National Thriftshop Day celebrated on August 17th USL August 14, 2015 USL Stories National Thriftshop Day is a day for a real bargain. “Thriftshops” is an old term for stores that sell items deeply discounted merchandise. It’s not always the highest quality, but the price is right. You know these stores better today as discount department stores and dollar stores. Watch for sales and specials today at Thriftshops in celebration of National Thriftshop Day. If you are a store owner, create a sale around this special day, and watch your August sales sizzle! The Origin of National Thriftshop Day: Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. Without a doubt, a thrift shop somewhere started this special day. It most likely originated when a Thrift store promoted a summer sale. Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.