Vintage items are all the rage. People sell these items on Etsy, eBay, and in stores. This boom in interest in vintage clothing and other items has created a lot of business opportunities, but there are some things to be wary of when buying and selling vintage goods.
Always be completely honest in item descriptions and don’t sell an item if your not sure it’s vintage. Putting honesty first will help your relationships with customers. If you’re not sure if an item is vintage, it’s best to have a professional look at it. This will help lower requests for returns and keep customers happy.
Always do your research and make sure your prices aren’t too high. If customers can get the same or similar items for less, they will. Pricing can be tricky with vintage products. Research will also help ensure you don’t sell items too cheap.
An important thing to remember in your vintage ventures is to carefully clean each item. While some antique and vintage products are best left like they are, often times customers don’t want dirty clothes. Older clothes are fragile, so consider hand washing them.