The Big Deal, A Liquidation Store

  • Liquidator
  • Retail
3717 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46517
(260) 350-5471
Hours:
Hours of Operation: Thu., Fri., Sat. - 9:30a-4:30p
  • About

    After many years teaching and traveling abroad, we returned to the USA after the birth of our first daughter. First attempts to support my family with estate sales lead to liquidation merchandise. We leased a small warehouse in Ligonier and started “David Miretti @ The Warehouse” in 2017. The roof leaked and the loading dock was always flooding, so we let the lease go in 2018 when it expired. While we were liquidating that store, we found the joy of flat pricing everything in the store in a decreasing manner. Sales skyrocketed. It was more difficult than expected to find another appropriate space, and the search was put on hold as we struggled through a very intensely painful year for our family, culminating with the loss of our second baby minutes after she was born due to complications from Trisomy 18. At the bottom in the darkest valley, God gave hope and light. We started liquidating a very large collection of shoes, and soon outgrew the small upstairs room we had dedicated in our house. Nothing is random, and from the help we found through a conversation in a parking lot or happening to see the small “WAREHOUSE FOR RENT” passing by one day, or the way the owner agreed to throw in some shelving which helped show it was an answer to prayer, we have been trusting God each step of the way. Our current goal is to provide great deals for the community and be a source of life, community, and rejuvenation in a part of Elkhart that has experienced a lot of flight and empty buildings over the past few years. We took over the lease on the former Goodwill building just south of th