I was talking to a vendor that I had not yet had the opportunity to meet at a show this past weekend. She is a jeweler and I’ve always been fascinated with the process of making jewelry – particularly rings. I wonder how they get a seamless joint in a ring like that. I was…
Everybody wants to ask the question, but no one wants to actually say it. “How much do you make at a market?” or “What makes a good market?”
No two shows are the same. Even with the same people and the same organizer, one show will differ from another. You have to be adaptable.
It doesn’t matter how small your business is. You still have to collect and pay sales tax. Oh, and here in Texas, your sales tax payment is due today! Yay!
An open letter to a new vendor and all other new and aspiring vendors.
Millennials are being blamed for ruining everything. They don’t like the same things that we liked when we were that age. They don’t eat at the same restaurants we did. They don’t shop at the same malls we did. And they don’t even approach relationships the same way we did. This is great for you!
It’s the time of the year when we are all feeling broke. Vendor fees are piling up for all the fall shows and we are questioning where all these fees go. I saw a post today that I had to share.
A while back I wrote an article about improving profits having to do with controlling costs. I think we all struggle with this one. I know I do. I always have these ideas for new products so I go buy materials for it and then it just sits there because I am working on something…
Yup. Summer is officially over and we are entering into fall. That means that it is time to start thinking about the holidays if you haven’t already.