How to consign
Gather your gear
1. find all the gear you would like to consign
2. check out the bottom of this this page to see what type of gear we accept
2. make sure the gear is clean (unwashed items will not be taken, or will be charged for cleaning fees)
3. fold it and put it in a bag that can easily be dropped off at the store
Bring in your gear
1. come to the store anytime during open hours and give us your bag of items
2. while you shop, we will look through your items and select which ones we can accept
3. items we can't take will be returned to you
Become a consignor
1. sign our Consignor Agreement
2. choose if you'd like to sign the Return Authorization Form-- in the case that some of your items don't sell within 180 days, you have the choice to donate your items or have them returned to you. (as we learn what sells/what doesnt, we are not being strict about this policy).
3. leave the rest to us!
ACCEPTED INVENTORY: We accept equipment and clothing related to the following sports. If you have questions about other gear feel free to contact us.
Winter sports: snowboarding, snowshoeing, skiing (x-country, downhill, backcountry), skating
Water sports: surfing, canoeing, kayaking, SUP, kite surfing, etc
Land sports: cycling, mountain biking, running, camping, hiking, climbing
Equipment we DO NOT accept: soccer, baseball, rugby, hockey, field hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, dance.
PRICING: Grove staff are experts in the field. We carefully price each item based on wear and tear, demand, and industry standards. If you disagree with our pricing, please contact us and we can explain our reasoning.
COMMISSION: Grove earns a commission on each sale that is made. For now, the split is 40% to you, 60% to Grove. Once we have regular inventory turnover and become Victoria's go-to outdoor consignment store, we hope to offer an even larger percentage to consignors.
DISCOUNTING: (these policies have not started yet) Grove changes its inventory on a regular basis based on seasons and turn over. If items are not selling quickly they will be discounted using the following schedule:
- After 3 weeks: 25% discount
- After 6 weeks: 50% discount
- After 180 days: item will be donated or returned to you