Term Thrift Shops
Code BM-8500
Definition Organizations that offer new or secondhand furniture, appliances, clothing, toys and other material goods at lower than retail prices, and which often use the proceeds from sales to support other services to the community. Thrift shops accept direct donations from the public of new and reusable goods. Also included are other types of resale shops that sell secondhand but reusable musical instruments, salvaged building materials, office equipment, sports equipment, books, CDs and other material goods.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 3/30/21
Use References Consignment Shops
Resale Shops
Secondhand Furniture Stores
Secondhand Goods Stores
Secondhand Shops
Surplus Goods Shops
Thrift Stores
Used Goods Stores
See Also References Clothing (BM-6500.1500)
Clothing Donation Programs (TI-1800.1500)
Donor Services (TI)
Household Goods (BM-3000)
Textile/Fabric Recycling (TE-8920.6600-860)
Thrift Shop Support Volunteer Opportunities (PX-0400.9150)
External Classification Terms Apparel Distribution Centers (UW
Clothing/Personal/Household Needs (USA CL-150)
Community Services (CAN CM-150)
Household Goods and Furnishings Distribution Centers (UW
Thrift Shop Operation (NPC P05.21)
Thrift Shops (NTE P29)
Related Concepts Organization/Facility Type
Facet Organization/Facility Type
Bibliographic References

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