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Shopping with a conscience: Woodstock’s newest thrift stores part of growing national trend

Ingrid Navarro, a Woodstock High School graduate and Aurora University student, helps in the Family Thrift Shop, which is owned by her mother, Iliana Cruz. “The store gives new life to things that people don’t want anymore,” Navarro said. (Independent photo by Ken Farver)
The Association of Resale Professionals reported in 2023 that the number of resale shops in the United States has increased by about 7 percent over each of the past two […]
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