Thursday, June 5, 2014

Still Here!!

Sorry for the crickets lately folks! I have been SO busy, I mean busy to the point of exhaustion so I do apologize I hope that everyone is doing well and that I haven't lost any readers due to my lack of posting!

The first month at my booth went really well considering that it was the first month. I didn't have any huge sales but lots of smalls sold and I will be getting a check on the 7th and a detailed report of what everything sold for so I'll do a post next week with a booth update and new photos!

My final consignment sale of the spring season went way better than expected; it was actually the most profitable of the 3 I did! I didn't have much invested in the sale, maybe $30 total and my check is going to be just over $250! I averaged $200 for each sale this year so over $600 for the season... stellar!

Max is still here and doing well; he seems to have good energy and still loves to lay outside and chase the shadows. I'll keep everyone posted but for now he's still with us!

I have also been very busy with my photography and end of our year of Kindergarten events so unfortunately online sales have been SLOW. Fortunately I don't think I'm missing out much as I think everyone is pretty slow right now so its been a nice break and I honestly haven't stressed much about it at all. I have sourced a few items and I actually found some time to photograph them today so I'll be getting a chance to list tonight for a bit and maybe make a few sales over the weekend! I think I may too have to bite the bullet and open a store here soon, maybe once school is out and we are officially on summer vacation I'll have some more time and can make online a priority again!

That's pretty much it for now. Remember how I said I was getting back into men's shirts? Well here are a few sales in that dept that have been a success!

 
RJC Made in Hawaii Cruise Ship Shirt XXL - Paid $2.97 at a little senior center thrift store. Sold 2 months later for $21.95 and after fees and shipping I made about $11 profit.

 
Reyn Spooner XL Trader Vics Drink Shirt - Definitely a BOLO! Paid $5.65 at Value Village and it sold within a month for $59.95!! After fees and shipping that's a profit of $41.01!
 
Happy Sales Y'All!

8 comments:

  1. glad to see you are still around! I love tropical mens shirts but they never sell for me :(

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    1. I am super picky on the shirts I buy and I try to always look up on my phone before I buy! I only ever get XL or bigger, it has to be a funky print (like Sushi or Rum) and only certain brands especially made in USA or vintage!

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  2. Glad to hear Max is doing well. Yes, ebay is pretty slow right now so I don't think you're missing out on too much, but that Trader Vics shirt was definitely a nice sale! Congrats!

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    1. Thanks Lorraine! I never ended up listing last night either we went to pick up a giant credenza that I'll be painting next week lol. Maybe next week I will get to listing again!

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  3. Man..I have yet to come across one of those. Tommy Bahama I see all the time, Reyn Spooner..never. Nice sale.

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    1. I NEVER see Reyn Spooner either Margaret and I don't buy TB anymore unless its got a scene on the back of the shirt! Its funny this was one of those rare nights I got to go shop with my hubs and as we were looking through the shirts I said, man I'd love to find a Reyn Spooner one of these days, two racks down and there it was like a shining beacon in the night haha!

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  4. Congrats on the nice shirt sales and the successful consignment sale season! :)

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  5. Love the shirts. Love Reyn Spooner. Just sold one for $79. Here's an article I just published about Hawiian style. http://hub.me/agxML

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