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Why Goodwill Prices Vary From Store to Store

  Thrifting tip: Goodwill Industries was founded in Boston, MA in 1902. I love the stores, but did you know that prices vary significantly from store to store? I went to two different Goodwill stores within 15 miles of each other and I certainly noticed the pricing was different. Each store offered the usual "color of the week" discount, but when picking through the merchandise, I quickly determined that glassware and clothing was a tad more expensive one from store to the other. I'm talking like regular glassware costing $1 more! Sweaters and blouses were $1 higher. Significant! According to its website, each Goodwill store is autonomous, thus allowing it to set prices based on its local community.  I guess that explains it! Overall, the finds at Goodwill are still worth checking out. Pre-pandemic, you could find me at Goodwill at least once a week. It's a great place for unique one-of-a-kind finds, like home decor and clothing. Vintage fashion from the 80's is v