Trading for Store Credit – An Alternative to Consignment

Consignment or Trade

Why Store Credit Instead of Consignment?

Consignment at reFresh is reserved for high-ticket items — items with a starting tag price of $75 or more. However, store credit is a great way to clean out your closet and find appreciative homes for your beloved, carefully maintained clothing. Everything that comes through this door is laundered and steamed to ensure that our inventory is clean and odor free. However, we really appreciate that the items you bring in be clean. Items that smell of cigarette smoke will be immediately rejected.

With consignment, the pay out can take between 20 and 180 days, depending on when/if the item sells. If the item sells quickly you get more, but if it lingers, the price and therefore your payout, drops, and you risk getting the item back.

The payout on items traded for store credit is less, but we are assuming all risks of the item selling — or not — and we take care of preparing the item for sale. You walk away with a clean closet, an account credit to use at your leisure and peace of mind that the job is done.

Our payout in store credit is based upon 33% of the 50% discounted original reFresh sales price.

NOTE: We sometimes discover defects in products when processing. Your account balance will be decreased for items that we are unable to sell. You will be emailed an explanation of the problem and have the option of picking up the defective garment or us tossing/donating it. 


  • Initial sales price of item is $100. It will likely sell for $50 (50% discount). We will pay out one-third of that amount in store credit of $16.50.  Any item with a starting price of $75 or more will be considered for consignment if you like. 
  • Initial sales price is $40. It will likely sell for $20 ($50% discount). We will pay out one-third of that amount in store credit of $6.60.

Whether you choose to consign or trade for store credit, you should check out  9 Tips to Avoid Consigning Hassles from

What We Need Today

  • Sweaters – All sizes
  • Tops – Size S, L, XL ,XXL
  • Dresses- Especially long sleeve, Day, Evening, Size S, L, XL, XXL
  • Coats – All Sizes
  • Scarves
  • Jewelry – Costume, All types.
  • Purses
  • Belts
  • Hats


We are not a typical consignment store. We go out and buy most of our inventory. We are delighed to take in items for store credit. We suggest thinking in terms of Macy’s and above for items to bring in. They should be clean and in like-new condition. Clothes that smell of cigarette smoke will not be accepted.

Trade Hours: Monday – Friday 10 – 1  & 3-5, Saturday 10-3  No appointment necessary

Brands We Do Not Accept:  This list changes frequently. It is not complete and changes from time to time as we encounter more low-end brands that do not fit our criteria.

  • Adam Levine


  • Canyon River Blues
  • Charlotte Russe
  • Cherokee


  • Faded Glory
  • Forever
  • Forever 21


  • Go Jane


  • Jacklyn Smith


  • Kmart


  • Merona
  • Metaphor
  • Mossimo


  • Niki Minaj


  • Old Navy



  • Say What
  • Simply Emma
  • Simply Styled


  • Target


  • Urban Behavior



  • Walmart
  • Wet Seal