Consignment Day 2018

Here at swap.com, we celebrate consignment everyday with the core values of who we are. The average American throws away 70 pounds of clothing and other textiles annually. This leaves 85% of textiles in our landfill. [1] What a waste! Our CEO Juha Koponen, wanted to make an impact in improving this epidemic. That meant creating the best online consignment store ever (that’s us). We want to ensure that you save your pocket books and the environment, all while looking fashionably great. With that in mind, consignment has multiple benefits. Below are 7 reasons why shopping secondhand is beneficial. (more…)

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How to price items for consignment?

Below is some guidelines for pricing your items for kids’ consignment.

Clothing brands

  • Bargain brands e.g. Faded Glory, Garanimals, Small Wonders, Sonoma, Wonderkids. Always sold as sets, because of low value. Sets sell for $3-7.
  • Basic brands e.g. OshKosh, Old Navy, Carter’s, Izod, Nike, Levi’s, Department Store brands. Single items sell for $3-6, sets sell for $4-15.
  • Premium brands e.g. Gymboree, Polo Ralph Lauren, Baby Gap, Tommy Hilfiger, Guess. Single items sell for $4-10, sets sell for $8-20.
  • Boutique brands e.g. Alphabet, Baby Nay, Isobella and Chloe, Little Threads, Lydia jane, Splendid Littles. Single items sell for 20-40% of retail value.

Other items

  • Baby gear, Décor, Sports & Outdoor, Toys & Games: 20-40% of retail value
  • Books, Comics & Magazines: 20-25% of retail value
  • Movies & Music: 20-30% of retail value

Characteristics

What increases the price for all item categories

  • New with tags
  • Items in original packaging
  • Full sets (including manuals etc.)
  • Current season’s items

What lowers the price for all item categories

  • Fair condition
  • Items for infants
  • Older items
  • Non-season items
Full list of brands
Bargain brands
Athletic Works
Basic Editions
Bongo
Cherokee
Circo
D-Signed
Dockers
Faded Glory
Garanimals
Genuine Kids
George
Kid Connection
Kmart
Koala Kids
Kohls
Rebecca Bonbon
Russell Athletics
Route 66
Small Wonders
Sonoma
Target
TKS shoes
Tough Skins
Wall-Mart
Wranglers
Wonder Kids
Basic brands
American Living
Arizona
Ashley Ann
Baby Connection
Baby Togs
Baby Trend
Bonnie Jean
Burnside
Byer
Cach Cach
Cakewalk
Carter’s
Chantilly Place
Chaps
Chicco
Children’s Place
Columbia
Combi
Cosco
Crocs
Disney
Dorel
Eddie Bauer
Esprit
Evenflo
First Impressions
Fisher Price
Graco
Infantino
Instep
Jacadi
Jumping Beans
Justice
Keds
Kolcraft
Land’s End
Laura Dare
Le Top
Leap Frog
Learning Curve
Lego
Levi’s
Limited Too
Little Me
Little Tikes
LL Bean kids
Love
Mattel
Miniman
My Michelle
Nautica
New Balance
Nike
Okie Dokie
Old navy
Osh Kosh B’gosh
p.s. from aeropostale
Peg Perego
Peaches n’ Cream
Pinky
Playskool
Pretty
Puma
Robeez
Rothschild
Safety 1st
Sesame Street
Step 2
Stride Rite
Ugg
V tech
Wrangler
Premium brands
Abercrombie
Baby Gap
Baby Lulu
Flowers by Zoe
GapOilily
Guess
Gymboree
Hanna Andersson
Hanna Banana
J.Crew
Jacadi
Janie & Jack
Juicy Couture
Kelly’s Kids
Lacoste
Laura Ashley
Mini Boden
Naartjie
Ralph Lauren
The North Face
Tea Collection
Tommy Hilfiger
Quicksilver
Zutano
Boutique brands
Alphabet
Baby Nay
Bailey Boys
CachCach
Claesens
Cotton Kids
Isobella and Chloe
Little Threads
Lydia jane
Matilda Jane
Molly and Millie
Mud Pie
Mulberribush
Pediped
Persnickety
Rosalina
Roxy
Splendid Littles
Strasburg
Sweet Potatoes
Trumpette Socks
Wonder Boy

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