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September 13, 2010



I am sure this is going to be really useful for lots of people. I hope it won't put them off doing shows but it will at least mean that they go into them eyes wide open. :)


I am sooo pleased to se this addressed. It is something I have wondered about for a long time. I attend these shows as a punter and often look at some of the stands just after opening and wonder how on earth the sellers can make enough profit, with what they have on the stand, to cover their costs.
I do a small local fair every christmas, a table is £10 + 10% of what you take. The last 2 years I have made about £5 profit on takings of about £100. This is OK for me as it is not a business, just a hobby, but for those who are trying to do it as a business.........


Awesome exercise...you are a twinkly star :)
I hope some of the smaller vendors sit up and take notice... !!
I shall play along...


Good for you! And thank you for doing this.


Fab idea - I hope lots of people take notice and realise that taking lots of money doesn't mean you make a profit.


Well said, Jen! Especially the bit about costing your product properly (so important) and the bit about shows not being properly advertised when they cost so much. Totally agree.

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