Port City Thrift

 

113 College Park Rd. Suite E -
Ladson, SC 29456 (Map)
Open Monday - Saturday 10:00am until 5:30pm
Sunday 12 Noon to 4:00pm
Contact Store Manager, Tom Mitchell:
tom@PortCityThrift.com
843-573-7037(Store)
843-814-2007 (Cell)


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We are having a sale of Depression Glass By Invitation Only! Fill in the form below to RSVP.


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"We Attempt To Be A True Thrift Store, Serving The Communities of Summerville, Ladson, Goose Creek,
Hanahan, Moncks Corner & North Charleston, With Real Thrift Store Prices!"
--Store Manager, Tom Mitchell
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We're a 4,000 sf thrift store in Ladson. We specialize in used furniture, home decor, small kitchen appliances, a few collectibles and antiques, some odds and end, all at true thrift store prices.

 

8 mins. Summerville
8.2 mins. Hanahan
10 mins. Goose Creek
16 mins. N. Charleston
25 mins. Moncks Corner

When Robin and I opened our doors on April 3rd, 2012, we had three goals in mind:  

  1. Provide a wide selection of decorative and unique items for our customers. 
     
  2. Provide the most affordable, thrift store prices in the community.  
     
  3. Have a large, clean store that was laid out properly, where customers could see and easily find everything, (the wide aisles makes the store wheel chair friendly).  

Our store is built on the traditional thrift store business model, including WiFi Internet access, high-definition TV viewing, and easy-listening music. We consider our store a new kind of thrift store. 


-Tom & Robin

 

 

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We are having a sale of Depression Glass By Invitation Only!

Fill in the form below to RSVP.


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Spend $5.00 or more between April 16th and 19th and you'll be entered in the drawing to win a $50.00 dinner card and 2 movie tickets!

Just for shopping at
Port City Thrift.

 

How To Get Your Ticket:

Come into the store, and make a minimum purchase of $5.00, and you'll receive a ticket stub, and be entered in the drawing for Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 2:00pm.



 

Port City Thrift has developed a mobile app for Android devises, the Apple app will be available next week.

Our mobile app will allow our customers to:

  • See Featured Items
  • Find us on Google Maps with directions
  • Live Video Feed
  • Access discount coupons
  • provide immediate feedback or comments
  • Find all thrift stores on map
    • Store Name, Address, Phone number, etc.
    • How far away from your current location
  • And more
 

Scan the QR code to download the application to your mobile device

 


Click here or on image to view live broadcast.


We are thinking about having an auction once a month for our customers. You can bring in items that you want to sell at the auction. Of course, you can have fun and bid on things that you want to buy.


 

We Provide House & Estate CleanOut Service.

Fill out the form below to receive a free estimate on
how much we'll pay you to clean out your home?

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We remove furniture, and all contents of home, including closets, attics, bathrooms, kitchens, and garages.

When you want the contents of a home removed, and you:

  • don't want to give it away
  • you don't have the time or interest to do a yard sale
  • scared of Craigslist
  • don't want to do an estate sale or auction

Contact Port City Thrift: click here to send email or
send text to: 843.814.2007.

If You've:

  • Lost your lease
  • Decided to walk away from your house and mortgage payments
  • Fallen behind in your rent & your stuff is being put out
  • Moved into a new place and need old furniture and contents removed

We will pay you money for the stuff and haul it all away!!!

Furniture
Appliances
Household Accumulations
Singles Items to Entire Contents

We'll Come And Pick It Up!


When Janice won, she said some very nice things about Port City Thrift: "The first thing that I love about the store is the wide selction of cool stuff they have. I love the pricing, it's always where it should be and the customer service is top-notch."


To celebrate Valentine's Day: Starting Saturday, Feb. 8th, Port City Thrift in Ladson is having a drawing every Saturday during the month of February to help our customers celebrate Valentine's Day with someone they love.

We're going to feed you, and send you and a love one to see any movie that
you want!!! Just for shopping at
Port City Thrift.

Each Saturday, a winner will receive a $50.00 Dinner card, two movie tickets and $1,000 in grocery store coupon savings.

How To Get Your Ticket:

Come into the store, and make a minimum purchase of $7.50, and you'll receive a ticket stub, and be entered in the drawing for the coming Saturday.


 

 


Port City Thrift has been commissioned to sell several prints by Don Stivers!

"The Promise" (click on image for a larger image)
Prints.com: $1019.95 Click here
Ebay: $1034.99 Click here

Our Price: $875.00 Framed


 



"The Chase At Rattlesnake Springs"
(click on image for a larger image)

Ebay: $500.00 Click here

Our Price: TBA - Framed

 



Click on the above image and bring the coupon to the store on:

24th - 25th & 26th of January
Friday - Saturday & Sunday ONLY!!!

 


 


 

 


January 15, 2014: Blue Carnival Glass Pitcher and 8 Goblet Set in the Harvest Grape Pattern by Indiana Glass in our store, right now. We have it priced at $89.95!

January 13, 2014: What a great response we've received from people that have brought us things to buy. In one case we purchased the contents of the entire house.

January 5, 2014: This starts on Monday and runs through Saturday.

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Make a purchase, scan the QR Code to Check-in on Facebook, and you'll receive a 10% discount and be entered to win a $25.00 Dinner Card and Movie Tickets for 2. Drawing will be on Saturday, January 11th at Noon!!!


 

January 1, 2014: HAPPY NEW YEAR!


December 27, 2013: Starting January 1, 2014, all of our customers will get a chance to win two movie tickets and $25.00 dinner coupon for two.

 

December 19, 2013: It' s always a treat for me when a customer comes into the store and finds exactly what they're looking for.

It's particularly good when a customer finds something that reminds them of a loved one or a good experience when they were younger or a child.

This Christmas holiday is special because my two daughters and son will be home for the holidays.

I'm proud of my children, my son Tom is a Junior at UNC School of the Arts, in Winston-Salem, and Zoe is a Sophomore at Berklee College of Music, in Boston, and Samantha graduated last year from Coppin State University in Baltimore.

We will all spend a few days in beautiful, sunny and warm Florida.


December 17, 2013: Because we are a thrift store, and we help people save money, we thought it'd be a good idea if we also helped you save gas money by showing you the cheapest gas in your area.

Click on the map below to see a map of the cheapest gasoline near you.


 

December 16, 2013: We are very pleased to announce that we recently won The Ladson Award Program! Click here to read the Press Release the award company sent out about us!!! WOW!



December 16, 2013
: Our customers really know how to transform something nice into something elegant.

Jennifer did a really nice job on a lamp that she bought at PCT.

And to thank you for sharing this with us, the next time you come into the store, I'm going to give you a $25.00 Dinner Card that you can use just about anywhere in the Lowcountry.

December 15, 2013: Christmas is almost here, and we've been busy, busy, busy at the store.

Don't forget, if you need some cash, bring any unwanted gift cards to the store and we'll give you cash or let you use it to shop in the store.

Come on in for the details or click here.


December 5, 2013: We are sending out the second text message to our customers that are members of our "First To Know VIP Club".

Signup now to receive this next text and password to the VIP Club.
Some interesting things have come our way, and you'll be the first to see them.

As a VIP Member, you'll get to see pictures and prices of new items before the general public, including people that receieve our weekly eMail Newsletter. Membership Benefits:

  • If you see something that you want, contact us and we will hold it for you.
  • A 10% discount on all of your purchases as long as you're a member. Just show your text.
  • A shopping service is also available where we attempt to find what you want.

Fill in the form below to become a member and/or click here to see more details.

 


December 2, 2013: Tis the Christmas season, and I for one am glad it's here! Robin and I intend to end this year on a high note by offering some pretty good deals.

November 24, 2013: Bring any gift card to Port City Thrift and use it to shop in the store or redeem it for cash.


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Is It Okay To Buy A Christmas Gift From A Thrift Store?


November 16, 2013
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My guess is that some people would say, "Ewwww, no way!". However, there is a growing segment of the population that would say, "Heck yeah.", and they would say that for all the right reasons.

One of those reason being the option to give someone that you love, a gift that is unique, affordable and has been gently loved and appreciated by another special person.

As an example, you can't walk into Target or Walmart and buy an original copy of The National Geographic Magazine that was printed in April, 1919.

That would be an amazing gift to give someone (a 94 year old publication), and that gift cost you under $20.00.

The issue is in the store today.

What Things Cost In 1919?:

The average house cost $7,385
Equivalent today: $93,402

The average car cost $525
Equivalent today: $6,640

The average wage was $920
Equivalent today: $11,636

Dial telephones are introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company and the popup toaster was invented.

Each week until Christmas Eve, we at Port City Thrift will show you a unique gift or two that you can't buy at the big box stores but will be for sale at Port City Thrift.

However, lets not rush past Thanksgiving to get to the Christmas Holiday Season. Robin and I hope that everyone has a great Thanksgiving.


 

November 16, 2013: Come into the store on Wednesday, November 20th and I'll give you a free food coupon

 

November 11, 2013: Starting today, with each purchase, all customers will receive two free glassware of their choosing from our table of glassware.
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November 9, 2013: Look for our in-store signage about how to save 20% on all purchases today!

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November 5, 2013: Our new digital billboard ad is up on I-26 at Aviation Blvd. (on left side), heading West toward Summerville.

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November 1, 2013: A new month starts today and we just ordered some NFL & College Beer Buckets. If you don't see your favorites below, send us an email and we'll order one for you.

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October 24, 2013: Starting on Monday, October 28th, everyone, including customers, non-customers and vendors, can consign items they want to sell on PortCitysaleConsignment.com.

 

There is no fee involved, it's free to all. Our online consignment store follows the standard rules that most brick & motor consignment stores follow. When the item sells, we will do a 70/30 spit with the seller.

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Go to the website and send me an email or send me an email using the form below:

 

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October 18, 2013: Mary & Sara from MEDcare are here taking checking our customers blood pressure for free. You don't need a doctor or appointment, just come on in.

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October 15, 2013: Free Blood Pressure Checks: Don't forget we've partnered with MEDCARE to come to Port City Thrift this Friday, October 18th between 11:00am and 2:00pm to conduct free blood pressure checks for everyone that wants one!

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October 14, 2013: What a fantastic week for auctions! Robin hit another home run, which means great stuff and prices for our shoppers, come and get it!!! Sold on eBay 12/10/2011 for $22.00, our price is $24.95.

Here is a picture of one of the more vintage items:

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This is a wonderful and very colorful unused vintage gambling punchboard. It is called, "Charlie Ten Spots," and none of the holes have been punched! The punch, which is encased on the back, has never been opened. Click here for Worthpoint.com.

 

October 10, 2013: I spoke with Bill Sloan today, and he's pretty excited about coming to the store Friday, the 11th at 4:30pm and talking about credit repair, WIlls, and foreclosure defense.

 

October 6, 2013: We just emailed our latest Port City Thrift Weekly Newsletter for the week of October 7, 2013. Click here to read.

 

October 3, 2013: We are launching our grocery store coupon offer today at 8:30am.

You have to go to our Facebook page to claim your coupon booklet.

We are only giving away 50 of them to our customers, and this offer expires Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 5:030pm. Be sure to read the Terms.

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October 1, 2013: We launched our new Weekly Newsletter format. If you didn't receive it via email, click on the button below to read the latest issue.

If you would like to subscribe to our weekly newsletter, click here.

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September 29, 2013: This is my first pallet project, and it turned out pretty good. I made it for my wife. It'll be in the store tomorrow, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.

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September 27, 2013: This Singer model 301 is considered to be one of Singer's finest, heavy duty sewing machines. This model was Copyright 1951, 1952 and 1953, and is priced at $249.95 and that includes the cabinet.

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September 26, 2013: We are getting so many Likes on our Facebook page, I just had to make a public "Thank You" to all of the people/customers that are making Port City Thrift a success.13

Click on the link below to see for yourself.

 

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September 25, 2013: The NARTS (National Association of Resale and Thrift Stores) marketing seminar in Atlanta was terrific. We learned quite a few things.

 

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September 19, 2013: We are picking up various sizes of pallets for those of you interested 23 DYI pallet projects.

They will be broken down, tied into bundles and priced by size.

 

 

30Wednesday, September 18, 2013: We are conducting a survey  about the store (scroll down, it's below the fold, on the right) and would like for you to take a minute and answer six questions.

Come into the store after you take the survey, and let me know and you'll receive a 10% store wide discount!

 

 

Thursday, September 19, 2013: Is FREE DAY at Port City Thrift!!! Come into the store today and take something off the Free Table. You don't have to buy anything or do anything, it's free!

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September 13, 2013: It's official, we have a partnership with MEDcare Urgent Care Center, and our first Health Day for our community is scheduled for Friday, October 18, 2013 between 11am-2pm.

Please come to and take advantage of the free medical stuff we're providing to our community, customers and anyone that wants to stop by. All are welcome!

 

September 13, 2013: Robin and I will be attending a meeting for resale professionals in Atlanta, GA on September 22, 2013. Once our membership is accepted, we will be one of only 4 stores in the Low Country that are members of this international organization.

 

September 8, 2013: Robin and I are excited, starting September 16th, we will be providing pallet project kits for certain22 DYI projects.

If you have a Pinerest DIY pallet project that you'd like us to collect the components and provide you a complete kit, please click here and let us know.

 

September 4, 2013: I had a good meeting with Mary DeLuca, Marketing Cordinator with MedCare, Urgent Care Center today about scheduling a "health day" at Port City Thrift for our community.

 

September 3, 2013: We recently bought 25 Full & Queen size bed frames at auction. They are bundled and ready for you to pickup: priced at $24.95 for Full size and $32.50 for Queen size.

 


And Even More Stuff That's In The Store Today!

 

 

 

 

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April 15, 2014

 

April 14, 2014

 

April 5, 2014

Over 100 Casino Glass Inserts

 

March 31, 2014

 

March 30, 2014

March 24, 2014

March 17, 2014

March 5, 2014

 

 


Cell Phone Handset - Reduces Radiation
To Your Brain By 97%!

iMobifone offers retro handheld headsets (97% radiation free!) for use with: iPhone, Smartsphones, laptops and iPads.

Started with 50 and know we have 48 left in the store! They are $9.95 each.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Video of front of store: November 25, 2013

 

Video of kitchen aisle: November 13, 2013

 

Video of our decorative Christmas items: November 11, 2013.

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