With a little over a week left until Christmas, I’m sure I’m not the only one feeling the pressure to get products to customers so they can wrap them and put them under the tree. Advertisements
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…
With only a few days until Thanksgiving and then the Black Friday rush, stress levels for vendors and makers doesn’t get much higher. The only thing on your mind is the next market that you signed up for and all the work that needs to be done.
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!
In our search for the most comfortable, yet functional and well-priced chair that we can take to market, we have gone through many options. We have finally found the one that I think is the best. You can get them too!
An open letter to a new vendor and all other new and aspiring vendors.