Consignment shop opens at Lacy's 08.04.2010

Written by David Green.

Sheila Thompson has heard enough people ask about opening a consignment retail store that she’s decided to give it a try.

The back room of her floral and bridal shop—Lacy’s Petals and Gifts—will soon be known as Back Door Bargains.

Thompson is now accepting good, used clothing on a consignment basis. She’s looking for a variety of garments, but not wedding gowns since she already sells those in the store.

She will also consider taking furniture and other items.

With current economic conditions, Thompson knows that people are looking for bargains and she’s hoping they’ll find them at the store.

For more information, call her at 517/458-6309. The store is located at 219 W. Main St. in Morenci. There’s also an entrance at the back door off the city parking lot.

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