How to get your thrift store Black Friday shopping on
If you’ve got a budget — and who doesn’t?! — and want to take advantage of all the Black Friday deals you can muster, look to thrift store Black Friday shopping at Goodwill to save big by scoring on some amazing treasures.
“If you set your sights on second hand clothing, you’ll not only get more bang for your buck, but you’ll also avoid the worst of the Black Friday crowds,” according to NerdWallet.
That’s good enough reason for us. Bring on a thrift store Black Friday!
How to shop
When it comes to thrift store shopping, the No. 1 rule to remember is that each item is unique and when it’s gone, it’s gone. So, if you find something you want, get it and get it quickly. You don’t want to have any regret about the one that got away.
Here are other tips:
Know what you’re looking for — keeping a list with gift recipients and sizes would be helpful — but be open to an irresistible find that might not be something you originally were looking for.
Thrift store Black Friday shopping doesn’t require driving from store to store so you’ll save on gas, won’t have to fight crowds and will find more variety because Goodwill carries every brand and style imaginable. Plus, your gifts will come with the added gift of money savings for you and eco-friendliness for the receiver.
What to buy
When it comes to thrift store shopping, not only can you find gently used items, but there are also items that still have the original retail tags attached. You’ll find never-worn treasures at a fraction of the cost. At Goodwill, you’ll find vests, jackets, sweaters, hoodies, shoes, handbags, accessories, toys, books, housewares and much more. It’s a Black Friday fest to stretch your dollar. Gotta love buying preloved pieces and scoring major Black Friday savings.
Now for what to buy. Goodwill has some major Black Friday doorbusters in addition to our amazing, every day treasures. Click here to get a sneak peek.