I signed a "vendor agreement" with a consignment shop to rent space at 1.25/sq foot plus 10% commission of sales, and after going through my records, I find I've been GROSSLY overcharged rent for several months, as it is explicitly outlined in the version of the contract I agreed to and signed.
There are many other details of the contract I feel the store owner has breached, but what course of action would you recommend to recover an over-payment of rental space? Per the agreement, I should be charged $6.25 for my 5sq/ft of rental space, but have been charged $50/month instead.
If the consignment shop doesn't cooperate when you notify them of the error, you can hire an attorney to send a demand letter. If pre-litigation recovery efforts are unsuccessful, you can file an action. Depending on the amount in controversy, this may or may not be a small claims court matter.
Are you saying that you did not sell anything at all in that time period? Because you state the rent is $1.25 per sq. ft. per month PLUS 10% of sales. SO your claim of should only have paid $6.25 reflects zero sales.
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