Tips For Shopping at Thrift Stores

Retail - General
By: Iggy7117    
23-Dec-2015

Introduction:Shopping at Thrift stores can be beneficial and save you money, having some knowledge of what you are doing gose a long way towards getting top items and saving the most.

  • 01

    Take Your Time

    You need to plan to be there a while because it takes time to look at every item to pick the best available. Going through the items individually will ensure you chances of finding that special garment.

  • 02

    Look For Name Brand Items

    Searching for name brand and expensive items make produce the best purchases. These items were probably taking better care of then a cheaper garment. You will also get the highewr quality items this way.

  • 03

    Used Shoes

    I rarely purchase used shoes but I do fond new shoes in there from time to time, This is another area where taking the time to look will pay off. I have even found new shoes still in the box and a pair of roller blades in the box with the paper still in them.

  • 04

    Undergarments

    I never buy undergarments, something about wearing other people's underwear grosses me out. There is an exception to this and that would be finding them new in the package still. Socks is another item I never purchase unless new in the package.

  • 05

    Household Items

    You may find numerous items you need for around the house, these are usually safe and a good purchase. Avoid things like electronics that may not work and stay away from used kitchen appliances that could be full of bugs.
    On the same note stay away from furniture that could be providing a home for fleas or bedbugs, or there next home may be yours.




Final Thoughts

You can save a lot of money at thrift stores and even look fashionable doing it, it will require some time and common sense though.




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