Crossroads Trading Co. is a secondhand clothing chain with 24 stores in California, Seattle, Portland, and Chicago. Four unique stores are located in San Francisco, with additional Bay Area stores in Berkeley, Oakland, San Jose (2), and Santa Cruz. Approximately 200 individuals are employed by the company.
Crossroads Trading Co., Inc., was founded in 1991 by Gerald Block and Chip Gerken, with corporate headquarters in Berkeley, CA. The store offers new and recycled clothing buys clothing for either cash or store credit. Crossroads pays 35% of the price that the item will be sold for in the store.
Each individual Crossroads store is designed to reflect the characteristics of the specific community in which it resides. Locations in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Chicago reflect a more urban design sensibility, while stores in Sacramento, San Jose, and Stockton reflect a more suburban aesthetic.
Crossroads Trading Co., Inc., also focuses on a progressive professional retail model that features competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package, and numerous bonus opportunities.
The business has been featured in TIME
, Daily Candy, and Lucky
, in addition to other print and online publications.