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At Thrifty, we always strive to give back to our community in any way we can. Especially during the holiday season, we like to come together to support children in need. This year, we worked with the Salvation Army in Durham to sponsor angels for the Angel Tree Program. We […]

Christmastime is here! As we enter the holiday season, try to make the office a bit more festive by decorating your workspace. Whether you just put out a candy dish or recreate Santa’s village with your cubicle, there’s no harm in spreading a little holiday cheer! We’ve compiled some photos […]

Open-office plans: a trend that began in the 1950s, and accelerated with the invention of the cubicle in the later 1960s, is now sweeping across offices all across the globe. Workplaces that have traditionally had more private offices than open work areas, have moved towards tearing down more walls in […]

Halloween is coming up quick and if your office leans on the festive side this time of year, chances are you need to come up with a clever cubicle decorating idea – and soon! Not to fear – Thrifty is here to help! We’ve gathered up some of our favorite […]

Tired of your office chair? Maybe it’s time for an upgrade! Thrifty is offering up one FREE HON Ceres Chair to one lucky winner! Simply send us a photo of your existing chair and we’ll post all entries on our site at the end of October. Then it’s up to […]

Since we’re getting ready to move to Raleigh, we’re having a HUGE moving sale! We could move our inventory to our new warehouse, but we’d rather pass along those savings to our loyal customers. So, we’ve been busy slashing prices here at the Durham Showroom, and will continue to do […]

We’ve all heard companies say those infamous buzzwords, “We’re going green!” Sustainable initiatives are great for our environment and sometimes can be fun when employees are involved, but when it comes to buying “green” furniture for your office, what do all the certifications really mean? Is one better than the […]

After 21 years in Durham, Thrifty is expanding into a new location just inside the Raleigh border. We’ve outgrown our current facility in Durham, as well as our warehouse facility on Angier avenue, next door to the Durham branch of the Food Bank CENC. So we’ll be consolidating our warehouse […]

Today is the last day of our FNS Challenge, and we are glad! We’re getting down to the last scraps of food that we purchased for the week, and most of us are eating soup today! However, our co-workers that aren’t participating in the challenge were very generous today – […]

Pictured here is some tuna salad with a secret ingredient (psst – it’s apples!) that one of our employees had for lunch today. We’ve noticed a number of people opting for tuna this week for their protein, as it can be purchased very inexpensively, especially when you have coupons! We […]