What is retail consignment?
Retail Consignment is a business arrangement between a seller (Consignor) and business (Consignee) where the Consignee agrees to pay the Consignor, for merchandise after the item sells.
What is the difference between consignment shops and thrift stores?
Consignment shops are a type of thrift store except that a typical thrift store receives donations to sell outright where a consignment store sells items for people and shares the profit.
How do I get paid?
Consignor payments can be made by Check, Cash or sent via Apps such as PayPal, Venmo or Zelle. Check and Cash payments must be picked up in person with advance notice.
How do I consign my items?
An appointment is necessary to consign with us. You can schedule an appointment on Facebook, on our website, call, email or visit the store.
What are the advantages of consigning my items?
Consigning items saves time and expenses associated with selling items such as Storefront Rental and Overhead Expenses, Online Selling and Shipping Fees, Accounting, Inventory, Marketing, and Business Operations
How much does Park Ave Consignment Boutique pay me for my items
Park Ave CB pays you 40% of the price for which an item sells; 50% for desirable, "high-end" items. Payment terms are agreed upon and documented at the time the contract is signed and updated as necessary.
Is retail consignment green and sustainable?
Yes, reselling items, specifically women's garments and participating in the "circular economy" reduces greenhouse gases and water waste, making a positive impact on the environment.
Is it safe to sell my items at Consignment Stores?
Yes. At Park Ave CB we share the same passion for selling and buying consignment pieces and it is our delight to provide a stress-free, straight forward experience for all customers at our boutique
What types of items does Park Ave Consignment Boutique sell?
Park Ave CB specializes in the sale of women's retail clothing and accessories e.g., Dresses, Shoes, shirts, hats, hand bags, etc.
How long does it take to for my consignment items to sell?
While there are no time-frame guarantees, at Park Ave CB we promise to do our best to find a new home for your items by research, marketing strategies and fashion industry expertise.
What is the consignment period for my items
Our consignment period is 60 days from the date items are accepted. The first month, items will be listed at full price. The second month, the price will be reduced by 20%. Items can be picked up or donated after 60 days.
Can I schedule an appointment with Park Avenue Consignment Boutique?
Yes, we encourage you to schedule appointments to get the best possible experience. Appointments are required for consignors who are bringing items to be consigned or picking up unsold items.
How will I know if an item sells?
All consignment pieces are inventoried and a list provided to the consignor. Consignors are notified through their preferred method of contact on the day their item sells.