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Selling Your Arts and Crafts Through Consignment

Date : 2011-05-10 09:55:26

DescriptionSelling your arts or crafts on consignment can be one of many ways you use to market your arts or crafts. Consigning your products means you find a retail shop who wants to carry your work but the kicker is that the retailer doesn't outright buy your goods; they only pay you when and if your item sells. I'm not a big fan overall of consignment sales. You're at the mercy of the retailer to make sure your arts or crafts items are aggressively marketed to customers and protected from theft and breakage. Many think that retailers will push their owned inventory over consignment items. Although I haven't found this to be particularly true of my clients, I have seen the work of artists and crafters languishing for years on the same owner's shelves. Here are some facts to consider if you are thinking about consigning your arts or crafts: ...

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Name of InstitutionSelling Your Arts and Crafts Through Consignment

Author(s) NameGiulia Macola

Added/Updated byGiulia Macola



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