Vendor Plans | Online | Monthly Subscription

The Maker's Hub Virtual Vendor

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Once you've added a subscription to your shopping cart

  • IMPORTANT: At checkout please ensure the URL browser window includes 'recurring' in the address. If it doesn't, please clear your cart and re-add the plan. Then checkout. Do not 'go back'. Once added to your cart continue to progress forward. If you need to 'go back', not sweat, simply remove from cart and re-add once ready to checkout. 

    If prompted to express checkout, do not, you must go through the full checkout to register a new subscription plan. 

    URL browser bar should say 'recurring' like this at checkout;

    Basic $20/month
    - vendors must have e-commerce checkout
    - FB shopping group, up to 30 products
    - vendor support

    Tier 2 $34.95/month
    - sell in our online Boutique,
    - sales comm. 12%, $.30/transaction
    - 'Featured Brand' collection & custom listing template
    - FB/IG sales channels*
    - FB shopping group, up to 50 products
    - vendor support

    *FB/IG sales channels are subject to the social media platforms policies and approvals. The Maker's Hub doesn't not approve or decline listings on these channels.

    Vendors agree to;

  • have an e-commerce checkout (ours or their own)
  • vendors are required to have a Facebook business page
  • new vendors required to invite a min of 25 new members to the shopping group
  • products must have a creative, handmade element
  • pickups up at The Maker's Hub in Whitby, or otherwise shipped
  • food vendors require Dinesafe kitchen, current Food handlers permit, business insurance
  • bath & body vendors require business insurance and industry compliant labeling
  • no selling of licensed products unless an authorized seller
  • vendor is responsible for setting up and maintaining their own shopping album in the FB shopping group
  • vendors expected to engage in all tagged posts, share features and respond in a timely manner to comments on their own album and listings
  • vendors expected to process sales professionally and timely manner

  • Pay Day:
    If selling through TMH's website (tier 2 $34.95/month), payouts are monthly, by direct deposit, on the first Friday of the month. Unless the 1st falls on a Thursday or Friday. Under these circumstances, payouts will be the 2nd Friday of the month.

      Payment plans:
      This is a subscription product. Subscription fees are collected by monthly pre-authorized payments unless term is paid in full.

      Commission covers: 
      This fee covers, but is not limited to; processing/merchant fees, point of sale costs, monthly direct deposits, software and plugin fees, website servicing/maintenance.

      Transaction fee:
      This fee is charge from Shopify. We just pass it on, no inflation. All Shopify sites charge this.

      Cancellation Notice:
      3 month term to start. To cancel, Basic plan requires 48 hrs notice, Tier 2 requires 14 days.

      All orders for pickup are to be done at The Maker's Hub in Whitby. If you would like more info about this service, email us at

      - 1 month storage
      - pickup notification to customer
      - customer pickup reminders @ 15, 28, 45 days
      - status tracking

      Porch pickup and meet ups to exchange are prohibited in our shopping group unless approved by TMH.

      All vendors may offer shipping. This is not mandatory.

      Shipping is coming to our Boutique in 2021! Until available vendors can offer shipping directly.

      Turnaround Guarantee:
      Turnaround expectations are 14 days or less. During the peak shopping season, 21 days is considered reasonable if required. Vendor turnaround time guarantees are to be communicated clearly in the listing(s).

      The Maker's Hub is Durham Region based. Our vendor application is open to Ontario vendors.

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