If you’re a fashion-forward person who loves a good bargain, Plato's Closet is the place for you! This secondhand resale store caters to teenagers and young adults, selling affordable and trendy clothing, shoes, and other accessories.
So maybe you’re planning to take a trip to Plato's Closet to shop and or sell. If this is the case, you’ll need to know the hours of operation. In this post, we will outline Plato’s Closet hours including when the store opens, and when it closes, along with the specific buying hours.
Standard Hours of Operation
It is essential to note that Plato’s Closet itself is a franchise business. Because of that, each store or grouping of stores is individually owned and operated.
Due to this structure, guidelines and regulations may vary. This includes the hours of operation, which means the hours may vary depending on the location.
Since I have personally worked at Plato’s Closet and continue to be a loyal customer, I will speak from my experience and knowledge. Most Plato's Closet locations operate during these hours:
- Monday thru Saturday: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
- Sunday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Be sure to check with your local store prior to making the trip out. Either call the store, use the online store locator, or look on their social media page to see their current hours.
Hours of operation may also vary depending on holidays, sale days, and pending staffing.
Buying Hours: What to Know
In this section, we will go over the specific buying hours for Plato's Closet locations.
What Time Does Plato’s Closet Start Buying?
For most stores, buying begins once the store opens. Using the information from above, most stores begin buying at 10:00 AM on Monday through Saturday, and start buying at 11:00 AM on Sunday.
However, this may not be the case for every location so be sure to call the store or check their social media for the latest updates on buying hours.
What Time Does Plato’s Closet Stop Buying?
When it comes to the buying cutoff time, Plato’s Closet typically ends its processing of buys at around 1-3 hours before the store is set to close. This will vary depending on the location.
So, as you can see from earlier, your Plato’s Closet store may have buying hours that end between 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Monday through Saturday. On Sundays, buying hours may end as early as 3:00 PM to as late as 5:00 PM.
Buying Hours Tips
As mentioned earlier, be sure to reach out to the store to inquire about their specific buying hours. In recent days, some Plato’s Closet stores have announced that they cut off their buying hours earlier than those outlined above.
For example, some stores with either short staffing or an increased volume of buys may not buy at all one day, or announce that they are stopping the acceptance of new buys at any point throughout the day.
This is why it is important to speak to someone at the store or check for social media updates so you don’t end up frustrated and wasting a trip to the store!
But let’s say you take the trip to the store and they have either stopped buying for the day or it is past regularly scheduled buy hours. If this is the case, some stores may allow you to fill out the buying form and leave your items overnight to be completed the next day.
Before the associates turn you away, be sure to ask if this is an option for you!
If you want to learn more about the buying process including how much Plato’s Closet pays for items, tips for selling to Plato’s Closet, and if Plato’s Closet takes men’s clothes and shoes, be sure to check out our other articles in our Plato’s Closet series.
If you're wanting a great deal or make some extra cash from your gently used items, Plato's Closet is the place for you. Now that you understand their hours of operation and specific buying hours, you can make the most of your Plato's Closet visit and experience.
However, always remember to check with your nearest Plato’s Closet location for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding their hours of operation. Happy shopping (and selling)!
Most Plato’s Closet locations open at 10:00 AM on Monday thru Saturday, and at 11:00 AM on Sundays. This may vary by an hour or two depending on the location.
Most Plato’s Closet locations close at 9:00 PM on Monday thru Saturday, and at 6:00 PM on Sunday. This may vary by an hour or two depending on the location.