Thrift stores Mars Mercantile, Buffalo Exchange adapt to economic situations amid pandemic

Photo of a merchandise rack in Buffalo Exchange
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According to a company statement, the Berkeley location of Buffalo Exchange closed due to financial impacts of the pandemic and the decreased number of returning university students, but customers can continue to buy, sell and trade clothes at Buffalo Exchange's two San Francisco locations.

Despite the pandemic, thrift store Mars Mercantile often has a line around the corner, but another thrift store on the same street, Buffalo Exchange, closed its Telegraph Avenue location permanently.
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