Review: Salvation Army Got Greedy
Such a disappointment. The Salvation Army thrift store on Virginia Beach Blvd is one of several thrift stores I visit. Over time, I noticed many disturbing trends including over-priced items, torn and stained clothing, and chipped ceramics priced the same as good ceramics. Needless-to-say, this thrift-store is not one of my first choices for shopping, which is sad considering the Salvation Army's positive mission. But when a store gets greedy and thinks it can hide behind a socially worthy cause and use the good name of it's organization to take advantage of customers, they hurt everyone involved.
You must be wondering, what event set me off to give a bad review? Well, let's take the example of the Vintage Patio Snack Set (pictured on left).
The Story: One day, I was shopping in this Salvation Army store on Virginia Beach Blvd. when I spotted a vintage snack plate set (matching bowls and cups) mint in the box. Not only was this a really cool find, but there were three boxes. Three mint in the box sets. The only problem was that they were over priced at $9.98. So, after a quick Internet search on my Continue Reading. . .