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How to create a Market Stall

Gain insight into setting up and running a successful local market stall selling your own products. The how to’s and what not to do’s. Planning, exposure to customers, marketing your product/items, what to sell and how to sell it.

Course Outline

  • The Pro’s and Con’s of running your own market stall. Why it is an effective form of promotion and selling, and a brief run through of some of the hurdles that may arise.
  • A run through of the top 10 do’s and don’ts when running a market stall. Eg; Talking to customers, manners and enthusiasm, selling your product at a reasonable price.
  • Booking your market stall and what you need to organise for the day in regards to equipment, pricing & public liability insurance
  • Essential items that are a MUST when running a market stall (what will make your stall stand out from the rest)
  • Tips of the most popular and known market stalls in Sydney.
  • Information on what each market specializes in (e.g.; farmers market, designer market or vintage bric a brac market)
  • Product costs and pricing (how much to charge for your items and working out a goal profit for the day, month and year)
  • Researching your competitors (what others are doing, their display, products, selling techniques)
  • Choosing the right market stall to sell at (specific markets specialise in certain products)
  • Create a theme and style for your stall (match your stall look and feel to your products, creating a friendly and approachable stall)
  • Promoting your work, your creation (Encouraging the students to be proud of their creation, to know their products materials/ingredients)
  • Show examples of effective market stall setups
  • How to approach customers (overcoming shyness and beam confidence)
  • What to say and what not to say (creating a friendly environment)
  • Setup of your stall effectively through to product display (Education that each product needs to be set up differently)
  • Keeping track of expenses and sales (The important role of bookkeeping)
  • Managing your time with customers and rejection
  • Promoting social media/other stall dates
  • Students to demonstrate their selling techniques in a role playing scenario
  • Student question time
  • Encouragement of students to visit each others stalla and keep connected through social media

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Contact us

Community College Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113