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Consign with Us

SHOPPING INFORMATION

Once you decide that you would like to purchase an item, or items, from Middlebury Consignment and Home Design you will add those items to your cart and proceed to checkout. At this point you will be directed to a new page to fill out all of your information for purchase. However, our company will not be charging ANY credit card information at this time. Instead, your selections will be put on hold for 24 hours. A representative from our company will then contact you within the next 24 hours to conclude the sale. We do not take credit card information directly over the internet because our sales representative needs to calculate the delivery costs for your order. This does not apply if you are going to pick up the item from our store. We have a local in-house delivery service for products being shipped within the state and we also have companies that delivery for us out of state. Once we agree upon delivery cost we can then finalize the sale. If we do not reach an agreement on the transaction then the credit card will not be charged and the product will go back in stock on our website.

We receive consigned products from all over New England.  The majority of the products consigned come from homes in Connecticut, however we also receive many items from New York and Massachusetts.

To start the process, we ask that you send an email to info@theshoppes.net with pictures of the items you wish to consign, as well as any other information you have on the items (original cost, date of purchase, brand, etc.).  We will respond to your email as promptly as we can and let you know if we think your item will be a good fit for our store.  If we think we can sell your items, we will work with you to set up a time for us to pick up the items or for you to drop them off.  If your items have not been approved for pick up/drop off via email and an appointment time has not been agreed upon and scheduled, your items will not be accepted. However, we do not accept any items until they are inspected by our staff in person at time of pick up/drop off.  For further information, please see the “Consignor Contract.”

We take all types of furniture, lighting, home décor and rugs as long as the items are in excellent condition.  We only take items in “like new” condition and therefore do not take any items that are damaged, stained, appear worn, or need serious repairs.

In addition to consigned items, we also carry an assortment of new furniture from today’s top furniture brands.  Our selection includes Theodore Alexander, Paula Deen, Drexel Heritage, Maitland Smith, Century, C.R. Laine, Craftmaster and many more.  We also carry some of the top brands in home décor such as Mackenzie-Childs, John Richards, Juliska, Baccarat, Authentic Models, Jay Strongwater and more.  We also sell both high end and costume jewelry.  In addition to this, we have a full service Design Center that carries an assortment of rugs, upholstery, bedding and window treatments including Hunter Douglas.

Yes.  Our full service Design Center offers in-home consultations, space planning, window treatments, area rugs, color consultations and the full line of Hunter Douglas window treatments with free measurement.  We also offer commercial design planning for corporate or business applications.  For more detail, please visit our online Design Center.

PAYMENT INFORMATION

After your consigned items have sold, you will receive a check at the end of the following month.  For example, if your item was sold on April 8th, you will receive a check at the end of May.

Yes.  A minimum of a 50% deposit is required to place an item on layaway and must be paid on the date of sale.  The layaway must be paid in full within 30 days from the date of sale or all deposits will be forfeited, and the items will be returned to the sales floor.

ORDERS AND RETURNS

All sales on consigned goods are final.  The only items which we offer an exchange or store credit for are new “gift like” items such as Mackenzie-Childs.  On such items, we allow a 30 day exchange period.  You may either exchange for another item or be issued a gift card with the designated amount in store credit.

Yes.  We offer both a pickup and delivery service.  We will calculate a quote for you either over the phone for pickup or at the time of sale for a delivery.  The quote is based on the mileage and estimated time the pickup/delivery will take.  For the majority of pickups/deliveries, we have an in-house service and use our own employees.  However, for very long distance deliveries and pickups, we have working relationships with many great white glove delivery service companies that we can refer you to.

In order to pick up your stored purchases you must schedule a pick up date. This can be done with 24 hours notice by phone at (203)528-0130. Customers picking up items from our sold section will be directed to our Outlet location (1100 Southford Rd, Middlebury, CT 06770). Customers are responsible for loading their own items and must come prepared to do so.