Tuesday, December 20, 2005

3 500 artikelen per winkel per week gemiddeld

9 winkels in het Zuid Oosten van de VS en uitbreidingsplannen naar 31 andere staten in de VS. Dit zijn normale (ver)koopwinkels vergelijkbaar met de Westfriesebeurs in Nederland. Het zijn niet Ebay Drop-Off stores.

Van hun site : What Makes Us Better:

Classifieds, auctions, tag sales, flea markets, and yard sales all come with huge headaches and complications. There are many reasons why Consignment 1st is the best and easiest way to buy and sell antiques, collectibles, quality furniture and accessories. Just look at how we compare!

With Consignment 1st :

Your items are displayed in the store for 90 days! That's Great Exposure!
We are professionals. We offer trained employees and constant advertising in The Yellow Pages, on TV, and on the internet.
Voted "Best of Charlotte" three consecutive years.
93%* of consigned items sold within 90 days.
3500* items per week sold.
Safe, Professional Retail Environment to enhance your items and to attract the buying public.
Multiple payment methods for consignors.
Thousands of shoppers per week.
All Major credit cards accepted.

With "Them"*:"Auctions, tag sales, flea markets, and yard sales" Ze hebben nog geen Marktplaats.nl in de VS.
Limited to public buying power on a particular day.
Weather Conditions affect public turnouts.
Safety - yours/theirs.
Haggling or Arguing.

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