Frequently Asked Questions
How do I become a consignor: If you would like to become a consignor, please sign up at http://www.mysalemanager.net/g_consignorlogin.aspx for our online tagging system
What do consignors receive? Consignors receive 70% of the selling price for their items
Is there a consignor fee? There is a $7.00 non-refundable consignor fee due at the time of registration
What can I bring? You may sell just about everything that is baby, child, maternity related that is in clean, complete and working condition. Please go to consignor info http://www.tinytotsconsignment.com/consign.html full details.
Is there a limit to the number of items I may bring? No, currently there is no limit.
Does all clothing have to be on hangers? Yes. All clothes must be on hangers. Onesies may be grouped together and put in a ziplock bag. Tagging Help Guide
How do I tag my items? Please refer to consignor info for full details. It is important you follow the instructions in order to make the sale efficient and accurate. Tagging Help Guide
What do I price my items? As a general rule, price your items at 1/4 of the original retail price. If an item is like new and name-brand, you can price it higher. If an item has been well loved and is not name-brand, it should be priced on the lower end. Also, if you don't want to take anything home at the end of the sale, price your items to sell. Best to ask yourself, what would I expect to pay for this item? Price it no more than what you would be willing to pay. Please price items in $.50 increments (I.e. $.50, $1.00, $1.50, etc.)
What happens if I don't pick-up my unsold items? All items that are not picked up by the designated pick-up time will become property of tinyTOTS Consignment and will be donated to a charity.
Can I have a friend pick-up and/or drop off my items? Yes, friends can drop off and/or pick up your items. When dropping off, they will need your consignor number, phone number and email to check you in, and they are responsible for distributing the items around the sales floor. It is important that you put your items in the proper place, this helps sell your items.
When will I get my check? Checks will be mailed 2 weeks after the sale.
Can I bring a stroller or a wagon to the sale? Unfortunately because of space, we cannot allow strollers.
Is there an entrance fee? No!
What will you have at the sale? Just about everything child related. Each sale is different, and we do not know what items will be offered until the time of the sale.
What methods of payment will you accept? We accept Cash, Debit, Visa and Mastercard.
How can I shop early? Volunteers get to shop before consignors and the public. Please go to the Volunteer Page http://www.tinytotsconsignment.com/volunteer.html
Can I bring my children to the sale? While children are allowed at the sale, we encourage shoppers to come without them as the sale will be crowded. If you do bring them please keep them at your sides at all times. Please do not allow them to play with the toys or equipment unless you plan on purchasing the item.
Can I bring a shopping basket? Sure!
Will you have brand new items or just used items? We do get some new items, with their tags still attached.
Will you still have the sale if it rains or snows? The sale will go on regardless of the weather. The sale is indoors.
Why are identical items are priced differently? Each consignor prices their own items.
Can I return an item? No, all sales are final. No exceptions.
How often do you have these sales? Twice a year, typically spring/summer sale is in April and fall/winter sale is in August.
Do I have to be a consignor to volunteer? No, anyone can volunteer.
May I bring my children during my volunteer shift? No, it will be difficult for you to work and watch the little ones at the same time.
What happens if I don't show up for my volunteer shift? We count on our volunteers to make our sale a success. If you know you cannot fulfill your shift, please let us know as soon as possible. Any volunteer who does not fullfill their shift without telling us will not be able to volunteer in the future.
Can I sign up for more than one shift? Yes, if you volunteer for two shifts, you may bring a friend to the volunteer sale.
It is important to us that only safe products are offered at our sale, therefore we ask that each consignor carefully check that none of their items have been recalled before bringing them to our sale. As the seller/owner of an item, it is the responsibility of the consignor to ensure that each item meets the required safety standards.
Please use the following resources to ensure that your item has not been recalled and is not considered dangerous or un-safe:
Carseat Recall List
A list of all carseat recalls. This is The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Child Restraint Recall Campaign Listing. CLICK HERE
Note Regarding CRIBS
To comply with crib laws, we will no longer accept cribs manufactured before June 28, 2011.
Consigned cribs must either:
Have the manufacture date on the crib, showing it to be manufactured on or after June 28, 2011 or Have a Certificate of Compliance from the company which manufactured the crib stating that the crib is certified to meet laws 16 CFR 1219 or 16 CFR 1220.
Thank you for your understanding as we seek to make the safety of our children priority!
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