GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF RENTAL AT PEDDLER’S JUNCTION VENDOR MALL
As a Vendor, you agree in good faith, to rent assigned space(s) only on a Month-to-Month basis. Further, Vendors understand and agree to always follow these general rental terms and conditions below:
Monthly Rental Costs: Vendors agrees to pay, on a continuous monthly basis until properly canceled, their Monthly Space Rent. Peddler’s Junction will provide an overview of your monthly rent. Monthly rent is non-refundable. Vendors agree to pay this rent on or before the first (1st) day of every month.
Rental Payments: Vendors agree to pay any and all amounts due on their account using one (or more) of the following payment methods: electronic Web-portal payment, Cash, Check, Cashier’s Check, Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover) or payout withholding. If a check is not honored by their bank, (either by: “NSF”, “Stop Payment” “or other bank reasons”), a $35.00 fee will be added to the total rent owed.
Remaining Balances: Vendors agree any and all remaining unpaid account balances will be Payout Withheld (automatically deducted) from Sales Payout Payments each month.
Late Fees Calculation: Vendor agrees if the normal monthly rent, and/or remaining balances, have not been paid on or before the 1st of each month, Peddler’s Junction has the right to apply a late fee on overdue balance according to Peddler’s Junction late fee table.
Sales Payout Payments: Vendors agree merchandise sold from the 1st day of the previous month through the last day of the previous month are paid on the 8th day following the month close.
Transactions: Vendors agree that all merchandise sold must go through the central registers; Vendors are not permitted to sell merchandise or collect money in their rented space. All merchandise must have a tag showing items booth number, price, and brief description. If the item is on sale, the Vendor must place a new tag on the item; do not mark through a price and write the sale price. Vendor agrees that Peddler’s Junction shall deduct a Credit Card fee on each transaction made by credit or debit card. All Merchandise will be sold on an “as is” basis unless the vendor approves a refund (exception: pallet sold merchandise). Vendors who sell “pallet products” understand there is an automatic 72-hour customer receipt return guarantee on products sold.
Sales Tax: Peddler’s Junction will collect and pay merchandise sales and city tax, as required.
General Booth Information: Peddler’s Junction takes pride in the booths provided to our Vendors. Wall construction and maintenance are a large part of that. Vendors agree that booths come with standard OSB/ pegboard walls. Modification to a booth is allowed with the approval of management. Vendors agree to talk to Peddler’s Junction Management before making any changes to the provided space walls, noting that no booth walls will be over 8 feet tall, and no fencing material of any kind shall be used in rented space. Vendor understand any modifications made to the rental space become property of Peddler’s Junction. Vendors are not permitted to paint floors. Vendors agree that rented booth space must be tastefully built and always maintained. Further, Vendors agree that booths must be clean and clutter free. Vendors who do not follow this clean booth policy will be charged $45.00 from Peddler’s Junction to clean their space.
No Promise Rule: Vendors agree not to promise their rented space(s) to someone else upon departure. Once notice has been provided that the Vendor is leaving, Vendors agree Peddler’s Junction has the right to re-rent the space at any time the space becomes empty.
Sharing Space: Vendors agree that Peddler’s Junction does not allow vendors to share rental space.
Product/Property Security: Peddler’s Junction makes every effort to protect Vendor items and Vendors agree we are not responsible for their merchandise while selling on their behalf. Vendors understand Peddler’s Junction will not hold insurance for Vendor products; Vendors are encouraged to have their own product insurance while renting.
Selling Limitations: Vendors understand and agree they can display any legal item for sell within Peddler’s Junction assigned designated space(s). With this said, there are some special selling rules which Vendors must agree to follow:
- Absolutely no pornography of any kind allowed to be sold.
- No items that smell of alcohol allowed. (Old whiskey decanters must be cleaned).
- Knifes, “Personal Protection Items”, swords, antique guns, crossbows, slingshots, and/or other dangerous items must be sold in locked case.
- NO firearms can be sold in Peddler’s Junction. (EXCEPTION: antique guns dated before 1898 can be sold if date is verified against code 26 U.S.C 5845(G)).
- Animals (preserved or alive) are not allowed to be sold.
- Homemade candy, jams, jellies, and other food items, require proper license.
- No open flames are permitted in the store. You are not permitted to light any devices for demonstration purpose.
- “Knock off/Imitation” items are not allowed to be sold.
- Any Item considered illegal according to current Ohio revised code can not be sold.
- Drug related paraphernalia (including water pipes) are not allowed to be sold.
- Items that require state issued “special licensing” from the state of Ohio (such as fresh meat, cheese, or tobacco) can not be sold.
- FLAMMABLES PRODUCTS/ITEMS: (such as lamps, lighters, chainsaws, weed eaters,) should be emptied before bring in to sell, and remain empty while for sale.
Loading/Unloading Products: When bringing merchandise into rented Space, Vendors agree to inform the staff and enter as directed. Vendors agree to inform Peddler’s Junction staff (and allow inspection of all items) bringing in or removed from the store.
Anti-Discrimination Policy: Vendors agree that swearing and telling “off color” jokes is strictly prohibited. Further it is understood that Peddler’s Junction does not allow comments from Vendor’s that promote, foster, or perpetuate discrimination based on race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, status about public assistance, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation.
Renewal: Unless notified in writing a vendor will leave, Vendors agree these rental terms and conditions and monthly cost(s) for assigned spaces will automatically renew monthly.
Contract Right Reservation: Peddler’s Junction reserves the right to modify and/or change the terms and conditions of this rental agreement, including rental rates, at any time. Peddler’s Junction will always notify Vendors of any rental amount, or general term and condition changes. Vendors agree to the responsibility of understanding timing and impact of such changes.
Indemnification Clause: Vendors agree and releases, indemnifies, and holds Peddler’s Junction LLC, Tanner Property Management Inc., its employees’, agents, and owners harmless from any and all liability.
Failure to pay rent/late fees: If the Vendor refuses to pay late fee(s) and/or agreed monthly rent, Peddler’s Junction will provide the Vendor a notice showing any remaining late rent and additional fees and place a lien on the property in the rented space(s). It is expressively understood by the Vendor that during the notice period, all merchandise currently in Vendors rented space will go into “LOCK OUT” lien state. Peddler’s Junction shall have the right to not release lien merchandise unless the lien has been paid in full. If full payment has not been received during the 30 days’ notice period, all merchandise in the lien will become the property of Peddler’s Junction to sell.
Pro-rated first month’s rent: Vendors who do not start on the 1st day of the month will be offered a pro-rated rent for their first partial month. Pro-rated rent must be paid at sign up. The pro-rated first month rent will be different than a vendors full monthly rent, depending on the day in which the vendor begins renting.