Please tell us about your business and the service that you provide:
Twice yearly consignment sale! Help other Moms and Dads make money on items their children have outgrown and save on what they need for their kiddos.
Being able to help other parents save on what they needed but also make money on the items their children have outgrown.
What kind of background or expertise do you have in your field?
We have both worked many years in sale! We also feel we are Super Savvy in saving money.
What trends do you see in your current industry?
More folks are turning to consignment to scale back on what their family spends.
What are the most demanding aspects about your business?
Getting the word out about the sale!
What are the most rewarding aspects about your business?
Seeing the Moms and Dads run in to get the best deal then seeing their faces when you tell them their total. They are amazed at what they all just got for so little.
What advice would you give to someone interested in starting a business like yours?
Know it takes a few years to grow and make a profit. It’s more like a full time job then part time.
What are you most proud of as a parent-preneur?
Knowing how much we are saving other parents is the best feeling!
How have you been able to balance your time between work and your family?
I’m able to work while my daughter is in school or after she is bed! As well lots of family and friends that help out.
What has been the most effective way for you to promote and market yourself?
Word of mouth from other consignors, volunteers and shoppers.
Finally: What does your “Milk Money” provide for you and your family?
It’s a great way to stay connected to other parent-preneurs.