The Difference Between Consignment and Thrift Stores

Secondhand shopping is just as good for the environment as it is for your bank account—and just as good as it is for your closet. There are so many benefits to shopping at secondhand shops—you find unique pieces, you add some history to your closet, and you can refine your style in ways fast fashion stores cannot. For those hoping to reap the rewards of secondhand shopping, it’s important to first note the difference between consignment and thrift stores. Not all secondhand stores are alike—learn about those differences below!

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7 Items You’re Better Off Buying Secondhand

Budgeting is a difficult process for many people. Sometimes, it can mean totally cutting out that extra spending you’ve been doing for years—no more coffee shop coffee in the mornings, and no more weekly shopping trips. Though it’s important for us to outline a budget and stick to it, there are ways to still get in those things we enjoy while simultaneously trimming our budget.

When it comes to shopping, trimming the budget can mean various things—shopping less, buying less, and checking out the sales section more. However, one of the best ways is by buying items previously owned. In fact, there are quite a few items you’re better off buying secondhand. We have them listed below—trim your budget, get the things you need, all for a fraction of the typical price!

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Great New Thrift Store in Union, New Jersey

Take the time before the Holidays to stop in at the new 2nd Avenue thrift store at 2661 Morris Avenue, Union, New Jersey 07083. Here you’ll find what we do and all the great selection and value that we offer — check it out!

A new thrift store in Union, New Jersey is here! Located in the Union Shopping Center, we hope that this 2nd Avenue store will bring the community closer and help any individual that needs it. Our thrift chain is dedicated to bringing customers the best value in high-quality second-hand clothing, house goods, shoes, and much more. Learn more below about what you’ll find at our thrift stores!

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