Merchandise is well organized. . . . LOTS of used items. . . . ask about their Customer Appreciation Card.
Earth Exchange Upscale Thrift Store
1713 Belknap St., Superior, WI
Venue: A thrift store with LOTS of used items. They advertise that they sell new furniture and mattresses at liquidation prices.
Atmosphere: An old department store with stairs leading to a second floor balcony that surrounds the first floor sales area.
Offerings: In addition to new furniture and mattresses, they have home décor and arts, books, vintage, household, linens, arts & crafts, children’s, antiques, clothing, and jewelry. I may have missed a few categories. Merchandise is well organized.
Recommendations: Plan plenty of time to browse in Earth Exchange, and be sure to stop in the Salvation Army Thrift Store located in the same block. Also, ask about their Customer Appreciation Card.
Service: We were left alone to browse and paying for our treasures was easy. We were offered a Customer Appreciation Card.
Return Rating: Definitely! Looking forward to it.
I really like shopping at Salvation Army Thrift Stores as their pricing is reasonable, and their use of funds for ministry is impressive.
Salvation Army Thrift Store
Venue: Downtown, city thrift store
Atmosphere: Loosely organized, cluttered displays but these can be fun to rummage through.
Offerings: Clothing, housewares, furniture, books, and other stuff you typically find in a thrift store.
Recommendations: Stop in and look around when in the area. In the same block you will find another thrift store, Earth Exchange. Both thrift stores are worth checking out. I really like shopping at Salvation Army Thrift Stores as their pricing is reasonable, and their use of funds for ministry is impressive.
Service: We were left to ourselves to browse. Checking out was pleasant.
Return Rating: Definitely!
. . . the Fig Leaf donates monies to fund a variety of community interests. This small town thrift shop is a win-win for the community and their customers both!
Here’s another small town thrift shop for you.
If you find yourself in Northern Wisconsin on Highway 2, look up The Fig Leaf in Iron River.
Located at 7530 U.S. Highway 2, on the main road, it is easy to find. Another plus is they offer very reasonable prices.
Step into the entryway vestibule and then into the shop, and get ready to start your shopping. Merchandise is lined up and waiting. There are several rooms with items on display. The front area houses the women’s clothing, knick knacks, glassware, jewelry, and a free rack. There is a men’s section with other household and craft items, a combination shoe and book nook, and a children’s items room. Be sure to check out the jewelry in the case by the check out counter too.
Staff have been friendly when we stop in. In addition to providing affordable used goods and items for their community, the Fig Leaf donates monies to fund a variety of community interests. This small town thrift shop is a win-win for the community and their customers both!
If you like small town thrift stores, be sure to read about the Methodist Thrift Store in Union City, Michigan in case you find yourself in the area. Also, please share your favorite thrift store in the comments section so others can stop in when passing through the area.
Small town thrift shop located in downtown Union City, Michigan with a nice variety of merchandise. Rarely do I shop here and leave empty-handed.
United Methodist Thrift Shop
217–219 N. Broadway
Union City Michigan
Venue: Hometown thrift store located in downtown Union City, Michigan supporting mission projects. Rarely do I shop here and leave empty-handed. They even have a Facebook page!
Atmosphere: Nicely organized, clean store. I love to stop in here and check out their latest items.
Goods: Nice variety of merchandise including dishes, glassware, puzzles, books, shoes, craft items, limited furniture, household items, jewelry, clothes, and toys. All at very reasonable prices.
Recommendations: Definitely worth a stop if you are in the area.
Service: Friendly volunteers! They have a washer and dryer in the store’s basement and a volunteer washes donated clothing.
Return Rating: Definitely! We have shopped a number of times when in the area.