Southern Thrift Store

★★★★☆

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I used to shop at this THRIFT store frequently. I have been in retail management for over 20 years and I like good deals. But, for the last year or so this THRIFT store's pricing is absolutely crazy. I can buy the same articles of clothing BRAND NEW for the prices they are asking. I continue to stop in and browse because my favorite deals store is right next door and I keep hoping I'll come across a fabulous bargain. The manager told me at one point when asked about the pricing, oh we're not really a thrift store, we're more like a T.J. Maxx. Hahahahahaha, really? Today I did come across that fabulous deal in the form of a large piece of furniture. I was not in a pickup truck and everyone I knew with a truck was at work since it was a weekday. I wanted to pay, (over a 100.00) for the item and them hold it until about 5:30 the CORPORATE head of the stores
(all 4) not 5000, 9000, 10,000 like the other retail corporate business I managed stores for, refused citing corporate policies.
Their customer service SUCKS!!!!!!! You're much better off shopping at Goodwill, Salvation Army or Music City Thrift stores.

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★☆☆☆☆

I used to shop at this THRIFT store frequently. I have been in retail management for over 20 years and I like good deals. But, for the last year or so this THRIFT store's pricing is absolutely crazy. I can buy the same articles of clothing BRAND NEW for the prices they are asking. I continue to stop in and browse because my favorite deals store is right next door and I keep hoping I'll come across a fabulous bargain. The manager told me at one point when asked about the pricing, oh we're not really a thrift store, we're more like a T.J. Maxx. Hahahahahaha, really? Today I did come across that fabulous deal in the form of a large piece of furniture. I was not in a pickup truck and everyone I knew with a truck was at work since it was a weekday. I wanted to pay, (over a 100.00) for the item and them hold it until about 5:30 the CORPORATE head of the stores
(all 4) not 5000, 9000, 10,000 like the other retail corporate business I managed stores for, refused citing corporate policies.
Their customer service SUCKS!!!!!!! You're much better off shopping at Goodwill, Salvation Army or Music City Thrift stores.

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I used to shop at the southern thrift in Donelson , it was my favorite THRIFT store. But the pricing has gotten laughable, and the manager thinks it is NOT a thrift store, but more like a T.J.Maxx. (yeah, right) If you make a purchase of a

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★★★★★

I used to shop at the southern thrift in Donelson , it was my favorite THRIFT store. But the pricing has gotten laughable, and the manager thinks it is NOT a thrift store, but more like a T.J.Maxx. (yeah, right) If you make a purchase of a

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How funny that one of the other reviewers thinks security is being called for every few minutes in this store! When most of the time it is a call for whichever employee is carrying the restroom key to go unlock the restroom at the request of a customer. I asked a manager about this one time. Try it. Go to the front counter and ask for the restroom to be unlocked and see if they don't announce for "Security, section #". And most times the person, depending on which cashier it is, will turn around and tell you someone is going back to unlock the door for you.
I've shopped the Donelson Southern Thrift store since the very 1st day it opened. Love it and will continue to shop there. I've found some tremendous bargains, but it is always at a thrift store hit or miss. That's why you have to go on a regular basis, because the merchandise changes almost daily.

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★★★★★

How funny that one of the other reviewers thinks security is being called for every few minutes in this store! When most of the time it is a call for whichever employee is carrying the restroom key to go unlock the restroom at the request of a customer. I asked a manager about this one time. Try it. Go to the front counter and ask for the restroom to be unlocked and see if they don't announce for "Security, section #". And most times the person, depending on which cashier it is, will turn around and tell you someone is going back to unlock the door for you.
I've shopped the Donelson Southern Thrift store since the very 1st day it opened. Love it and will continue to shop there. I've found some tremendous bargains, but it is always at a thrift store hit or miss. That's why you have to go on a regular basis, because the merchandise changes almost daily.

Pros: lots of merchandise, well organized, clean

Cons: high prices for a thrift store

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This big, well organized store is a bargain hunter's paradise! The store is very neat and clean and it's easy to find your size of all types of clothing, which is what I typically shop for there. The clothing tends to be in far better condition than what you will typically find at Goodwill and I have much better luck finding things I want here. While I have heard security paged over the intercom before as the first reviewer mentions, I have never once in all my many visits felt that anyone was watching or staring at me. If employees are sent to areas of the store where customers are shopping, that is as it should be. It is perfectly understandable for store employees to look out for the best interests of the store, and I feel the staff of Southern Thrift do this in a perfectly reasonable manner no different than you might expect to see at a store in the mall. This is a wonderful place to shop. Of all Southern Thrift's locations, this is the best, though the new one on Harding Place comes very close and should not be missed!

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★★★★★

This big, well organized store is a bargain hunter's paradise! The store is very neat and clean and it's easy to find your size of all types of clothing, which is what I typically shop for there. The clothing tends to be in far better condition than what you will typically find at Goodwill and I have much better luck finding things I want here. While I have heard security paged over the intercom before as the first reviewer mentions, I have never once in all my many visits felt that anyone was watching or staring at me. If employees are sent to areas of the store where customers are shopping, that is as it should be. It is perfectly understandable for store employees to look out for the best interests of the store, and I feel the staff of Southern Thrift do this in a perfectly reasonable manner no different than you might expect to see at a store in the mall. This is a wonderful place to shop. Of all Southern Thrift's locations, this is the best, though the new one on Harding Place comes very close and should not be missed!

Pros: huge selection, very organized, clothing in good condition

Cons: Price tags attached to clothes with potentially damaging staples that hurt if you catch one!

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I always find something every time I visit this thrift store. The brands are incredible (even found a Christian Dior top once) and they usually have clothing that is new with tags. I've never had issues with the staff as the other reviewer described. The clothing is well organized. I even find Polo and Children's Place labels for my toddler there (in good to great condition).

The prices are cheaper than most thrift stores. Definitely the best thrift store in town as far as I'm concerned. It has been my little secret andI hesitated to write a review, but the info should be shared : ).

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★★★★★

I always find something every time I visit this thrift store. The brands are incredible (even found a Christian Dior top once) and they usually have clothing that is new with tags. I've never had issues with the staff as the other reviewer described. The clothing is well organized. I even find Polo and Children's Place labels for my toddler there (in good to great condition).

The prices are cheaper than most thrift stores. Definitely the best thrift store in town as far as I'm concerned. It has been my little secret andI hesitated to write a review, but the info should be shared : ).

Pros: Clothing well organized, better labels put in separate sections, unbelievable prices

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Very unpleasant place. Store is pathetic pseudo-police state. I have visit three times, during each of these visits employees perpetually call "security" to various areas seemingly every 3-5 minutes. At which time one of their lowly employees comes to indicated area and pretends to be working whilst staring at customers; a primitive psychological tactic used to deter theivery. My only asumption was that at least half of their customer base are career theives. I found it all humorours yet irritating until a very gross negro employee continued staring at me with crazed hateful gaze whilst I browse furniture. She was probably "high" on substances as she appeared to be drooling on self whilst staring at me, it became so obnoxious that I left. She was somewhat entertaining and funny to look at (like observing creatures at zoo) but she would not cease and go away so it became quite irritating. I will never patronize this cesspool again, experience is simply too bizarre and unpleasant.

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★☆☆☆☆

Very unpleasant place. Store is pathetic pseudo-police state. I have visit three times, during each of these visits employees perpetually call "security" to various areas seemingly every 3-5 minutes. At which time one of their lowly employees comes to indicated area and pretends to be working whilst staring at customers; a primitive psychological tactic used to deter theivery. My only asumption was that at least half of their customer base are career theives. I found it all humorours yet irritating until a very gross negro employee continued staring at me with crazed hateful gaze whilst I browse furniture. She was probably "high" on substances as she appeared to be drooling on self whilst staring at me, it became so obnoxious that I left. She was somewhat entertaining and funny to look at (like observing creatures at zoo) but she would not cease and go away so it became quite irritating. I will never patronize this cesspool again, experience is simply too bizarre and unpleasant.

Pros: Very nice selection and good prices.

Cons: obvious as described in review

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I love Southern Thrift. Never worked there, never will. I go there enough I wish they had a frequent shopper card. You will need some time to kill to effectively canvas the store and find the best deals. Your time will be well spent as will your dollar. The store is clean and bright. The stock goes out near daily, if not daily, so you'll always see something new. There is some way over-priced merchandise, but overall, if you spend the time looking and you know your pricing - you'll find something to be happy about! I often mention the deals I find here to my sister in California when we chat, so when she was here visiting and we were trying to figure out what to do on her visit, she wanted to visit Southern Thrift! She loved it too!

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★★★★☆

I love Southern Thrift. Never worked there, never will. I go there enough I wish they had a frequent shopper card. You will need some time to kill to effectively canvas the store and find the best deals. Your time will be well spent as will your dollar. The store is clean and bright. The stock goes out near daily, if not daily, so you'll always see something new. There is some way over-priced merchandise, but overall, if you spend the time looking and you know your pricing - you'll find something to be happy about! I often mention the deals I find here to my sister in California when we chat, so when she was here visiting and we were trying to figure out what to do on her visit, she wanted to visit Southern Thrift! She loved it too!

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I enjoy shopping there. The store is very clean and organized. Of course its pot lucks. You can go in one day and not find anything you would like to buy, but then you can go back and buy all kinds of things. So don??t give up if you do not find what you want on the first try. It??s in an old strip mall and there are plenty of parking spaces and in a very safe part of town to shop. Some of the stuff they sale is overpriced. I refuse to buy it. I think is bad business to sale stuff that is given to them for free and they wanted to sale some of it almost re-tail price. Come on that is why people shop there to get stuff for cheap. If they have to buy used stuff at almost re-tail then we can go to Wal-Mart and get brand new. But even though some of the stuff is WAY overpriced, you still can find bargains especially when it??s on sales, you go by the colors coded price tags and if it??s the color of the day you get it hafe price. So you can save big that way. But all and all, its not a bad place to shop and yes I have walked out of there happy with what I bought. Its worth the trip if you live near there which I do.

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★★★☆☆

I enjoy shopping there. The store is very clean and organized. Of course its pot lucks. You can go in one day and not find anything you would like to buy, but then you can go back and buy all kinds of things. So don??t give up if you do not find what you want on the first try. It??s in an old strip mall and there are plenty of parking spaces and in a very safe part of town to shop. Some of the stuff they sale is overpriced. I refuse to buy it. I think is bad business to sale stuff that is given to them for free and they wanted to sale some of it almost re-tail price. Come on that is why people shop there to get stuff for cheap. If they have to buy used stuff at almost re-tail then we can go to Wal-Mart and get brand new. But even though some of the stuff is WAY overpriced, you still can find bargains especially when it??s on sales, you go by the colors coded price tags and if it??s the color of the day you get it hafe price. So you can save big that way. But all and all, its not a bad place to shop and yes I have walked out of there happy with what I bought. Its worth the trip if you live near there which I do.

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