Savers

Savers

Savers, Inc. headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, is a privately held for-profit thrift store chain offering secondhand shopping. An international company, Savers has more than 200 locations throughout the United States, Canada and Australia, and receives its merchandise through direct donations and by paying cash to non-profit organizations for donated clothing and household items. Savers is known as Value Village in the Pacific Northwest of the United States and most of Canada, and Village des Valeurs in Quebec. In Australia and other regions of the United States, the stores share the corporation's name. Main owners are Tom Ellison, son of the founder Bill Ellison, and Freeman Spogli & Co. a private equity company (May 2009)

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