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View Thread Re: Stores with Large Inventories, but Few Orders - mach1baby (6740)
[...] Another great point, we buy lots of collections and lots, but also turn down lots of them as well. We get picky, unless some is just donating. But I think when we do [...]
(5 months ago, Aug 14, 2020, to Selling)
View Thread Re: Stores with Large Inventories, but Few Orders - mach1baby (6740)
[...] Wholeheartedly, itā€™s about huge diversity in inventory. It was to a point where I was getting 30+ orders a day with the COVID-19 lockdown and I had to wave the white [...]
(5 months ago, Aug 14, 2020, to Selling)
View Thread Re: Stores with Large Inventories, but Few Orders - mach1baby (6740)
[...] We have our parts dept stockroomed for the most part for now but we are right at a million items. Scott
(5 months ago, Aug 14, 2020, to Selling)
View Thread Re: Take a Number? - mach1baby (6740)
[...] My suggestion is simple, if you are behind, close your store and catch up, people understand and will wait to order more when you re-open. Don't get to a point where [...]
(5 months ago, Aug 14, 2020, to Suggestions)
View Thread Re: small number of orders - help? - mach1baby (6740)
[...] August is typically slower, folks finishing up holidays and getting ready to return back to school, though most in the US are going virtual. We tend to get ready for [...]
(5 months ago, Aug 7, 2020, to Selling)
View Thread Re: Negative feedback based on a lie - mach1baby (6740)
[...] For this reason alone is why we have put the brakes on international shipping, even to our neighbors to the north. It doesn't matter how many places you put it on [...]
(5 months ago, Aug 5, 2020, to Problem)
View Thread Re: Terms of Service Update for Tax Compliance - mach1baby (6740)
[...] Well it will be interesting to see how all this may play out and TLG is really going to have to do their homework as every state is different in reporting and collecting. [...]
(6 months ago, Jul 24, 2020, to Administrative)
View Thread Re: Terms of Service Update for Tax Compliance - mach1baby (6740)
[...] It would be a nightmare for brick and mortar stores as again I have to report quarterly on all in state sales whether online or in person. That will not be fun and I'd [...]
(6 months ago, Jul 24, 2020, to Administrative)
View Thread Re: Terms of Service Update for Tax Compliance - mach1baby (6740)
[...] Again how does that apply to Brick and Mortar stores? As I have to collect if I have an in state customer, whether bricklink collects or not, it cannot be on behalf of [...]
(6 months ago, Jul 24, 2020, to Administrative)
View Thread Re: Terms of Service Update for Tax Compliance - mach1baby (6740)
[...] So what are these added states in August? For instance, I am a brick and mortar store in WA state and if is one of those added states, I am required to collect sales [...]
(6 months ago, Jul 24, 2020, to Administrative)
View Thread Re: Orders - mach1baby (6740)
[...] I actually stockroomed the parts aspect of our store because it was too much for just me to handle. I will re-open the parts once some normalcy comes back. I was popping [...]
(6 months ago, Jul 21, 2020, to General)
View Thread Re: Suggestion or best practice for lost package - mach1baby (6740)
[...] How long has it been? I was visiting family back east 3 weeks ago, bought a large collection and mailed it back. 3 of the 4 boxes were delivered within 3 days but the [...]
(6 months ago, Jul 7, 2020, to Shipping)
View Thread Re: Patience - virtue/obsession/myth - mach1baby (6740)
[...] It was something I have never seen and you are right it were all the newbies and there were loads of them that seemed to be the impatient ones. I am restocked but not [...]
(7 months ago, Jun 10, 2020, to General)
View Thread Re: Patience - virtue/obsession/myth - mach1baby (6740)
[...] I think it will level out and start to see order declines as things open up. We are starting to do that here so I expect folks will be doing outdoor activities and getting [...]
(7 months ago, Jun 10, 2020, to General)
View Thread Re: Patience - virtue/obsession/myth - mach1baby (6740)
[...] We actually stockroomed all of our parts inventory for the time being, the orders were overwhelming, me the only one doing them, yes impatient folks, and patient ones. [...]
(7 months ago, Jun 10, 2020, to General)
View Thread Re: Beware of PayPal/USPS underpaid postage claim - mach1baby (6740)
[...] It's from paypal, we have gotten them and you are at the mercy of the USPS and there is no chance you will ever win that battle. Pay and move on. Scott
(8 months ago, Jun 1, 2020, to Shipping)
View Thread Re: Neutral feedback does not seem to be neutral - mach1baby (6740)
[...] One reason why we have cut out international shipping until commercial flights have returned to some normalcy, but we don't anticipate opening international shipping [...]
(8 months ago, May 30, 2020, to Feedback)
View Thread Re: Neutral feedback does not seem to be neutral - mach1baby (6740)
[...] When a neutral is left, it impacts the sellers percentage rating, which is taken as a negative in general. If everyone left a neutral or was just ho hum about the transaction [...]
(8 months ago, May 30, 2020, to Feedback)
View Thread Re: I HIGHLY recommend this- international ship - mach1baby (6740)
[...] We cut out international shipping as well until this blows over and airlines start taking USPS mail international on a more consistent basis. I am not willing to risk [...]
(8 months ago, May 24, 2020, to Shipping)
View Thread Re: Interesting Request From Buyer... - mach1baby (6740)
[...] I think 30% is even conservative, my guess is better than 1/2 and kids nowadays already have PayPal accounts etc.. I can tell just by the verbage in some of the messages [...]
(8 months ago, May 23, 2020, to Selling)
View Thread Re: Massive Problem with USPS - mach1baby (6740)
[...] She gets extra attention from me, they are getting hammered daily with stay at home orders and everyone ordering online currently. Her van is packed to the gills daily, [...]
(8 months ago, May 23, 2020, to Problem)
View Thread Re: Massive Problem with USPS - mach1baby (6740)
[...] This reason is why I like carrier pickup from our store, scanned when my wonderful carrier picks up daily, and I give her treatsšŸ¤©
(8 months ago, May 23, 2020, to Problem)
View Thread Re: Interesting Request From Buyer... - mach1baby (6740)
[...] I thought there was a vetting process through bricklink on accounts or there used to be. Minimum age for an account was 18, it would be interested to see out of all these [...]
(8 months ago, May 23, 2020, to Selling)
View Thread Re: Negative feedback unfairly recieved - mach1baby (6740)
[...] It seems with the advent of Covid, bricklink has seen a ton of new users and they are quick to jump the gun when it comes to other than positive feedback or really know [...]
(8 months ago, May 12, 2020, to Feedback)
View Thread Re: Number of orders are exploding! Help! - mach1baby (6740)
[...] I just shut down myself, I have a ton of in store projects to get done before the governor lets us re-open and it's been crazy. It's great money but a bit overwhelming [...]
(8 months ago, May 12, 2020, to Selling)

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