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We get to choose.

Groucho Marx famously said that he wouldn’t want to be a part of any club that would have him. And yet, each of us belongs — whether actively or passively — to any number of groups and tribes which reinforce our beliefs and sense of belonging: churches, families, professional associations, personal posses, political affiliations. Each […]

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The environmental case for reuse

Many people think of Junket as a vintage shop (it’s true! We are!). What most people don’t realize, though, is that we’re also a social enterprise (a for-profit business that measures success not only in terms of financials, but also in terms of results in solving social and environmental problems). And we think it’s time […]

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A quick primer: options for selling your stuff

Every day, people walk into our store wanting to sell their belongings. And every day, we have to communicate – at risk of disappointing a potential reuse ally – that we don’t buy from the public. Over time, we’ve developed a fair amount of expertise about how to sell stuff (we regularly sold via a […]

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