Play It Again Sports
The staffers at Play it Again Sports help customers stay game-ready with shiny new sports and fitness gear, as well as quality items with a history of gentle use. They rescue secondhand gear from lives in garage boxes or attic cryogenics chambers by accepting trade-ins of everything from treadmills to footballs to practice jerseys. After a staff member assesses the loot's value based on condition, brand name, and the store's current demand, they pay patrons the balance by cash or check or allow them to put it toward purchases. Employees keep an eye out for quality gear, populating their inventory with equipment from brands such as Nike, Adidas, and TaylorMade. Brand-new sports gear and apparel hail from the same manufacturers, including Schwinn, Franklin, and Bauer.