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Thrift stores have gotten a bad reputation over the last couple of years. People tend to think that thrift stores are the shops where ugly clothes and furniture go to die. However, that is definitely not the case. There great clothing staples as well as unique items that you can find at thrift stores and the best part is, you will save money.
One of the best things to buy at thrift stores is children’s clothing. Anyone who has had a child knows that children out grown their clothing so quickly it is nearly impossible to keep up with them. In many cases, parents will buy an outfit for their child which the child will wear only once before the child out grows it. Many parents will drop of children’s clothing that is nearly new. Thrift stores offer a variety of children’s clothing so save a few dollars and buy clothing for your child from the thrift store.
Another great buy from thrift stores is books and specialty items. Everyday there are people who rush out to buy the newest fad book only to find that the book was not to their liking. Rather than shell out a large sum for a book off the shelf, check your local thrift store. The same can be said for speciality items. Items like juicers, pineapple cutters, and other oddball things that people think they want and then find that they never use are always at thrift store in mint condition. Save money and buy a speciality item from the thrift store.