Category: Consignment Selling

Create: What You Love or Best Sellers?

I managed a consignment woodcrafters co-operative in the late 1990s.  Since I find wood crafts so intriguing, I loved being surrounded by and selling the beautiful, often one-of-a-kind, creations designed by our woodcraft consignees.  And I enjoyed sharing the uniqueness…

Generate Quick Sales

With new products — whether you are a new company or just developing a new line within your company — you want to generate sales as quickly as possible.  Once you get your products in a few stores, you create…

Summer Reading

Currently, I am on vacation visiting with my cute little one-year old grandson, Dante.  My daughter and her family live about 240 miles south of me, so I don’t get to see them very often. So ….. instead of a…

“Consignment Done Right!” eGuide

I just completed my latest digital product in the “how to sell wholesale” information niche. The title is: “Consignment DONE RIGHT!: How to Consign Your Products to Shops, Protect Your Interests, and Get Paid!” Whether you are just getting started…

When to Walk Away From a Sale

Sometimes, walking away from a sale or potential sale is a smart move. WHAT?? Believe it or not, some customers create more problems than the sale is worth.  The Arts Business Institute lists 12 good reasons to Walk Away From…

Is Consignment a Good Idea?

Decided whether Consignment is a Good Idea for your products is a personal decision you need to make as a professional craftsman or artisan.  Personally, I tell folks to avoid it, but is this good advice? Ironically, while researching the…