***You don’t have to be present the day of the sale to participate!*** The Smiling Mom Winter Consignment Sale Saturday November 22/08 Rules and Information St. John’s Anglican Church Please read in its entirety! (3428 Portage Rd. at O’Neil) 9am – 9:45 am Consignor pre-shop 10 am -1pm public shop 1:30 pm – 3 pm 50% off public shop Help us get the word out! _________________________________ We have information postcards to advertise this Pricing, Tagging and Item Presentation sale. Please take some and hand them out or post When pricing your items, keep them at a round dollar them at your churches, schools, community groups, figure. Tags are to be made of ½ recipe card or a 2” and local grocery stores. There will also be a square of Bristol board and are to be pinned on with downloadable flyer on our website safety pins. We will not accept tags that are too small. www.thesmilingmom.com that you can email to We will not accept post-it notes or regular paper. Use friends and family. masking tape for attaching tags to furniture, toys, books or equipment. Write on the tag. DO NOT WRITE ON THE MASKING TAPE. Information for Sellers Please set up your tags as follows: Sellers not volunteering for the sale will receive 65% of their final sales less a $10 consignor fee. (hole punch) Volunteers retain 75% of their sales less a $10 Consignor # consignor fee. Description of Item Payout will be made by cash and will be available Size December 9th, 2008 at our retail location Price Items Accepted Consignor Initials This is a Winter Sale. All items submitted for sale must be suitable for the Winter season only. Any articles not properly tagged will be set aside and Appropriate items include children’s clothing, footwear, treated as unsold items at the end of the sale. toys, equipment and furniture. (No stuffed animals.) Tops and dresses must be hung on hangers. Pants may Items must be in GOOD CONDITION and CLEAN. be folded for placing on tables. For items such as No stains, rips, or missing pieces will be tolerated. undershirts, socks, onesies and bibs, use plastic ziplock Volunteers have the right to set aside any items bags with tags attached to the outside with masking tape. unsuitable for the sale. Equipment or toys that require If you are selling more than one piece as a set, make sure batteries must have them and be in working condition. you fasten them with safety pins so they stay as a set. Children’s clothing up to size 16 only will be accepted. Pickup and drop off We do not accept car seats of any kind. Items will only be accepted Friday night between 6:30 If selling a crib, you must sign a waiver releasing The pm and 8 pm. At that time you will be asked to register. Smiling Mom of responsibility as well as providing your Please bring your items in to the posted area. Items will name and phone number to the buyer in case further not be accepted after 8 pm Friday or on Saturday discussions are necessary. morning. The sale ends at 3 pm. You may pick up your unsold items between 3 pm and 3:30 pm. We have a Please refrain from bringing any items that smell like limited amount of time in that hall. Unclaimed items smoke as the scent can overpower the entire sale. after 3:30 pm will be donated to a local charity IMMEDIATELY after the sale. The onus is on you to collect all of your unsold items. Volunteering There will be three volunteer shifts Any additional information available this sale. They will be Friday November 21th from 7 pm to you may need 11 pm, Sat. Nov. 22th from 9: 30 am If you require any additional to 1:30 pm and Sat.Nov.22th from information please do not hesitate to noon to 4 pm. Volunteer spots fill up contact Lara or Jane at The Smiling quickly so please sign up early. Mom Consignment Shop at 905-358- 3053 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be happy to answers any of your questions. Advertising Remember that the best way to What if I change my mind after I advertise this kind of a sale is by have signed up? Word of Mouth. Call all your If you decide not to participate in the sale friends or send an email. The after having signed up, please give us at more people that show up, the least 2 weeks notice before the date of the sale as there is always a waiting list for both better the chances are that your consignors and volunteers. If you fail to items will sell. Advertising is participate and no notice is given to us, not a job that we can do on our please understand that you will not be permitted to enter any of our sales in the own. future. Waiver The undersigned acknowledges that The Smiling Mom is not responsible for any lost, damaged or stolen merchandise, for any reason, including negligence. Any article that is found without a tag on it will be regarded as a lost item. It is further understood that articles left at the sale premises after 3:30 pm on the day of the sale become property of The Smiling Mom. The sale ends at 3 pm and unsold items must be picked up between 3pm and 3:30 pm. Consignor’s full name (please print)_______________________________________________ Signature____________________________ Consignor number________________________ Date_____________________________ Will you be picking up your unsold merchandise? Yes or No Please note that all unclaimed items will be donated immediately to charity.