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Phoenix-Area Epic Thrift Stores Close Suddenly, Some Employees Say They Haven't Been Paid

(Photo by Christina Estes - KJZZ)
Bobbi Degurski, K.D. Colegrove and Aurora Medora hold paychecks from Epic Thrift Stores which they say they have been unable to cash.

A few years ago, a new player entered the Valley's thrift store market with a plan to redefine the experience with clean, well-organized stores offering on-trend items. But Epic Thrift's plan failed — and it’s creating problems for some former employees.


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As a senior field correspondent, Christina Estes focuses on stories that impact our economy, your wallet and public policy.