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Macy’s, J.C. Penney, other department stores make room for used clothing

FILE – In this March 12, 2019, file photo, Samantha Estes prepares garments to be photographed at the ThredUp sorting facility in Phoenix.  J.C. Penney and Macy’s are in the midst of rolling out a few dozen ThredUp branded shops each in time for the back-to-school shopping season. The partnerships follow a similar deal with department store retailer Stage Stores. (AP Photo/Matt York, File) NYBZ570 NYBZ570

NEW YORK (AP) — Out with the new and in with the old. As department stores watch their customers flock to second-hand stores, some are trying to bring them back by partnering with online resale sites. Last week, J.C. Penney and Macy's announced a pilot program to set aside sections inside a few dozen of...

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