Proudly Indigenous Crafts & Designs - Seal Fur Products

Become a Vendor

Become a Vendor on the Proudly Indigenous Crafts & Designs (PIC&D) online store for the opportunity to increase your visibility and reach new customers for your authentic seal products. Proudly Indigenous Crafts & Designs (PIC&D) Become a vendor

Vendor Benefits

  1. Readymade traffic:
    Thanks to our well defined online marketing strategy, the PIC&D online store will attract a huge amount of traffic and sales opportunities. Creating an online store and investing in marketing will consume tens of thousands of dollars but you still wouldn’t be able to attract as much traffic.
  2. Small setup costs:
    The PIC&D marketplace will save you money by providing administrative, marketing and software development services to you and your customers.
  3. Simplified shipping:
    E-Commerce entrepreneurs need to deal with various logistics and shipping tasks, as well as order processing, product information updating, pricing, etc. The PIC&D marketplace helps to automate most of these tasks.
  4. Flexibility:
    Merchants on the PIC&D marketplace can manage product details, prices, and areas of delivery, make additions, and updates as per their convenience. This flexibility comes along with no requirement of technical knowledge.
  5. Wide field of products available:
    The PIC&D marketplace presents seal products made by a variety of Indigenous crafters. Instead of wasting time looking for products all across the Internet, potential customers just browse one marketplace to find all they need within a product category.

Pricing

  1. Registration is free of direct monthly fees.
  2. Every sale is averaged out by a commission of 13%.
  3. The 13% commission includes: 3% to PayPal (2.9% + $0.30/transaction) and 10% to the Administrator for ongoing marketing, promotion and operations.

Vendors Eligibility Criteria

  1. All Vendors must be a Proudly Indigenous Crafts & Designs Member.
  2. Canadian vendors must be from Inuit Nunangat.
  3. Products must be handmade by the vendor.
  4. The vendors’ collection must include a majority of seal products and other natural materials.
  5. If vendors wish to sell their seal products to the European Union (EU), they must confirm the product is made from seal skin that has been certified by a recognized body (Government of Nunavut, Government of Northwest Territories or Great Greenland).

Registration Process

  1. Complete ANNEX 1 VENDOR’S TRACEABILITY CRITERIA and send it to info@proudlyindigenouscrafts.com.
  2. Your products must meet specific quality, traceability and safety criteria. The Evaluation Committee will determine if you are eligible to sell your seal products on the PIC&D Online Store.
  3. Once you have been approved as a Vendor, you should complete and submit the following documents to info@proudlyindigenouscrafts.com:
    A) ANNEX 2 SEAL PRODUCT LISTING FORM
    B) Your personal Bio (+- 250 word)
    C) High resolution head shot of yourself
    D) High resolution images of your products (Please view our requirements in ANNEX 5 PICTURES REQUIREMENT PICD ONLINE STORE)
    E) Signed version of the VENDOR TERMS OF USE document
  4. Attend the online training session with the administrator.
  5. Sign up for PayPal.
  6. Sign up for a Canada post account, if applicable.
  7. Sign up for GST/HST taxes, if applicable.
  8. Configure your Vendor’s PIC&D Account.
  9. Update your products when required.

Increase your online visibility and reach new customers for your authentic seal products.

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