Year End Consignment Update

Thrift Spending: December 1st – $0 December 7th – $0 December 14th – $43 December 21st – $0 December 28th – $11 Total purchases: $54 Total income: $770 Number of items consigned: 34 Consignment Income $770 – Spending $54 = Month […]

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Financials Behind Consignment, The Gamble

To explain the numbers when thinking about consignment I’m going to use the information from one of our “shopaholics” who often brings $3,000 worth of brand new items in one session to start my post. First let’s talk best case […]

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Ottawa Thrift Trip

I have skipped plenty of Value Village half price weekends this year as sometimes thrifting loses its thrill when the price points start creeping up and I don’t see the value in it. Last weekend I decided to spontaneously treat […]

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Monthly Consignment Update

Thrift Spending: May 2nd – $21 May 9th – $42 May 24th – $18 Total purchases: $81 Consignment Income: May 1 through 8th – $224 April 9 through 15th – $140 April 16 through 22th – $120 April 23 through 31th […]

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Monthly Consignment Update

Thrift Spending: April 14th – $15 April 24th – $20 Total purchases: $35 Consignment Income: April 1 through 10th – $206 April 11 through 17th – $195 April 18 through 24th – $349 April 25 through 30th – $94 Total income: […]

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Monthly Consignment Update

Thrift Spending: March 28th – $34 Total purchases: $34 Consignment Income: March 1 through 6th – $141 March 7 through 13th – $241 March 14 through 20th – $269 March 21 through 27th – $148 March 28 through 31st – […]

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How Consignment Works

I am often asked about how I can afford to thrift as much as I do, they suggest my wardrobe is massive and bursting at the seams. I buy a lot of clothes, that we will admit up front. But […]

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Hurry Up Spring!

Working in a retail setting that doesn’t follow the mall’s idea of “seasons” where they bring in the summer stock in March and Christmas stock in August… we operate based on the weather so naturally mall shoppers will walk in […]

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