Economy Shop Claremont


The Economy Shop will reopen after the break on August 21, 2024.

Shop Hours

Wed: 10am-4pm
Thursday: 10am-4pm
Friday: 10am-4pm 

Donations: Monday: 9-11am Tuesday: 9-11am & During Store Hours

Claremont Mayor, Ed Reece presents an award to Rich Laughton, President of The Economy Shop’s Board of Directors

recognizes the
Economy Shop at November 12, 2023 Celebration

Claremont After-School Programs (CLASP) celebrated 18 years of after-school services to Claremont Unified School District students on Sunday, November 12 in a ceremony at Claremont Graduate University’s President’s House. CLASP also recognized nonprofit thrift store the Economy Shop for its continuous support and 90 years of service to the community.

The Economy Shop Celebrated its

 90th Anniversary 

1933 – 2023

2023 Shop Maintenance Projects

During the summer close, volunteers/shop manager were busy:

  • Rearranged the shop merchandise

  • Attended to cleaning and painting

  • Upgraded small fixture and displays

2022 Interior Improvements

Interior improvements over the summer included:

  • 2 new chandeliers in the windows
  • New throw rugs
  • New louver doors
  • Come in and enjoy browsing our delightful selection of items.
  • New arrivals every week!

2021 Interior Remodel

Interior remodel  included:

  • A new floor

  • Interior painting

  • New lighting

  • Other miscellaneous items

  • There was no cost to The Economy Shop as all improvements were donated 

“Love this adorable little shop. We found some amazing pieces! Great customer service, just be sure to bring Cash.”
“I can always find something nice here whether it’s clothing or something for our home. The staff is awesome and all volunteers!”
“Very friendly staff. Always find good deals here.”
“Really lovely shop! Make sure you check store hours before you decide to visit.”
“Very unexpected shop, with interesting and cute little things! Definitely worth the visit.”