Thrift store reselling is when you purchase items from a thrift store and resell them somewhere else for more than you paid for them. You can resell clothing, shoes, accessories, furniture, home decor, and more. And, it can be an interesting way to make extra money.
When I was younger, I worked in a popular secondhand clothing shop called Plato’s Closet. We mainly sold brand name, young adult clothing. And when I worked there, I met many, many people who would scour our racks looking for items to resell.
I also met many people who purchased items from yard sales and charity shops just to sell to us. Many of these same people also went to garage sales and thrift stores like Goodwill in order to find items for thrift store reselling.
I saw a lot of thrift store reselling going on. Some people did it for a full-time income, and other people did it as a way to make money on the side.
And, some did it because they loved finding treasure and going on a hunt.
Sometimes people would score big, and other times they would make only make just a few dollars. [Read more…]