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Q&A: Secrets of Successful Consignors

You’re all too young to remember but when I was a kid there was a game show called I’ve Got a Secret…it was in black and white, on channel 3, one of our FOUR channels. Just include that concept in the ones my kids will never be able to comprehend. On the show, the “panel”,…

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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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Entering Items Series – Pricing

Pricing is considered one of the trickiest parts of consigning. You want that price point in between “on sale” and “garage sale”. As a general rule, we recommend 75% OFF the original price. So for a $40 outfit, you might price it at $10. You can add a dollar or so for a boutique brand…

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