Buying and selling secondhand affords myriad benefits, like snagging last season’s Chanel single flap leather handbag for 70-percent off or recouping some of the investment spent on a bespoke gown that now fits snugger than O.J. Simpson’s glove. And while some consider consignment and resale “icky,” the $17.5 billion industry, according to a recent profile conducted by D&B Hoovers, has grown into an environmental movement, keeping others’ times-up treasures away from landfills and oxygenating small businesses. Here, four successful consignees share their insider experience for giving consignment a go.
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Meet six local students who are changing the notion children should be seen, not heard. From hosting beach cleanups to organizing charity walks and 5K races, these young adults are living proof that Anne Frank was correct when she wrote, “No one has ever become poor by giving.”
After a tragedy comes an overwhelming, undeniable groundswell for something better