Thank you for your interest in opening a store with Little
Kiwi’s Nest! We are always looking for fabulous handmade designers to join the nest.
What are the criteria for opening a store?
To sell on Little Kiwi’s Nest you must be a nest-based
business (ie home based!) with a commitment to provide
quality products & excellent customer service. Products
must relate to items for newborns through to ten year olds.
We aim to provide a good mix of products and may limit the
number of active stores within a particular category. Little
Kiwi’s Nest has sole discretion over whether your store
will be accepted.
What are the advantages of operating my own store on
Little Kiwi’s Nest?
Operating a store on Little Kiwi’s Nest is like
having your own webshop, without the hassle & costs
associated with setting one up from scratch. You have
control over your listing, including stock quantities, ability
to have multiple images, setting postal charges, shipping
methods, return/warranty policies & payment options. And
to get a feel for what your customers like you can access full
sales reports for your store at any time.
Customers love the site because they can purchase items
from any of the stores on Little Kiwi’s Nest, and yet
they only have to pay a single invoice regardless of the
amount of stores they have purchased goods from in that
session (the money automatically divides up and goes to the
Stores will receive a ‘email@example.com.
nz’ email address, adding to the professional image of
your business. Having a website to give to customers and to
use on business cards is invaluable if you usually sell at
markets or by word of mouth.
What is the contract period?
We know from personal experience that family life always
comes first so Little Kiwi’s Nest is designed to fit around
After an initial contract of just 4 months, there is no
ongoing commitment to always have stock on your shelves.
You will simply be charged month-by-month.
If you are going away for an extended period of time or
just wish to let your creative juices revive, you can ask to
‘rest’ your store so that the public cannot see it. Once
you are ready to come back onboard, we simply reactivate your
account and all your information is exactly how you left it.
You are not charged for any month that your store is disabled,
provided your store was disabled for most of the said
So how much does it cost?
Little Kiwi’s Nest charges an extremely low, flat-rate
monthly fee to host your store. There are NO ADDITIONAL
LISTING CHARGES OR SUCCESS RATE FEES. Our site allows you to
accept payments through PayPal. Please refer to PayPal
for their current fees.
For current pricing or more information please contact
Little Kiwi’s Nest on firstname.lastname@example.org
I want to sign up now!
To apply to open a store, please email
email@example.com with the following information:
* Name of Store (please also attach your store's
logo image to the email if you have one)
* Description/background of Store (for an 'About Me' page)
* A list of goods that you sell, or intend to sell
* Links to any of your existing storefronts (Etsy etc.) or
products currently for sale on TradeMe.
* Feedback from customers. If you don’t have a selling
history, we may request a product be sent to us to verify its