As prices continue to rise, people are in search of ways to save money.
In addition to thrift stores, the Fayetteville area is home to a few liquidation stores that purchase leftover inventory for a fraction of the cost and resell at a discount.
Downeast Liquidations of Fayetteville, at 301 N. Racepath, St., is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Black Friday Liquidators, at 3421 Murchison Road, Suite F, in Fayetteville, has hours that vary. They are closed on Thursdays.
LL Flooring, at 1916 Skibo Road, is a lumber liquidator open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Furniture Liquidators, at 826 Lillington Highway in Spring Lake, is open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, and closed on Sunday.
Upcycling is one way that people can both save and make money. Whether you need clothes, books, appliances or accessories, thrifting is often something that people do in order to get what they need but also save money.
Here are seven local thrift stores in the Fayetteville area:
The Fayetteville Salvation Army Family Store, 433 Robeson St. in Fayetteville, is open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
There are two Goodwill thrift stores, one at 9550 Cliffdale Road and the other at 3801 Raeford Road. The stores are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Goodwill sells clothes, furniture, appliances, linens and more.
Nearly New Thrift Shop
Nearly New, at 810 Bragg Blvd., offers new and used furniture, mattresses and appliances. It is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Timely Treasures Thrift Store
Timely Treasures, at 1003 Honeycutt Road, offers a variety of merchandise from clothes and linens to knives and pots. The store is open daily from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Helping the Orphans Thrift Store
There are four area Helping the Orphans Thrift Store locations: 1027 Pamalee Drive and 2805 Bragg Blvd in Fayetteville; 1183 N. Bragg Blvd. in Spring Lake, and 3736 Legion Road in Hope Mills.
The thrift store offers clothes, toys, dishes, shoes and more. Each location is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and closed on Sunday.
Nifty Thrifty, at 3333 N. Main Street, Suite 110, in Hope Mills, has products such as clothes, wall decor, furniture and more. It is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Then N Now
Then N Now, at 8140 Cliffdale Road, has merchandise ranging from fine china and crystals to computers and clothes. It is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
REA, at 1052 Lillington Highway in Spring Lake, is open 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and is closed Sunday and Monday. REA has a variety of inventory ranging from mattresses to toiletries.
Once Upon A Child
Once Upon A Child, at 4560 Yadkin Road in Fayetteville, buys and sells gently used baby clothes, shoes, toys and baby gear. It’s open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon – 5 p.m. Sunday.
Plato’s Closet, 4550 Yadkin Road in Fayetteville, is open 10 a.m.-8 p.m Monday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Plato’s Closet buys and sells gently used adult clothing. Some popular brands it purchases include Adidas, Forever 21, Converse, Torrid and Free People.
2nd & Charles
2nd & Charles, at 1920 Skibo Road in Fayetteville, is a consignment shop that sells media entertainment. Some of its inventory includes vinyl records, DVDs and books.
In addition consignments, 2nd & Charles also purchases books, video games, graphic novels and musical instruments. The hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday.
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