What is unique about Acosta's Consignment?
Acosta's Consignment utilizes 2 beautiful St. Charles showrooms to display and sell nearly new quality home furnishings, home accessories and jewelry - all with your convenience in mind. Our inventory comes from beautiful homes throughout the Chicagoland area, model homes, showrooms and estates. We maintain consignor contracts for 120 days resulting in a constant turnover of quality goods promoting high, repeat shopper traffic.
What items will Acosta's Consignment accept?
We accept attractive, good quality furniture pieces (current style) that are in excellent condition. Additionally we accept: framed artwork, area rugs, lamps, mirrors, jewelry, name brand crystal & glass (Waterford, Lalique, Steuben, etc), higher end brand name full sets of china, Lladros, and larger home accent items. We also occasionally accept unique estate pieces (in excellent condition), designer handbags and many collectible items. All decorative items must have a resale value of at least $25.
We cannot accept: Mattresses, TV armoires, electronics, appliances, camping or sports items, organs, grills, clear glass items, collector's plates, most gold rimmed china patterns, Chandeliers, Beanie Babies, miscellaneous dishes or any item with a resale value of less than $25.
Where are you located?
In St. Charles at 1920 W. Main Street and 116 E. Main Street also in St. Charles
What are your hours?
Daily store hours are 10AM to 6PM on Tuesday through Friday,10AM to 5PM on Saturday and 12PM - 5PM on Sunday.
How do I find out if my items will sell in your store?
Please take a photo of the item(s) and text to 630-677-1638 or drop photos by the store including your name, address, phone number as well at the brand name and orig. purchase prices. From the photos, we can determine if the items would be a good fit for the store and set up a time for the items to come in to the store.
Are my items marked down over the 120 day consignment period?
We mark items down items 10% every 25 days.
I only have decor, accessories &/or jewelry to consign. Do I have to take photos of these too?
No, you can bring these items into the store any time.
How are my items priced?
The owners of Acosta's Consignment are both certified personal property appraisers and have over 30 years of combined experience valuing items. We price items after we have had an opportunity to inspect them. At that time, we will determine a price with consideration given to the original cost, age, demand, overall condition and brand name.
How am I paid?
We are partners with you on a 60/40 (60% to you) basis on items that sell for over $750 and on a 50/50 basis on items sold for under $749. Checks are mailed around the 15th of the month for all items that have sold during the previous month.
What happens if my items don’t sell?
Most items will sell within the first 60 days, however, if an item does not sell at the end of the 120 day consignment period you may pick up your item or it will become property of Acosta's Consignment to further reduce to sell or donate at our discretion.
Do you have people available to help get things from our truck/auto into your store?
No, we can not. Please bring someone with you to assist in loading and unloading your things.
How do I get my furniture to your shop?
We do have delivery contacts available for both pick ups & deliveries- please contact us for more information.