This week's news includes a list of 7 things you just can't ignore when thrifting, a brilliant story about a Knight in thrift-store armour, and using story to get you more excited about thrift.
7 Surprising Thrift Store Finds You Should Never Ignore!
Sept 11, 2017 | TipHero
You see, thrift stores, particularly ones that are larger and experience a high turnover of merchandise, have been known to dole out extra good deals to their customers—sometimes without even knowing it! Unless that particular shop has an appraiser on-hand, there’s a good chance they may be selling undercover gems for a fraction of what they are worth.
Knight in thrift-store armour
Sept 2, 2017 | Winnipeg Free Press
"He’s fearless, he really is," the acquaintance says. "And he’s not afraid of offending anybody. He’ll speak his mind to anyone. He’s fiery, but in a respectful way. But he’s got a caring inside of him that’s really extraordinary."
Could “Thrift Story” Get You to Part With Beloved, But Never Used, Things?
Sept 8, 2017 | Scout Somerville
Boston area public radio producer Lydia Emmanouilidou is as guilty of that as anyone. “I walk into my room every day, and there are a million things that I don’t want, necessarily, or need … but I’m holding on to for that sentimental value,” she says.