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Subject: Goodwill Last Saturday of the Month Deals!
Date Posted: 9/1/2009 10:14 AM ET
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We don't have a Goodwill near our home but I was driving home from my parent's house last Saturday and we drove a by a Goodwill store and noticed the sign said "most items 50% off". I stopped and discovered that the last Saturday of every month they have 50% off all clothes, housewares, shoes, handbags, books (!). etc. There were a few items that were not included in the sale, Halloween stuff, new items, etc. but most of the store was 50% off! My daughter found 7 tops for fall and winter (long sleeve t's and sweaters) and they each ended up being $2 apiece and I found 3 books, 2 for the kids and one for me and my total was $15 and some change. A great deal!

Date Posted: 9/3/2009 7:58 PM ET
Member Since: 6/11/2006
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good deal.

Date Posted: 9/4/2009 9:00 PM ET
Member Since: 11/28/2008
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I will have to find out if it is that way near me. Definitely a good deal.

Date Posted: 9/11/2009 5:52 PM ET
Member Since: 4/17/2008
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A lot of thrift stores around my area do this.

Ex: on Sunday a certain color tag will be 5 for 1.00.

I will buy clothes for my kids for the following  year.

Some thrift stores have a little flyer for each month about the sales.

You can find nice things if you shop out of season.

Date Posted: 9/11/2009 8:24 PM ET
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I love Goodwill sales!

Date Posted: 9/16/2009 2:36 PM ET
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Our Goodwill stores are insanely priced. We picked up some books not to long ago, about 15 - 17 of them, most places they are 10 cents to 75 cents at that, when she got done ringing them up it came to $62.00 I walked off with out them!

Date Posted: 10/30/2009 5:20 PM ET
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My Goodwill stores price their books very high also.  I bought a HC copy of Da Vinci Code from Goodwill for $8.50.  Most of the MMPB goes for $2.49 and HC can be up to 50% of cover price.  I've never seen a 10 - 75 cents book at any of the Goodwill stores in my city.