Flea market and swap meet vendors face the same pressures as every other retailer in the business, including having to compete with online retailers and ecommerce vendors, as well as a plugged-in base of customers who have a universe of choices before them. How can you do better?
To be a successful vendor, you need to sell, sell smart, and sell MORE. So what’s the secret behind becoming a super-star booth owner? Knowing what the shoppers want exactly when they want it.
Lynn Serafinn shares what she learned about business in her 20 years selling in open-air markets.
Vendors can be prepared to meet shoppers’ needs with merchandise that has these characteristics.
Merchandising and marketing changes will help you keep your atmosphere fresh and your visual appeal up to date.
In addition to making sure you have the right products for your market, it is essential that you display your merchandise in a way that draws people in.
From product buyer to merchandiser to sales person, you have to be on top of all aspects of your game.
Before another minute of 2013 passes, consider these sales trends and how you might make them work for your flea market business.
You have less than 30 seconds to capture shoppers’ attention when you demo a product. Does your presentation go the distance? Boost your sales with these tips.
By taking advantage of the unique opportunities presented at flea markets, you can boost profits and solidify sales both at and away from the table.