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Avoiding Consigning Pitfalls

Sometimes you have to look at the end to find out what the beginning should be. “Breakdown” occurs on the last day of the sale…it’s when we have a team of volunteers that come in, take everything that is left and sort it all back out by consignor number. It’s our hardest shift, which is…

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Do you take?…Part II

Here’s everything you need to know about our season-specific clothing guidelines: We have two sales a year at each location…a spring/summer sale and a fall/winter sale. Yes, we are in Texas and summer lasts a LONG time and sporadically comes during the winter months, but we just don’t have room for all seasons of clothing…

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The Little Thing That Could Make All of the Difference

The hanger. Really? YES! Although we allow you to use any hanger, there are some reasons why we prefer child-sized wire hangers: They’re the right size for infant and toddler clothing. Putting a 2T shirt on an adult hanger just stretches it out and the shopper will skip right by it. Clothes stay on them….

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Entering Items Series – Tips

For our last post in this series we’ll give you some great tips so you can enter your items as quickly and efficiently as possible. Sort items by gender, then size, then brand, before entering. All of the fields, except price, will remember the last entry, making it easier to enter all one gender, one…

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Entering Items Series – Description

In this post we’ll address those two long, blank lines in the system where you’re supposed to put a description of your item. Sometimes it’s hard to know what to include and what to leave out but here are a few things to keep in mind when entering your items: Be as specific as possible…

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