Jewelry top selling item on Goodwill's online platform
129 goodwill organizations sell through the ShopGoodwill.com platform operated by the Goodwill of Orange County, California. The site has done over $1B in sales over the past three years, with jewelry being the top sales category.
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"Suydam said 129 Goodwill organizations throughout the country list and sell items on the site.
Goodwill sellers have the option of listing items at a fixed price, she said, but the auctions generate more value. “It helps the market set the price,” she said. “Sometimes some really valuable things go through the site. It becomes competitive and the winning bid gets it.”
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"Jewelry is the most popular online item, followed by clothing, computers, electronics, collectibles, toys and games. More than 90% of an item’s sale price goes back to its local Goodwill community to support the specific needs of job seekers there, officials said."