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People see charity shop as a cheap option and forget that it is for charity. I once witness a woman (in Topsham) try to haggle on the price of a mirror... the hag
Yes, it probably works out at about 10% of minimum wage if you're lucky. People don't value the time it takes to make handmade things. Perceptions of value seem to have been eroded by mass-production and inhumane labour markets around the world.