It's become trendy to spend little
"The message we're trying to communicate is it's not limited to low-income shoppers," says Brendan Hurley, spokesman for Goodwill of Greater Washington. "Anyone can shop there."
In the metropolitan area alone, Mr. Hurley said, Goodwill took in $16 million from store revenue in 2010 and that is was directly affected by Goodwill becoming "more acceptable with [shoppers] who would never have considered coming."
He personally thanked the "young, hip, fashionistas" who overlook the stigma of shopping at a thrift store, then added, "Ask any discount retailer: There's a population shopping there because they have to, and tha's fine, we want those shoppers, too." read more...
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