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CLOTHING & THEIR ACCESSORIES-CRITERIA FOR CONSIGNMENT

CLOTHING & THEIR ACCESSORIES - CRITERIA FOR CONSIGNMENT

 NEW HOPE OF ALBEMARLE THRIFT STORE

1438 EAST MAIN STREET

ALBEMARLE, NC 28001

704.850.4099 or 704.550.9043

BEST SELLERS

  1. Marked Down “ON SALE” items
  2. Ladies Tops; Size Large, Extra Large & 2X
  3. Men’s Jeans; Size, 34 & 36
  4. Designer & Better Brands
  5. What is currently in style or trending
  6. Designer Brand Handbags (if they are bargain priced)
  7. Real Gold & Sterling Silver

WORST SELLERS

  1. Formal & party wear, sleepwear, underwear & scarves
  2. Out of style items
  3. Costume jewelry
  4. Men’s Suits, Sports Jackets & Ties
  5. Skirt sets, Pant sets, Skirts, Dresses, Bottoms & Outerwear
  6. Fabrics made from wool, silk & linen

ADULT CLOTHING AND THEIR ACCESSORIES - CONSIGNMENT ACCEPTANCE GUIDELINES

  1. WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY CLOTHING & THEIR ACCESSORIES DURING THE MONTHS OF JANUARY & JULY
    1. This break allows us to change over from cool/cold & from warm/hot.
  2. We consider clothing accessories as anything you wear (jewelry, hats, scarves, belts, ties, shoes, handbags, wallets, etc…)
  3. Consignment clothing must be delivered to us on hangers. Limit of 25 per day!
    1. Wrinkle free sells best - No odors, hair, lint or pilling.
      1. Pilling is a small ball of fibers that forms on a piece of material caused by wear & laundering. (Especially incorrect laundering)

        4.  ​No tears, rips, seam issues or hems coming apart or loose.

        5.  Brand & Care labels cannot be missing or written on.

  1. No stain(s) of any kind; armpit, collar or food, etc…
  2. The item cannot be too gently used, faded, stretched out or shows it has been worn without being laundered.
  3. No missing buttons or belts. Zippers & snaps must work.
  4. Designer & Better Brands Sell Best – No discount store brands accepted.
  5. Please do not bring “New With Tag” items which show the price was less than $10
  6. Please remove any shoe inserts which were added
  7. CURRENT STYLE – No more than 2-3 years old. Pleated, cuffed & elastic waist pants do not sell well for us.
  8. MUST BE NEW OR IN EXCELLENT “LIKE NEW” CONDITION
  9. DESIGNER HANDBAGS SELL BEST (if they are bargain priced)
    1. It is unlawful for us to sell counterfeit designer handbags, but we can sell knock offs.
  10. CHILDREN’S CLOTHING OR SHOES - We do not accept these for consignment.
  11. JEWELRY & WATCHES – our customers want sterling silver & real gold (at bargain prices)-costume jewelry & watches do not sell well.
  12. BRING ONLY THE SEASON WE ARE ACCEPTING per our definition listed below!
    1. SPRING – February & March -LIGHT-WEIGHT FABRIC - long & ¾ sleeve tops, long pants, jackets & sweaters, dresses & skirts. Color is also a factor.
    2. SUMMER – April, May & June - VERY LIGHT-WEIGHT FABRIC - sleeveless & short sleeves, jeans, long pants, crop pants & shorts, swimwear, skirts & dresses. Color is also a factor.
    3. FALL – August & September - HEAVIER-WEIGHT FABRIC THAN SUMMER - 3/4 & long sleeves, sweaters & jackets, long pants & jeans, skirts & dresses. Color is also a factor.
    4. WINTER – October, November & December - VERY HEAVY-WEIGHT FABRIC - long sleeves, long pants & jeans, sweaters, jackets & coats, skirts & dresses. Color is also a factor.
  13. Our acceptance is also based on how much or how little we have on hand of a particular category.

 

  

6-5-18 revision form #002 (two pages)