8. What’s the deal with that bell? It rings every 30 minutes to let shoppers know new products are coming out on the floor. Stick around and see what new treasures are coming. You don’t want to miss out!
7. Why are the clothes organized by color? Have you ever heard the phrase, “The eye buys”? Color coding keeps the store looking organized and helps shoppers find what they are looking for. For example, you know you need a red top to match a new skirt OR you need something in purple to expand your wardrobe. Here’s the other thing. While you’re sifting through, you may find something you didn’t know you needed.
6. How do I get the best price on furniture? Furniture is marked down everyday. So if it’s not a price you want to pay, keep checking back. But there is one problem with this. The item could get scooped up.
5. Why don’t you sell jewelry in every store? Instead of selling jewelry individually, Goodwill puts all sorts of pieces in a “Jewelry Jar”. It’s $29.99 and you can usually find it at the register. You never know what you’re getting with this!
4. Do they wash the clothes? No. Goodwill doesn’t wash clothes before they are put out on the floor.
3. Why should I get a rewards card? Reward card holders get special deals on holidays like the 4th of July. Also, senior shoppers and members of the military save 25% on Wednesdays. Each time you shop and use your reward card, you rack up points. Get enough points, and you will save some more!
2. Where can I get electronics? Goodwill sells some electronics in stores. Palmetto Goodwill also has a store devoted just to computers. It’s called Computer Works. You can get all sorts of deals on all sorts of computers and computer parts. They also sell DVDs, CDs, and can even repair your computer.
1. Does Goodwill make a huge profit off free stuff they sell? No. More than 90% of revenue from the retail stores goes toward mission services. That means the revenue goes toward employment training for people looking for jobs; it’s used to help people after they face a disaster like a fire or flood, etc.