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  • 1560s, "sealing with a sign," from consign + -ment. Meaning "delivering over" is from 1660s; especially of goods, for the sake of sale or auction, from c. 1700. Meaning "quantity of goods so assigned" is recorded from 1720s.1560, 1660, 1700, 1720

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  • Consignment Consignment is the act of consigning, the act of giving over to another person or agent's charge, custody or care any material or goods but retaining legal ownership until the material or goods are sold. That may be done for the purpose of shipping the goods, transferring the goods to auction or intending the goods to be placed on sale in a store.
  • Consignment agreement A consignment agreement is an agreement between a consignee and consignor for the storage, transfer, sale or resale and use of the commodity. The consignee may take goods from the consignment stock for use or resale subject to payment to the consignor agreeably to the terms bargained in the consignment agreement. The unsold goods will normally be returned by the consignee to the consignor.
  • Consignment stock Consignment stock is stock legally owned by one party, but held by another, meaning that the risk and rewards regarding to the said stock remains with the first party while the second party is responsible for distribution or retail operations.
  • Consignment store Consignment store may mean:Consignment store - collection of stalls rented by individual merchants Consignment store in North America, where people sell their used clothing and receive money for it when a shopper at the consignment store buys the used merchandise
  • Global Identification Number for Consignment The Global Identification Number for Consignment (GINC) is part of the GS1 system of standards. It is a simple tool used to identify goods in world trade.
  • MicroConsignment The MicroConsignment Model (MCM) establishes profitable income generating opportunities for primarily women that to date are selling products such as wood-burning stoves, reading glasses, water filters, seeds and gardening techniques and energy efficient lightbulbs to villagers. Through the MCM local individuals with entrepreneurial qualities can start their own business through “sweat equity” and realize profits from inception. Although it rarely works in practice, the model allows for collaboration with local strategic partner organizations to adapt local solutions and train and support local entrepreneurs who serve rural communities within designated territories. What drives the model is an interdisciplinary, intuitive and non-linear approach whereby all stakeholders add value. The model utilizes a rotating capital mechanism with low start-up costs that are continually reinvested. In essence, the MCM strives to intervene at all levels by creating an “ecosystem” whereby problems are diagnosed and products are encountered/designed which are then inserted into the distribution model via the locally trained and supported entrepreneurs.
  • Consignment store (East Asia) Consignment store, is a transformation of flea market; which sets up many transparent boxes in a small shop for people to rent and sell their products. The renters can also treat the boxes as showrooms and display their products or artworks there. This kind of shop was originated in Japan and the concept spread in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau between 2000 and 2005. However, the business environment of consignment shop had deteriorated since 2010.
  • Consignment (mixtape) Consignment is the fifth mixtape released by rap artist Jadakiss. It was released on April 27, 2012. The mixtape has been downloaded over 1 million times on DatPiff, certifying it double platinum. The mixtape features guest appearances from Wale, French Montana, Styles P, Meek Mill, Yung Joc, Fabolous, Lloyd Banks, Young Jeezy, Yo Gotti, Ace Hood, Waka Flocka Flame, Slim Dunkin, 2 Chainz, Emanny, Cito, Goldie, Swerv, Future, Gucci Mane, Sheek Louch and Trae Tha Truth.
  • Parcel (consignment) A parcel is an individual consignment of cargo for shipment. Is the unit used in the daily practice for sending and receiving all kinds of cargo. It may have all shapes and sizes. The size can range from an actual mail parcel to 100 boxes of wine, with a top limit, for example, of 4 million barrels cargo of oil large enough to fill a supertanker.
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