I want to sell my used clothing. What are my choices?
Are you are asking, "where can I sell my used clothing?" Recycling unwanted clothing from your closet is a win-win. You get rid of things you no longer want, you eliminate clutter, and you can recoup some of the money spent on those items. But where to sell them?
You have a lot of options.
Things to consider when deciding where to sell your clothes include:
There are several types of selling platforms to choose from. Decide the pros and cons of each, and determine which one may work best for you. Be sure to check out the selling policies of your potential selling location so you're fully informed before you go ahead.
If you have better label brands, then consignment shops may be the best place for you. Consignment means that you retain ownership until your items sell. Most shops are 'mom and pop' businesses that are locally owned and operated.
If time is an issue and you're looking for fast cash, resale shops may be your venue. Here you are transferring ownership of your items to the store, where they can sell them at what price they choose. Many shops are local, but there are now more online options that you mail your items to.
Thrift stores are places to donate any unwanted clothing. They are considered non-profit, and are set up to donate a portion of their sales to a charitable cause or organization. You can check out where a thrift store donates to, and how much of their sales are contributed. An excellent way to donate to a favorite charity. A super quick way to clean out your closet, but the monetary payout is small.
Believe it or not, the classifies are alive and doing well! You can still use many of the original places to post your unwanted items for sale, such as your local newspaper, but now the internet has allowed the masses to post their items for millions to see. Posting your new and used clothing for sale yourself is a lot more work, which may (or may not) reap a higher reward than
Hopefully, this will help answer your question, "how can I sell my unwanted clothing?" Once you decide which type of selling sounds best for you, search online to see what options you have. If you choose an online venue, you can see if they’ve created an app, which will make it easy to use your smart phone to make money. If you choose to sell local, do a search with your city name to see what local shops can service you. Check out a potential store - see what merchandise they carry, the decor, and the clientele. If it seems like a good fit, start with a small amount of items, and see how your items sell.
Around Again Consignments will be happy to answer any questions you have about selling your new & used clothing. Call us at 919-872-7283 to schedule your consignment appointment.