiliates. When you buy through one of our links we will receive a commission. This is at no cost to you. Thank you for supporting Life o

Only Poor People Shop At Thrift Stores: Unpopular Opinion About Thrifting

Unpopular Opinion About Thrifting: "Only poor people shop at thrift stores" Really? Yes, thrift stores were conceived many years ago with the idea of helping the less fortunate, but t hrifting is more popular than ever! Most thrift stores still maintain their charitable mission, but the demographic of their customers varies greatly. These days, te ens and millennials are flocking to thrift stores for jeans and vintage clothing, where the quality is much better than fast fashion. Many thrifters are consumers who love a bargain and they know that their local thrift store is a goldmine for finding unique pieces. So, while shoppers with limited income still frequent the thrift store, you will also find a variety of thrifters from all income levels who just love the thrill of the thrift!   Disclosure: Links may contain affiliates. When you buy through one of our links we will receive a commission. This is at no cost to you. Thank you for supporting Life on Greenwood and allowin