The Month When Goodwill Becomes GhoulWill

The Month When Goodwill Becomes GhoulWill

Calling all zombies and witches! America’s 2,450 Goodwill stores have shifted into overdrive for Halloween 2019, expanding its offerings of costumes, makeup and party props. Some stores are even adding personal costume helpers this month to help you create that clever but low-cost Halloween look. In the last decade, our nation’s largest purveyor of resale [...]

Renowned Resale, in Denver

Renowned Resale, in Denver

The Denver neighborhood south of downtown known as “LoBo” (short for “Lower Broadway”) features a six-block mini neighborhood called Antique Row. The area’s 100-year-old buildings, once home to factories and boarding houses, now are filled with shops offering vintage clothing, rare books, rugs, handmade musical instruments, florists, art galleries, gift shops, a custom metal plating [...]

A Shoutout to Goodies Found in Goodwill Bins in the L.A. Times

A Shoutout to Goodies Found in Goodwill Bins in the L.A. Times

A look at vintage streetwear sold at the Rose Bowl Flea Market reveals that the best place to find in-demand sports and rock concert T-shirts is the bins at Goodwill outlet stores. The article also notes that fashion designers are "borrowing" the look of secondhand wear, and observes that buyers are looking to reduce textile [...]

It’s National Thrift Store Day. Here’s a Favorite in Delaware.

It’s National Thrift Store Day. Here’s a Favorite in Delaware.

What better way to celebrate August 17th, National Thrift Store Day, then at a volunteer-driven thrift that helps support fully a dozen charities, helping with housing, prison ministries, hunger issues and more. The New Life Thrift Shop in Lewes, Delaware, is a ministry of the Lewes-Rehoboth Association of Churches, drawing on the membership of some [...]