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Frequently Asked Questions

We know not everyone has participated in or heard of a consignment sale.  Please don't hesitate to ask any questions.  We have included some of the most common questions and answers below.

What percentage of sales do I receive?
You will receive 60% of your total sales minus a $10 consignor fee for Seasonal Sales and $5 for Toy/Holiday Sale. See our Volunteer page to see how to earn more!

Does entering my items online take a long time and do I have to type?
Registering online is FUN and quick.  It actually takes less time to enter your items online than when you hand wrote each tag and you have an inventory list of all items.  The online system will also allow you to check your sales during the sale! WOW! and we will guarantee all items that you drop off* (* If you wish for your items to be guaranteed, you must provide a detailed description when entering your items. i.e. blue jeans vs Old Navy Blue Jeans with Emblishment).

How do I become a seller?
Register and enter your items online at  www.MommysSecret.com .  You then can print your tags OR we will print them for you.  Tags must be printed on a good quality printer.  The barcode should be clean and crisp.

What items are accepted at the Mommy’s Secret consignment sale?
Clothing and shoes for girls preemie – size 16 & Juniors; boys preemie – size 16
Toys, Nursery Items, Bedding, Videos, Baby Equipment, and Children’s bedding sets.  All items must be current, be in good working condition and be in regulation with all current safety requirements.


What condition do my items need to be in?
Clothing must be clean and free of stains, rips, tears, pilling and fading. It must be stylish and up to date.  Items will only be accepted for the upcoming season (i.e. Spring/Summer-Swim Suit, Shorts,etc. or Fall/Winter,Coats, Halloween Costumes, etc.)  QUALITY STANDARDS WILL BE STRICTLY MAINTAINED!

Toys must be clean and in good to perfect condition. All pieces must be included unless otherwise noted on the price tag. Include working batteries. Baby Equipment must be clean and include all parts. You will be responsible at check-in for setting up cribs, swings, etc. that require assembly. You are responsible for checking recall lists for unacceptable items. We cannot accept recalled items. Furniture and Household items must be clean, functional and in good repair.

How do I price my items?
Items should be priced at an amount that you would be willing to pay for them if you were the purchaser. Generally, if you price your items at 25 to 35 percent of retail (depending on the item) they will sell.

How do I make my tags? Please see our tagging information for descriptions and examples.

Will you take all of my items?
Please don’t be offended if we ask you to take back some of your items. We will be screening items very closely so as to maintain the quality of this sale. It is often easy to miss a spot or tear when you are getting your items ready at home. We want to be known for having the best quality merchandise and we want you as a purchaser to have confidence that you are buying the best at Mommy’s Secret.

When do I drop off my things?
We request that you schedule a drop-off appointment please Click Here to Schedule a Convenient time now -  Drop off will be held at the Arena in Southaven just north of Goodman Rd on Hwy 51 in Southaven.  Drop-off appointments are not required, but recommended.. All items will be counted and quality checked at that time. Please schedule enough time to review all your items when dropping them off. Please assure that your items are ready to be checked in at your scheduled drop-off time.  Click here to see a schedule of drop off times.

How do I attend the presale and get first pick of all the best stuff?
Volunteers will be the first to attend the presale and then all consignors will shop before the sale is open to the public.  Consignors and Volunteers may also shop during the New Mom's and Friends pre-sale on Friday morning beginning at 9 a.m.  Become a KEY VOLUNTEER and earn Mommy's Secret Bucks!  Click here to see a Pre-Sale schedule..
 
When do I pick up unsold items?
All items must be picked up at the assigned time..  All items not picked up will be donated without further notice. Our local charity, will pick-up all  remaining items immediately following pick-up. Click here to see a Drop-off Schedule.

 
Will I get a receipt for donated items?
Yes, you will receive a donation receipt with your check.  You may request to keep your itemized list of all unsold items so that you can itemize on your taxes.

Further questions? Contact us at info@MommysSecret.com or call 901-491-2275 or 901-606-8434.