Consignment Shops on the Rise
Times are tough, but people still want to look good so they are looking for the best deals. Three new consignment clothing stores in Portland are cashing in on that trend, offering brand named clothes at prices low enough to bring in strapped customers. And they aren't the only ones. The National Association of Retail and Thrift Stores says that this trend is being witnessed all over the United States. Of the 333 member business they polled 67% said they were seeing increased sales over last year, with an average increase of around 35%.
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