If you find yourself living on a tight budget, newly unemployed, or just plain broke in this economy, you might be looking for ways to cut your spending. An easy way to do this is to get familiar with thrift stores located in or around Fort Worth. Thrift stores are a great way to cut your monthly costs by picking up items at steep discounts. You may even find brand new items with tags.
2444 Jacksboro Hwy.
Fort Worth, TX 76114
Thrift Town now has a website, and six Texas locations, including one right here in Fort Worth. Thrift Town is excellent for clothing for all ages, antiques, kitchenware, sporting goods, books and music. It is well lit, well organized, and ample staff available to assist you.
McCart Thrift Center
5203 McCart Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76115
McCart Thrift Center boasts bilingual staff (English and Spanish) and a huge shopping center. Located inside an old grocery store building, you will find rows and rows of colorful clothing; a much wider selection than your local department store. This thrift store also features jewelry, name brand purses, and a large section of baby items. Ask for a shopper’s card to grab up even better bargain prices on Sundays!
The Salvation Army Thrift Store
2408 Azle Ave.
Fort Worth, TX, 76106
The Salvation Army is a Christian based organization. Focusing on clothing, toys, and furniture, all proceeds go towards the Salvation Army’s mission to provide disaster relief, aid and social services. On Azle Ave, the staff can assist you in either Spanish or English.
4005 Campus Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76119
The outlet store on Campus Drive features everything you can expect from a thrift store. It’s a very large location and has a wide selection of clothing, furniture, kitchen ware, appliances, jewelry, accessories, baby items, and toys. This location is always busy. The staff will be able to tell you when new items are added to shelves if you would like to time your arrival.
6297 Granbury Rd.
Fort Worth, TX 76133
The retail store on Granbury Rd. is a smaller location, and has a wider selection of household goods than you would normally expect at a thrift store. Also available are clothing, baby items, and books. This store features costumes seasonally.
Berry Good Buys
1701 W. Berry St.
Fort Worth, TX 76110
As a smaller than average store, don’t make the mistake of overlooking Berry Good Buys. You can find mostly furniture, clothing, jewelry, shoes, and accessories here. Some clothing items are vintage. Expect a higher price for vintage items, though it is still a steep discount. Proceeds from this store benefit a local women’s haven.
Texas Family Thrift
3137 Denton Hwy.
Haltom City, TX 76117
Texas Family Thrift has a lower reputation among Fort Worth area thrift shoppers than many other easily accessible stores. It would be best to go on Monday or Tuesday as these are half price days. The prices are slightly higher than you would expect to find, though there are still good bargains to be had if you are willing to take a shot and look thoroughly.
6500 Denton Hwy.
Watauga, TX 76148
Kellys Kloset is a boutique resale shop featuring items on consignment. This store specializes in name brand clothing, purses, jewelry, and sunglasses. They are picky about what they take, you will not find name brand clothing here than looks too worn, with holes or with missing buttons. Kellys Kloset is exactly where you want to shop if your goal is to find name brand items at bargain prices.
Cornerstone Thrift Store
3500 Noble Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76111
Cornerstone Thrift Store is over 20,000 square feet of retail space featuring clothing, appliances, furniture, baby items, accessories, and more. With steep discount prices, Cornerstone is a haven for the bargain hunter. Cornerstone is a Christian organization with proceeds from sales going to benefit their local charity.
North’s Plus Size Retail Boutique
3901 W. Arkansas Lane #115
Arlington, TX 76016
North’s features discount clothing that is plus sized. An excellent opportunity for those who don’t want to shuffle through all the regular sizes to find what they need at a generic thrift store. The items are well organized, and stylish. This is a definite boon for all plus sized thrift shoppers.