Who can consign?

Anyone can consign their items and everyone is welcome! Consigning items with Rhea Lana’s offers you the ability earn more than what a consignment store can offer, it’s less work than conducting your own garage sale and a hassle/haggle free way from selling items online.

How do I get started?

It’s easy! Simply register to consign on our website. Be sure to thoroughly read the Acceptable Items, Merchandise Prep, and Pricing Guide tabs.

What percentage do I make?

Consignors earn 70-80% of their sales.

What is the consignor fee?

The consignor fee is automatically deducted from your proceeds.

How can I maximize my consignor experience?

Consignors enjoy the experience when they allow themselves enough time to get all their items prepared and entered without feeling rushed. Organizing your items by gender and size will allow for easy entering and a quick drop off. Using our Voice Entry feature is a HUGE time saver for consignors as it allows you to enter 100 items in just 30 minutes. Consider printing your barcode labels at home to expedite consignor drop off.

When is the consignor deadline?

Please visit our Consignor Schedule to view the consignor deadline.

Where can I find string tags?

Wal-Mart, office supply stores, and the Rhea Lana store

Where do I drop off my items?

You will drop your items off at the event location during the designated Drop Off days/times.

What are my BARCODE options?

We will have your barcode labels printed for you at Consignor Drop Off unless you choose to print them at home. You may also take advantage of one of our Early Barcode pick up days/times which allows you to pick up the printed barcodes from us and affix the labels at home.

How should I price my items?

We recommend pricing your items at 25-30%. Our Pricing Guide goes into more detail.

Can I be a consignor in several RL events?

Yes! You’ll need to have a separate consignor number for each event.

What hangers do I use?

We require plastic hangers for all items. We care about your items and plastic hangers ensure your items are protected and look great on the rack. Retail plastic hangers are acceptable!

Do I get my hangers back?

Your hangers stay on the items and go home with the shopper. However, any items you purchase will include the hanger. If this is your first time consigning we suggest marking your items 25-50 cents higher to help re-coop your initial investment.

What if my item is not worth $3?

You’ll need to bundle items to reach the required $3.00 value minimum.

How long does drop off take?

We typically recommend to allow one hour per one hundred items for Consignor Drop Off.

When do I receive my check?

Your Check and Sales Report are available on Consignor Pick Up day!

What is Voice Recognition Item Entry?

The Voice Item Entry allows you to enter your items by voice description with a mobile device. It’s a game changer for consignors as they can enter 100 items in as little as 30 minutes.

Can I see which items have sold?

Yes! Our consignors can watch their sales live from the website or the Rhea Lana App.

Can I bring a guest with me to consignor pre-sale?

Yes, you may bring a spouse OR parent only with you.

Are consignors required to volunteer?

Consignors are not required to volunteer, but we certainly encourage you to join our team as a volunteer! Volunteers shop first and score the best deals!

Why is RL’s better than having a garage sale or selling in the Facebook Marketplace?

It’s much less work than conducting your own garage sale and certainly safer and much easier than meeting strangers and selling items one at a time online.

I’m running short on time, which items should I enter first?

We frequently sell 95% of our baby equipment, furniture, and toys! This includes outdoor toys! They are in high demand and you can earn top dollar for them at Rhea Lana’s!

What do I write on my tags?

We encourage you to write the number that corresponds with your item entry on the tag. This will help you keep your items in order during the consignor process. There is no need to write any other information on the tag.

Do I need to assemble large items?

We require all items either come assembled or are assembled at consignor drop off.

What is the inventory sheet?

The inventory sheet is printable once you click ‘Finish Batch’, it is a print out of each item you’ve entered into the event and is required at consignor drop off in order for us to guarantee your items.

Do I have to find all my unsold items on Pick Up Day?

No, we will have everything neatly sorted for you by your consignor number.

What if I want to consign but am unable to make it on Pick Up Day?

If you are unable to pick up your own items you are allowed to notify us with whom has permission to pick up on your behalf. Please note, our guarantee is void for items when anyone other than the consignor picks up unsold items. Any items left past the designated pick up time will be given to donations as we are unable to hold any items in our rented space.

Where do the donated items go?

Our donated items go to local foster families and non-profit organizations in the community.

Do you have an Item Limit for consignors?

YES: Each consignor needs to bring a minimum of 15 items. At this point we will not have a maximum number of items you can consign but as always, we encourage you to bring your best items so that you sell a high percentage of your things. A consignor who brings 75 great items will do better than a consignor who brings 100 items that are poor quality and marked too high.

What are my Consignor Options regarding printing barcode labels to stick onto my tags?

Option 1 - Let us print them for you free of charge. You'll pick them up and label your items at the store on one of the Drop Off Days. (This is most popular.) Option 2 - Let us print them for you free of charge - see below. You'll pick them up and label your items at home. Then bring your already labelled items on Drop Off Days. You will need to sign a Release of Guarantee form. Option 3 - Print your barcode labels at home using a COLOR PRINTER. Follow the directions CAREFULLY that appear after you enter your items. Label your items at home. Bring your labelled items on Drop Off Days.You will need to sign a Release of Guarantee form. ***NOW OFFERING EARLY LABEL PICK UP: A couple different days and times will be announced (via email and Facebook) where consignors can pick up barcode labels early, apply them at home and STILL have items guaranteed. Items MUST be brought IN ORDER and in an organized manner for us to continue the guarantee.***

Can I bring my spouse or mother with me to the Pre-Sale?

We are allowing volunteers and consignors to bring either their spouse or parent with them to help them shop, not a sister or best friend. You may give your guest pass to your sister or friend & meet them at the Guest Sale later in the evening. Our volunteers and consignors have worked hard to earn this special shopping privilege and we want to honor them. We will be checking!

Can I bring children to the PreSale?

We strongly suggest that you NOT bring your children to the PreSale. Just bring a tape measure and their measurements and enjoy a mom's night out!

How should I price my items?

We suggest you set the price at 30% of the retail value. Baby Equipment, Furniture and Large Indoor/Outdoor Toys usually sell for more and are in high demand. We have an abundance of 0-6 month sizes, so they must be priced competitively in order to sell. Maternity and Junior clothing are not shopped as heavily, so price these competitively, also. You can use our Pricing Points Guide. http://northcoast.rhealana.com/pricing-points.asp

Can I be a consignor in more than one Rhea Lana event?

Yes, but you will need to enter your items online in separate batches - one for each sale. Be VERY sure you enter your items for the correct sale.

Can I use wire hangers?

NO, please do not use wire hangers. Clothes DO NOT stay on wire hangers during our busy shopping time and your items will not be purchased if they are on the floor. **Use childrens plastic hangers for sizes 10 and below. Use larger plastic hangers for sizes 12 and above. You can use any plastic hanger you have received from a store (like Old Navy or Target) No wire hangers, please!

How do I secure small pieces with Toys or Equipment?

Place them in a ziploc bag and then seal the ziploc with clear packing tape. This is important!

When I sell items in a ziploc bag, how do I attach the price tag?

First, be sure to affix the barcode label to the string tag; do not stick it directly onto the item or the bag. Then attach the string tag to the item and tag inside the bag. Make sure the tag is visible.

How do I carry my clothes while I am shopping?

We suggest you bring a laundry basket or tote, a large shopping bag, or a stroller. All large bags will need to be checked at the door.

What if my item is not worth your minimum price guideline of $3.00?

If it meets our "excellence quality" standards, then group it together with one or two more like items. Pin them together on a hanger, or group them in a ziploc bag and put one price for the entire group.

Should I iron my clothes?

Wrinkled clothes do not sell! Please do what is necessary to make your clothes look clean and nice. Remember, the better they look, the better they sell!

Can I enter additional batches?

Yes, you may enter additional batches until midnight before the last Check In day. Consignors are charged the consignor fee of $12 only one time.

Do you sell furniture? Will you be accepting CRIBS at this event?

Yes. Most of the furniture displayed in the Furniture Nook is sold in the first two days of our events. Contact Jeanette about bringing larger furniture items and read more about what items are not accepted before listing furniture for the sale. We will NOT accept any cribs manufactured before Dec 31, 2010. For cribs manufactured between Dec 31, 2010, and June 28, 2011, we can accept them if they have a certificate of compliance and have not been recalled. For cribs manufactured after June 28, 2011, we can accept them if they have not been recalled.

Will you be featuring local businesses and non-profit organizations?

Yes! We have sponsorship opportunities at affordable prices. Let us help you reach your target market - moms with families. Contact jeanette@rhealana.com for more information.