Great Job, Internet!: Threadless stages Supermarket Sweep in its own warehouse before moving

Moving is not necessarily one of the great pleasures of life. In fact, it can be difficult, expensive, stressful, and time-consuming. But, with the right frame of mind, it also be an excuse to stage a charming DIY reenactment of a beloved TV game show. At least, that is the strategy employed by Threadless, a Chicago-based retailer of artist-designed clothing and household items. Until recently, the company’s headquarters had been located at 1260 W. Madison Street, and when it came time to move to a new location and pare down the inventory in the warehouse a little bit in the process, Threadless wanted to do so in a fun, entertaining way. And that’s where Supermarket Sweep enters the picture.

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