FOX 4 Cost Cutters: Cash in on Deals at Thrift Stores
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Think thrift stores are full of junk? Think again! Thanks to popular decorating shows, homeowners all over the country are hunting through thrift stores in hopes of repurposing treasures others have discarded.
Hillcrest Thrift Store, located at 6520 NW Prairie View Road, is one of the most popular stores of its kind in Kansas City. It’s the cleanliness and quality of what you’ll find in the store that keeps customers coming back, according to Manager Lou Warner. Warner also says Hillcrest is an upscale thrift shop with high-end items.
Tamara Selk’s been shopping thrift stores for years. She says you need to know what you’re looking for before you walk in the door. You’ll also want to check back often because inventory goes quickly.