Selling Partner Terms & Conditions
We have intentionally written our T&C’s in the most simple and everyday
language to ensure your quick understanding and our commitment as a partner
in growing your business. Please note that the full partner terms & conditions
of your contract will be made available to you on the registration page.
We encourage you to read these.
The following guidelines set out the rules that you must agree to follow in order
to become (and continue to be) a member of THE EARLY YEARS BOUTIQUE selling
They will help you to grow your business and to meet the highest level of customer
1. Engaged marketing
To maximise the success of your business, we encourage you to provide us with
marketing content, ideas and contribution to our blog, testimonials and
customer reviews. We are always on hand with marketing expertise to
ensure you product sales, this includes:
Emailing us offers and discounts for your products
Emailing us blog articles that we can send to our large database of
Emailing us customer pictures or testimonials from sales
New products or new photography
In order to increase exposure of your products it is also advisable to list a
TEYBoutique link back to your store on your website, Twitter account or Facebook page.
2. Provide Great Customer Service – to ensure repeat sales we encourage all
Honour your shipping and processing times.
(Continuous failure over a short period of time, to honour your shipping/processing times, will result in a 5% late shipping penalty fee deducted from each late order. This will be up to the discretion of The Early Years Boutique)
Respond to conversations in a timely manner.
(Within 1/3 working days. If you do not hear back from the customer, you should email them again. If you do not hear back from your email, you can ask HQ for help or you can ring your customer)
Clearly state and confirm postage charges
Explain your shop’s policies clearly and honour those commitments.
If you are unable to complete an order, you must notify the Early Years Boutique immediately within 1/2 working days and we will offer help and assistant to you.
3. Working in partnership
We are a small, independent and committed team who work hard to help
you grow your business and provide a great service. All communication
with Partners is carried out via email. We ask all of our Partners to maintain a
professional relationship in any dealings with any member of staff at
4. NEW Packaging guidelines
We require all sellers to adhere to the guidelines below:
3. Each parcel should contain a TEYBOUTIQUE branded slip. Download here.
5. TEYBoutique.com’s Fee’s
VIP Membership - Your own 'webstore'
There are 2 specific fees at TEYBoutique.com. These are joining fee and the commission fee.
The Joining Fee is from £99 and we charge a Commission from as low as 0% on product sales.
After the joining fee is paid there are no additional fees or contracts, no hidden fees, no admin, listing or annual fees.
The joining fee is a once off fee (not an annual fee).
6. Store set up
Sellers will be able to add new products via new Seller's Area to be
submitted for approval, from Thursday 24th November 2016.
THE EARLY YEARS BOUTIQUE will aim to review new products as quickly as possible.
Sellers can email THE EARLY YEARS BOUTIQUE at anytime for help / support or
guidance on new products. THE EARLY YEARS BOUTIQUE will happily make
recommendations on new products to ensure they are a 'match' for our marketplace &
somewhat different to what we have already.
THE EARLY YEARS BOUTIQUE will work with you to determine the best products to
add to your store. If we feel that a product will not sell on our platform, the product will
not be added to your store.
THE EARLY YEARS BOUTIQUE can choose to remove a product at any given time if
they feel the product or store does not fit in well with current or future marketing plans.
THE EARLY YEARS BOUTIQUE aims to work in partnership with each seller to guide
their business in the right direction. THE EARLY YEARS BOUTIQUE may help a seller
with new product ideas and new product development.
There are no time restraints after registration. You can set up your webstore, plus add products to your store at anytime.
7. Image Guidelines
THE EARLY YEARS BOUTIQUE ask that all images are clear, bright, not fuzzy and
contain real lifestyle images if possible. We can't accept images of dolls or mannequins.
8. The Order Process
THE EARLY YEARS BOUTIQUE will email the seller an order, the seller will create the
order & ship within an agreed time frame. The seller will receive payment minus the
commission of the product listing price plus postage costs where applicable.
9. Payments to Sellers
Payment is made to you every 2 weeks, after you have submitted an Invoice to THE EARLY YEARS BOUTIQUE of all orders shipped.
10. Shipping Charges
NOTE: Each seller will decide what shipping options they would like to be made available on their products.
11. Delivery, Shipping & Returns
Returns / Refunds / Exchanges
Our policy lasts 14 days. If our customer is not completely satisfied with the goods, we
ask that the customer will return them to the seller.
To be eligible for a return, the items must be unused and in the same condition that you
received it. It must also be in the original packaging.
If you return an item due to an error on our part, we will happily refund you the full value of
You cannot return goods if they have been personalised specifically for you; where, in our
opinion you have not taken care of the goods, if you have made a spelling mistake on
your order and it has already been sent to production or if you have a change of mind,.
We do not provide refunds on gift vouchers.
Refunds (if applicable)
Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that
we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection
of your refund.
If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be
applied to your credit card or original method of payment.
We recommend that you send the parcel back using a delivery service that insures you
for the value of the goods, as we cannot accept responsibility for items damaged or lost
in the post
Replacements. (if applicable)
We only replace items if they are defective or damaged or an error has been made on our
part. If you feel that you need a replacement item shipped to you, please send us an
email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you more information.
TEYBoutique may terminate the agreement at any time immediately on written notice to
the selling partner, which may be served by email.
13. Cancellation & Refunds
We maintain a 'Membership Cancellation Guarantee', whereby you can cancel your membership with TEYBoutique.com at any stage by emailing email@example.com
Please use the structure below to cancel / terminate your membership:
I would like to cancel my membership with TEYBoutique.com
On receipt of a cancellation /termination notice, seller's membership will cease with immediate effect:
We do not have a cooling off period.
If you are on a payment plan or advertising bundle subscription plan, you must continue paying your plan in full until it ends. If we cannot process your monthly payments:
You will be billed immediately for the remaining balance of up to 24 months with the card details we have on file. If payment cannot be processed, a late penalty fee of £49 will be applied and you will be immediately billed by invoice for all remaining months (up to 24 months).
THE EARLY YEARS BOUTIQUE reserves the
right to cancel or terminate a partnership at any time. In most cases, THE EARLY
YEARS BOUTIQUE will contact the seller first. THE EARLY YEARS BOUTIQUE can
choose to keep a product live for as long as necessary after cancellation. The purpose
being, to fix any SEO issues or 404 Page not Found issues in Google when your
products are eventually removed. Any monies owed will be billed.
We reserve the right not to provide refunds to sellers.