Managing the Cashier Check-Out Line
Over the years, we have had a long sales check-out line for various reasons: 1) Not having enough cashiers at the beginning of the sale, 2) the school's network quitting, 3) our computer system quitting, 4) new volunteers not understanding the process and system right from the start of the swap, 5) the Shops not providing a complete or accurate inventory of the goods they provided 6) and more. A major issue that we plan for of course is having 2000-2500 people in the first 3
Sell/Consign gear at the Swap
Consignment is an arrangement in which goods are left in the possession of another party to sell. Typically, the consignor receives a percentage of the revenue from the sale. Both Snowsport Shops and Individual Sellers consign their new and used gear at the Newport Ski Swap. We take a small percentage of the sale and pay the consignee the rest. Individual sellers 1) register their gear online, 2) bring it on the assigned days/times. 3) swap personnel place it with the othe
The Swap will be here soon
44 days and counting down. The Ski Swap team has lots of work going on to put on this huge event and make it the best experience yet. Do not miss it for fabulous deals on great ski and snowboard gear. Remember, better gear equals a better experience which equals more fun.
The Newport Ski Swap is hosted by the Newport High School Parent Teachers Association. We have been at this many years there is constant change at the school, facilities, people, philosophy and more. In addition the PTA bylaws require that all leadership positions are for 2 years causing another set of people and philosophy changes. We have a continual set of students coming and going. This coupled with the vagaries of the economy and the potential snowfall cause other ch