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Buffalo Exchange

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3450 N. 7th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 532-0144

Store Hours:
Monday–Saturday 10am–8pm
Sunday 11am–7pm


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Buffalo Exchange

227 W. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 968-2557

Location: off Mill Avenue at Ash

Store Hours:
Monday–Saturday 10am–9pm
Sunday 11am–7pm


GIFT CARDS–A FANTASTIC GIFT FOR ALL HOLIDAYS.

All Locations
Nov 28, 2014 to Dec 24, 2014

When you purchase a $50 or more Buffalo Exchange gift card in-store, you’ll receive $5 off coupon your next purchase. Find a Buffalo Exchange location near you.

Give someone the perfect gift with one simple click—a Buffalo Exchange gift card. You can purchase our e-gift card right from home!


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GIVE WARMTH

All Locations
Nov 28, 2014 to Dec 24, 2014

Help us give back to local charities through our Coats and Blankets drive, November 28–December 24. Donate gently used coats and blankets at any Buffalo Exchange location. Your contribution will provide warmth to those in need.

Your donations benefit:

Tucson Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault
Phoenix/Tempe Family Promise of Greater Phoenix
Las Vegas Las Vegas Rescue Mission
Berkeley BOSS (Building Opportunities for Self Sufficiency)
San Francisco Conard House
Ventura SWARM Housing Assistance Cooperative
San Diego Mex Mission
Washington DC Miriam's Kitchen
Atlanta Lost N' Found Youth
New Orleans Bridge and Grace House
Charlotte Crisis Assistance Ministry
Chicago Lincoln Park Zoo Coat Drive
Boston/Somerville Harvard Square Homeless Shelter
Minneapolis Simpson Housing Services
Philadelphia Feel the Warmth
New York ASCNYC (AIDS Service Center of New York City)
Portland Portland Rescue Mission
Eugene Egan Warming Center
Seattle Youth Care
Bellingham Light House Mission Ministries
Albuquerque Albuquerque Rescue Mission
Austin SafePlace
Houston Service of the Emergency Aid Resource Center for the Homeless (SEARCH)
Dallas The Stewpot
Los Angeles-area My Friends Place
Orange County-area Share Our Selves
Denver Denver Rescue Mission
Boulder Boulder Shelter for the Homeless


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open positions

ENTRY-LEVEL BUYERS
Phoenix - FT/PT
Tempe - FT/PT
Love fashion? Why not apply today! Your local Buffalo Exchange is always accepting applications for entry-level Buyer positions. Looking for cheerful, dependable, and energetic quick learners with knowledge of fabrics, styles, current retail trends and eras. Challenging, fun, fast-paced retail environment. As an employee, you'll receive on-the-job training in recycling fashion. No prior experience necessary. Part-time employees must be able to work 3 days a week, including at least one weekend day. This is not your regular retail job!

Join Buffalo Exchange, a values-based, growing organization practicing open-book management and business literacy training. A love of fashion and clothing is essential. Compensation is competitive and based on experience and credentials. Benefits include: health, dental, and vision insurance for employees working 20 hours or more per week; paid time off for part-time and full-time employees; profit-based bonuses; merchandise discount; a 401(k) retirement plan; career advancement; and extensive training.


"BEST ADULT CLOTHING RESALE" BY PHOENIX NEW TIMES

Phoenix New Times named Buffalo Exchange Best Adult Clothing Resale in the September Best Of Phoenix 2014 issue: “…there are three qualities common to great secondhand clothing stores, all on display here. First is interesting stuff on the racks, thanks to buyers who aren't just going for labels and trends. … Second: deals, like $35 for a pair of new J Brand jeans that retail for $150 and up. And third: conviviality … Sure, the buyers will reject most of what you bring in to sell, but they won't be rude about it … Bonus: good music to shop to.”

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"HOT SPOT TO BUY, SELL, TRADE" BY PHOENIX NEW TIMES

Phoenix New Times Jackalope Ranch listed Buffalo Exchange in “10 Best Shops for ASU Students in Tempe” on August 20, 2014: “… At this recycled fashion retailer, customers can buy, sell, or trade used and new clothing, shoes, and accessorizes. Because what's the best part about rocking a new top to class? Knowing that it cost you next to nothing.”

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"GREAT RESALE SHOPS" BY COLLEGE TIMES

College Times Fall 2014 Orientation Guide recommends Buffalo Exchange in “Lookin’ Good Getting Dressed, for cheap, like…” (page 36): “… There are so many great resale shops here in the Valley … Buffalo Exchange … buy used items including shoes, clothing and accessories. You can either get cash for your unwanted dud or trade them in for store credit to get something new to you that you love. …”

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"ONE-OF-A-KIND APPAREL" BY COLLEGE TIMES

College Times Fall 2014 Orientation Guide recommends Buffalo Exchange in “Great Thrift Stores” (page 36): “… Few places on Earth have better recycled fashion and vintage than Buffalo Exchange. Aside from cheap accessories, Buffalo has racks on racks on racks of one-of-a-kind apparel. …”

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"GOING RETRO FOR ITS BIRTHDAY" BY AZ BUSINESS MAGAZINE

AZ Business Magazine featured Buffalo Exchange in it’s Up Front section “Buffalo Exchange celebrates 40 years of success” in the May/June 2014 issue (page 6): “Like some of the fashion items it sells, Buffalo Exchange is going retro for its birthday. The Tucson-based fashion reseller is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a cross-country tour featuring a renovated 1969 Airstream trailer converted into a vintage pop-up shop. … ‘This project has highlighted the great artistic talent we have in our company,’ says Kerstin Block … ‘It truly celebrates the unique creative culture of Buffalo Exchange.’ Block’s focus on buying, selling, and trading fashionable and affordable clothing set the store apart from other reseller from the beginning. …"

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"SCORE SOME SAVINGS, HELP THE ENVIRONMENT" ABC 15 SMART SHOPPER

ABC 15’s Smart Shopper, Daphne Munro featured Buffalo Exchange’s Dollar Day Sale in “April 19: Pay $1 for designer clothes at Buffalo Exchange” on April 14, 2014: “Score some savings on used clothes and help our environment for Earth Day. … If you have not been to Buffalo Exchange, it is a resale store for clothes, shoes and accessories for the fashionable and trendy. … So you can always find great prices at resale clothing stores. So this $1 sale on Saturday makes it even better. …”

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"GREAT PRICES FOR REALLY FUN PIECES" FOX 10 PHOENIX

Phoenix’s KSAZ-TV Channel 10 News “Buffalo Exchange 40th Anniversary Celebration” on March 10, 2014, reporter Kristin Anderson visited our Airstream pop-up shop: “… I’m really excited about this, because I love Buffalo Exchange, this is a pop-up shop, and in honor of their 40th Anniversary they’re hitting the road … You’ve packed a lot of unique things in this Airstream. …” You can watch part 1 and part 2 on Fox.

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"COMMITMENT TO RE-PURPOSED FASHION" BY PHOENIX NEW TIMES

The Phoenix New Times featured Buffalo Exchange in "Buffalo Exchange Celebrates 40 Years with Vintage Airstream Pop-Up Shop in Tempe" on February 25, 2014: "The 1969 Airstream trailer ... will feature vintage clothing, Western-themed merchandise, and giveaways ... Buffalo Exchange staff up-cycled such salvaged items as sewing machines, thread spools, suitcases, and plumbing pipes to make cabinets, shelves, and clothing racks, tying it in with the store's long-standing commitment to re-purposed fashion."  

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buffalo bests

  • Listed in “5 Best Resale Shops in Metro Phoenix,” Phoenix New Times on November 11, 2014
  • Best Clothing Fashions (Locally Owned), Tucson Weekly, Best of Tucson 2014
  • Best Adult Clothing Resale, Shopping & Services, Phoenix New Times, Best Of Phoenix 2014
  • Best Place to Buy Vintage Clothing, Readers' Choice Contest, Phoenix New Times, Best Of Phoenix 2014
  • The Republic names Buffalo Exchange as No. 1 clothing boutique in “Who's Who in Business 2014: Companies that are growing Arizona” on July 7, 2014.
  • "If your closet is chock-full of funky youthful pieces and moderately priced mall purchases, this resale shop will be one of the best places for you to recycle your wardrobe. This eclectic shop has a little something for everyone." -- The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Jul 7, 2011
  • Best Vintage Clothing, Readers Choice, Phoenix New Times, Best of Phoenix 2011
  • Best boutique to accessorize, SWAY Swagger Awards 2011, Phoenix

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