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Tips for Protecting Your Sneaker Collection

Since damage to collectibles can affect their value, it is important to know how to properly store and display them so that they remain undamaged and in pristine condition. Here are some tips that may help you protect your valuable investment especially if you decide to sell them on consignment. Take out insurance on your collection: You have an insurance policy on your home and on your auto, thus it only makes sense to take out a policy on your collectables. An insurance policy will give you peace of mind in the event of a loss or if certain items are damaged. Therefore, purchase a policy for your collectibles and carefully review it to determine whether you have insurance that...

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6 Tips for Starting a Sneaker Collection

Welcome to the world of sneakers, a world that has existed in one form or another since the 1870s. This arena of footwear moves so fast that if you are considering starting your own collection then it is best to learn as much as you can about this ubiquitous type of footwear. We’ve assembled six tips from industry experts and long-time sneaker lovers on how to start collecting sneakers, and how to find the right pair(s) for your collection. Start off slow and simple: The first rule of sneakers collecting is to not look like a walking cry for help. If you are a novice collector then you will not be as knowledgeable as others who have been collecting for...

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4 Tips for Selling through Consignment

Perhaps the only good thing about the current recession we are facing in this country is that it has brought back the era of bargain hunting. There are opportunities to be had for both buyers and sellers. This is where consignment sales come in. In this post, learn how consignment stores work and whether they present a viable money making opportunity for you. What Does Selling on Consignment Mean? Selling on consignment means that a store owner will take your product and instead of buying it, they will pay you for the product when they sell it. You own the product, in their shop, until it is sold. With consignment agreements, you and the shop owner work out a deal...

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