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Are there work requirements?
No. We work for you not the other way around.
What are the costs and fees?
We take a small percent of the sales to cover credit card fees and employee costs. Each store is uniquely setup for that location. Ask the store manager for details.
Does Painted Tree charge electric fees?
No. We encourage the use of lighting as it makes the store look better and increases sales.
How do you advertise?
We’ve partnered with an award winning national advertising agency to advertise on TV, digital, social media. You can see our commercials on HGTV, E!, TLC, DIY, Bravo, and Freeform as well as Hulu, Netflix and many others. We’ll let Caylie explain more in the video below.
How often do you post on Social Media?
Everyday! We have a full time social media staff member that makes daily posts and monitors the comments.
Are there times I can restock or make changes to my space without customers present?
Yes. Twice a month we stay open late just for vendors.
Do you have special events?
Yes. We have major events throughout the year like tent sales, sidewalk sales, Christmas Open House, Ladies Nights, and more.
Own a brick and mortar shop?
Ever feel stuck at your shop?
Can I use Painted Tree as a second location?
Of course! We’ve had many stores open a second location at Painted Tree to sell their products without the headache and overhead of opening another brick and mortar location. Some stores rent a space mainly as a form of advertising their main location.
How does Painted Tree compare to selling online?
Decorator / Designer?
Can I spread the word about my interior design and decorator services at Painted Tree?
We have many decorators and interior designers that use Painted Tree as an advertisement for their design business. What better way to see the look and feel of a designer than to walk into a space completely created by them! You may install signage and leave out business cards and brochures. If you let our staff know that it’s ok to give out your number, we will share your information with shoppers who come in asking if we can help them find a designer.
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How does all of this work?
How much does it cost?
We charge a monthly rent for the space and a small commission on sales. These depend on which space you choose and which location you are interested in. Talk to the store manager for more information.
How long is a lease?
The initial lease is 6 months and then it is month to month after that.
How do I lease a space?
Fill out the vendor application. We’ll give you a call when space becomes available.
How does Painted Tree choose who comes into the store?
We look at all the applications we have on file and make a determination on who we feel would be the best fit for the specific space we have available. We take into account the size and location of the space, the quality and unique nature of the items for sale, the look of each shop, and the experience of the shop owner.
Sell at shows and pop up markets?
How does PT compare to selling in shows and pop up markets?
Photographer or Home Improvement Contractor?
Can I use the space to advertise my work?
Yes, we have many photographers who rent space to advertise their talents. Thousands of people will walk by your space on a regular basis not only seeing your name, but the quality of your work. When they are ready for family portraits, wedding photography, or senior pictures, they know where to find you!
Can I use the space as a showroom for my home imporovement business?
Yes, we have many home improvement specialists who rent space as a showroom for their to advertise their services. Thousands of people will walk by your showroom on a regular basis not only seeing your name, but the quality of your work. When they are ready for a remodel or improvement, they know where to find you.