1) What type of products do we stock?
We want to offer a wonderful variety of beautiful handcrafted unusual and unique products in the shop, from Jewellery, pottery, up-cycling, gift cards, note books, bags and much much more, there will be something for all!
2) What kind of prices are the products be in the shop?
From £2 to £200! We aim to offer products for all price ranges and all pockets.
3) Where is the shop located?
Based on the pedestrianised part of Fore Street Redruth, opposite the Regal Theatre. We have a perfect location for those doing their weekly shopping or those just wandering by. With the variety of festivals held in Redruth each year we will be at the forefront of these events with our own stalls outside enticing customers into the shop.
4) How are we planning to promote the shop?
We are aiming to hold an opening day extravaganza! With faceprinting for children (and adults!!!) music, craft tasters, and many more surprises. Beyond the opening day we will be sending out press releases to all media,
5) When are the busiest months?
Although the summer months will be busier, we aim to create a busy hive of excitement all year round, taking part in festivals and art exhibitions as well as running a variety of clubs and workshops and other events all year round. We want The Craft Collective to become a community hub for crafts, where you can buy great gifts and products and meet with likeminded crafters and learn knew skills.
6) Do you have a minimum contract of commitment?
We don’t have a minimum contract of commitment, this gives our stockists the flexibility that needs to come with working in a creative world. If you decide to join in with our venture you will be offered the opportunity to sign up for one month or as many as you like.
9) Are you able to keep stock?
Due to limited storage space in the shop we will only be able to hold extra stock for those stockists who do not live in the local area. Please contact us if you wish to discuss this further.
10) How big are the display spaces?
While we are still in the process of having the shelves made for us we do not know the exact size. However our aim is to create spaces 70cm x 30cm(depth) this may become larger once we have the finished designs.
11) My products are unusually sized, how will you accommodate them?
Do not fear! You might be a painter or a photographer or a sculpture, just get in touch with us and we can discuss your requirement and find the best way we can help you.
12) I don’t live local, can I still rent a space?
Of course you can. We want to encourage creators all over the country, or even the world to join with us and sell their products in our shop. We are looking for variety and that means we are looking everywhere.
13) How do you inform stockists of their sales, and how often?
Once a month each stockist will be emailed a report showing what they have sold. If a stockist sells quicker than anticipated we will contact that person individually to discuss their requirements.
14) How do you pay stockists when they have made sales, and how often?
We aim to set up online banking for all our stockists to enable us to make the payments online at the end of each month. Currently first payments would be made on the last working day of each month.
15) How do you take payments for the rental spaces?
We are currently looking at a variety of ways in which to take payments via card. Once this has been confirmed we will make this public. We aim to be able to take card payments, cash and cheque. Payments due in advance.
If you have a query that we haven’t answered then please drop us an Email