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What I Should Have Said to the Guy Who Didn’t Quite Get Consignment

His expectations were not highly realistic.

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“So go sell it yourself and keep 100 percent of what you get!”

… to the man who wanted us to consign, clean, display, insure and promote his ugly opal necklace (made by a local rival no less), as well as pay my employees, credit card fees, taxes, box, bag and electricity costs, not to mention my name for 10 percent of the $2,000 he wanted for the piece.

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