consignment store

noun

US
: a store to which people bring items that they no longer want (such as old clothes, shoes, and equipment) to have them sold
I brought some old clothes to a consignment store, and when they were sold I received a portion of the sale price.

Examples of consignment store in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The consignment store in Downtown Dartmouth stocks a ton of high-end designer shoes and accessories as well as gently used mid-level designer clothing. Kaitlyn McInnis, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 The building once occupied by the Jackson Women’s Health Organization is now a high-end consignment store. Amy Davidson Sorkin, The New Yorker, 27 Mar. 2024 In September, Holcomb finally visited Index, a Portland sneaker consignment store. Kyle Melnick, Washington Post, 22 Dec. 2023 White River Junction, a longtime train hub, spent much of the 20th century in slow decline, but has lately been rebounding, with good food options like Trail Break Taps & Tacos and small shops like Gear Again, a very Vermont consignment store selling outdoor clothing and equipment. Tom Vanderbilt, Travel + Leisure, 27 Aug. 2023 About 15 to 20 small businesses will have booths inside the building, which will operate as a consignment store, managed by Uncommon employees. Kolbie Peterson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 July 2023 Brookins Smoken On The Go shares a Five Points area space with a thrift store/consignment store. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 6 June 2023 This boutique thrift and consignment store planned to open its second location in South Anchorage when the roof partially collapsed at its original shop near downtown — one of multiple roof collapses in Anchorage after heavy snowfall this winter. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, 11 Mar. 2023

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“Consignment store.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consignment%20store. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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