Fall 2016 Consignment Sale: TIPS FOR SELLING
• Include manuals and original packaging if available (some manufacturers have manuals on their online).
• Install fresh batteries in battery operated toys and equipment.
• Bundle small items like socks into baggies in groupings of 3 or more.
• Place hardware (nuts, bolts, screws, brackets) into a baggy and use blue painters’ tape to keep all parts and pieces together.
• Consider pricing your items at 50% or less of the retail price. Adjust up or down depending on its condition or popularity.
• Keep in mind clean, nicely presented, and favorably priced items will sell first and best.
• Volunteer to earn more on your consigned items (register online at www.sfpom.org/consignmentsale or www.myconsignmentmanager.com/sfpom).
• Tell anyone you know with children or grandchildren about the consignment sale - they are potential buyers!!
In order to maintain a reputation for selling high-quality items at our sale, we need to have quality control on sale merchandise.
Please refrain from selling the following:
• Dirty, stained, or torn clothes
• Dirty or broken toys and gear
• Bottle nipples, pacifiers, teething rings
• Worn underwear
• Equipment/toys with missing parts or dead batteries
• Car seats that are within 1 year of expiring or have been in an accident. Sellers of car seats will have to sign a form stating their car seat has not been in an accident.
• Drop-side cribs*
* Please note that SFSmiles, the charity accepting unsold donated items, DOES accept drop-side cribs. They must be donated with the immobilization kit. To donate your old drop-side crib, please contact SFSmiles directly (sfsmiles.org). They request cribs be dismantled, hardware in a baggy, and all pieces held together with blue painters’ tape.