Prep Your Items


How to Sort, Hang & Bag


  • Shirts
  • Pants
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Outfits
  • Coats
  • Sweaters
  • Dance/Gymnastic wear
  • Tutus
  • Bathing Suits
  • Uniforms
  • Costumes/Dress-up

Don’t Hang:

  • Blankets (fold, pin, tag or bag)
  • Carriers/Slings (tag)
  • Socks/Tights (bag)
  • Sheets (fold, pin, tag or bag)
  • Ties, Belts (bag or just tag)
  • Hats (bag or just tag)
  • Gloves/mittens/scarves (bag or just tag)
  • Purses, diaper bags (tag)
  • Towels (bag or just tag)
  • Shoes (see below)
  • Toys (see below)

Your Choice:

  • Onesies/Undershirts/Sleepers
  • Bedding (bedding bags or XL ziplocs work best, but hang if necessary) – wait to seal bedding until after it passes inspection, please.  We will open it, inspect it, and provide a supplies for you to seal your bag.  Sorry, we no longer accept bedding sets.

More Tips:

Maximize your sales. Start by tagging “best sellers” (see below). If you haven’t reached your max, work in your best selection of infant / all other categories.

Best Sellers at Little T

  • Sizes 18 months – 10/12
  • Shoes
  • Large essentials: Strollers, high chairs, exersaucers, pack & plays, bouncers
  • Large toys / outdoor toys: Little tykes, play houses, things on wheels, easels, wagons, bike accessories
  • Toys, toys, toys – as long as they aren’t recalled and accessories are still sold in stores
  • Brand names at fair prices

SPRING/SUMMER items only. Know what we can/can’t accept before you spend the time prepping.

USING A TAGGING GUN? To prevent holes, punch through the garment tag (inside the collar or waistband) or at a seam (underarm preferred). Do not use your tagging gun to attach pants to a top to create an outfit.  Safety pins must be used in this instance to attach all pieces to the hanger.

Hang items with hook facing left, like a question mark.  Pants should be hung facing out with the waist band safety-pinned to the top part of the hanger. Adult wire hangers work well.

Create outfits.  Give ’em a deal, and they sell very well.

Best shoes only. Limit 10 pair per boy/girl. Zip-tie shoes together or use a ribbon or string to tie shoes together. DO NOT BAG SHOES.  Secure 1/2 size tag with size and barcode to in-sole or check out this video on how to tag shoes.  Be sure to jot the shoe size on the barcode!

Toys must work with batteries. They won’t sell if they don’t function.

Multiple-piece items (toys, accessories) should be packaged in a way that reduces risk of separation. We recommend ziploc bags, especially the XL bags for large items.

Selling a large item? Order/Print the barcode and make a tag. Wait to attach the tag until drop-off, where you will receive a large item claim ticket to use with your tag. Plan to assemble cribs, etc.


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