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consign

v. 1) to deliver goods to a merchant to sell on behalf of the party delivering the items, as distinguished from transferring to a retailer at a wholesale price for re-sale. Example: leaving one's auto at a dealer to sell and split the profit. 2) to deliver to a carrier to be taken to an agent of the sender. 3) when a debtor has belongings but no money to pay his/her creditors and deposits his/her goods with a trustee who will sell them to raise money to pay the owner's debts and creditors. This is done by agreement between a debtor and his/her creditors or by order of a bankruptcy judge.

consign

verb abalienate, assign to, authorize, charge, commit, commit to another's trust, committere, convey, deliver, deliver formally, deliver over, deposit with, entrust, give in trust, hand over, have conveyed, send, ship, transfer, transfer for sale, transmit, transplant, transport, turn over
Associated concepts: bailment, conditional sale, consignnent contract of goods
See also: alienate, allocate, assign, attorn, authorize, cede, commit, confide, contribute, convey, delegate, detail, disperse, disseminate, distribute, divide, entrust, give, grant, leave, mete, refer, relegate, remand, remit, supply, transfer, transmit, transport, trust, vest
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Instead of a small credit union receiving less desirable lane placement and timing at a physical sale, most buyers online search by make and model, allowing any credit unions' cars to appear in the same list as national consignors.
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Our programs for our Certified Auction Partners and consignors provide a new way for vehicles to be marketed simultaneously in both online and physical auctions," said Greg Lubrani, Business Line Director, Independent Auctions, OPENLANE.
In 2015 alone, the company is projected to pay consignors over a $100 million from the resale of their luxury items.
The consignor deserves to get more money back for their premium luxury items.
George Mernagh, managing director of Tattersalls Ireland, which staged the first European breeze-up in 1977, added: "So many of the leading breeze-up consignors are based in Ireland and the new Tattersalls Ireland breeze-up will provide them with a locally based alternative to the Craven in Newmarket.
com, provides consignors nationwide with a more time- and cost-efficient way to sell their wholesale used vehicles.
Our mission at The RealReal is to make the selling process as convenient as possible, which starts by giving consignors a number of frictionless ways to get their luxury goods to us.
Last month, the Ocala Breeders' Sales company fined four consignors for five whip use infractions after the OBS February breeze-up sale.
Barrett-Jackson's proven ability to attract a large group of high-caliber buyers means consignors have the best opportunity to realize the maximum value of their vehicle," added Barrett-Jackson President Steve Davis.
Over the last couple years, we've seen our consignors turn into savvy shoppers, calling us on a daily basis from retail stores, asking what designer brands they should buy to get the highest resale value in the future.
With the workouts behind them, consignors are now wondering how the market will hold up.