Who can become a consignor?
Anyone can consign children’s or maternity items with Nearly New Fish. Just fill out our registration form. In order to attend the consignor’s only pre-sale you must have a minimum of 25 acceptable items or $100 of merchandise.
What percentage of my sales do I receive?
Consignors receive 65% of their sales less a $15 consignor’s fee.
Is there a fee?
A $15 consignor’s fee paid via PayPal at registration. No paypal? No problem! Please contact us to make alternate arrangements. Receive 50% off the consignor’s fee as well as other great incentives.
How are items priced?
YOU set your price and YOU decide if your items are discounted on ½ price day. We suggest 10-40% of the retail price; however, outdoor play equipment, double strollers, and other larger items can sell for up to 60% of what you paid! Prices will vary depending on the condition and demand for items. See our pricing guide for more details.
How do I sign up?
What should I expect when I drop off my items?
Please have your items presorted by size, gender, etc.
When you arrive, please bring your items to our quality control station. If you have additional items,please feel free to bring them in as your items are being inspected. (As a courtesy to others, please do not occupy more than one cart at a time.) As items are inspected you will place them on the appropriate shelves and racks. Also, a wagon or basket may make it easier for you to transport your items.
When do I pick up my unsold items?
If you choose not to donate unsold items, they may be picked up on Tuesday, March 12th from 10am-6pm. Any items remaining after 6pm will be donated. NO EXCEPTIONS!!
When will I receive my check?
Checks will be mailed to you within two weeks after the sale.
What items can I consign?
Any infant, children’s, or teen's items are accepted. We accept clothes, shoes, furniture, strollers, bedding, toys, games, DVD’s, books, etc. ALL items must be super clean, in excellent condition, in current season and style. ALL items will be inspected before being placed on the sales floor.
Can anyone sign up as a volunteer?
Can I bring a guest to a pre-sale?
Passes for the pre sale will be distributed at check in. Each pass will admit only one family. If you know someone who would like to shop at the pre-sale, they may volunteer for a shift.
Can children attend sales?
Yes, your children may attend, but they must be closely supervised and remain with you at all times. Keep in mind that the sales may be very busy and it may be more enjoyable to have some adult time to shop alone.
Will there be shopping baskets or carts available?
Nearly New Fish will provide a limited number of shopping baskets and shopping bags for your convenience. You may want to bring your own however, to ensure that you have a way to keep all of your bargins together!
Why should I promote Nearly New Fish?
The more people who shop, the more of your items will sell. Promote Nearly New Fish to sell YOUR items!! Print flyers and postcards right from our website or pick them up at 4054 S. Memorial Dr. (The Batters Box), to give to all your friends, family and neighbors!!
How can I promote my business at your sale?
See Vendors & Sponsors for some exciting options including advertising in our goody bags, as well as advertising at our sale or on our website.
Where can I find hangers?
Biglots, Wal-mart will have affordable prices on hangers. If you have a good relationship with your drycleaners or a retail store, they will often give them to you. Another option is www.freecyle.org which is a neat non-profit and worth checking out!