Browsing through thrift stores is a favorite hobby of mine. You never know what treasure you will find and it just feels good to choose used over new when possible for the sake of the planet. It also helps the family budget.
Thrift Town is one of San Leandro's largest used clothing and household goods store and boasts that it adds 4,000 new items to its inventory every day. I don't get there often enough, but do always check on-line to see what "specials" it is running before I do visit to make sure I maximize my savings.
During December it is advertising a few different ways to save that may be of interest to readers.
Thrift Town is inviting the public to "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Regift" this holiday season and is offering a special 30 percent off promotion on most of its inventory December 14 in honor of "National Regifting Day". (Note there are some exceptions to the discount specified on the accompanying flyer.)
The . (It's at the corner of E. 14th and 162nd). While Thrift Town takes major credit cards, debit cards and cash, it does not accept personal checks. For more information or its current hours call 510-278-1766.
They also have a store promotion underway until December 31 offering shoppers a $20 coupon for every $20 in Thrift Town gift cards purchased.
December 10 and 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. the store also is advertising that it is offering a 30 percent discount on most items as part of its Monday Night Football promotion.
Those with iPhones can download a Thrift Town application at the Apple App. Store.
I'm curious to know whether readers would consider "regifting" something from a thrift store and why? How would you feel about getting a "recycled" gift? Do you have a favorite local thrift store?