consignment consignment  /kən ˈsaɪn mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) goods carried by a large vehicle
  2. (n) the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
  3. (n) the delivery of goods for sale or disposal

News

  1. Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news

    JockSale, the first consignment event franchise for sporting, outdoor and hobby gear, announces four franchise contracts in the following cities: Chattanooga; Matthews, N.C.; Hartford, Ct.; Raleigh, N.C.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Chattanoogan

  2. Coastal Kids Consignment Summer Event In Salisbury June 13-15

    SALISBURY, Md. - The Coastal Kids Consignment will hold their sale this week, of gently used items for all seasons.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WMDT Salisbury

  3. Consignment store owner jailed for fraud

    Dwayne Robert Kershner kept cash generated by his Sonoma consignment store, paid clients with bogus checks and stole $15,000 of merchandise after closing Front Door Antiques, according to police reports. Kershner, 51, was arrested Wednesday at his home in the Seven Flags Mobile Home Park. When the business in the Sonoma Marketplace shopping center suddenly closed at the end of May, several ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Sonoma Valley Sun

Quotes

  1. "I again repeat my urgent call to the Israeli government to allow safe passage of the Irish-owned vessel, the MV Rachel Corrie, which is still sailing towards Gaza to deliver its consignment of humanitarian aid," Mr. Martin said in Dublin....
    on Jun 2, 2010 By: Micheal Martin Source: The Hindu

  2. "Those clothes are not my property. We had three days of using clothes that the RNC purchased," Mrs Palin told Fox News. "If people knew how Todd and I and our kids shop so frugally. My favourite shop is a consignment shop in Anchorage,...
    on Oct 24, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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