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  1. Chef Bobby

    Chef Bobby Veteran Member Gold Member

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    I worked with someone else at a Christmas craft show this last weekend. I had lots of small items for cash and carry. My partner needed orders and bookings. I think we both did well. I could have also sold 7 ice cream scoops if I would have had them. I hear others against cash and carry, but it works well for me. I sold about $450 in small items. I had several plastic baskets from the dollar tree with items seperated by catagory. Bamboo in one, peelers in another, spatulas also in one. I also sold quite a few items from the outlet like discontinued spreaders. I traded a pizza stone to another vendor for a gift for someone.
    We had one table decorated with gift ideas. Everyone admired them, then started digging through what they could buy then.
     
    Nov 17, 2009
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  2. Ginger428

    Ginger428 Legacy Member Gold Member

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    Thanks for sharing!
     
    Nov 17, 2009
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  3. Lisa/ChefBear

    Lisa/ChefBear Veteran Member Gold Member

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    I've got a booth this upcoming weekend. So what were your gift ideas?? How did you show them, were they wrapped together?? Just curious.

    Thanks,

    Lisa
     
    Nov 17, 2009
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  4. Lisa/ChefBear

    Lisa/ChefBear Veteran Member Gold Member

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    Also, how do you do receipts for C&C at a booth??

    Thanks,

    Lisa
     
    Nov 17, 2009
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  5. Chef Bobby

    Chef Bobby Veteran Member Gold Member

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    We had some items together with ribbon and bows. Something like shown in the Christmas mini catalog.
    The only reciepts we wrote were from orders taken. Everything else (c & c) was sold like a garage sale. Most of the items were $10 or less. Nothing that really needed a warranty.
     
    Nov 17, 2009
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  6. NooraK

    NooraK Legend Member Gold Member

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    Bobby - is the $450 your profit after the cost of the items, or just what you had in cash at the end of the show? Either way, that's quite a bit if the majority of the items were $10 or less.
     
    Nov 17, 2009
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  7. Chef Bobby

    Chef Bobby Veteran Member Gold Member

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    I wish it was my profit, but no, it was the extra cash at the end of the show.
     
    Nov 18, 2009
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  8. gwyn26

    gwyn26 Novice Member

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    If you are selling off the table can you sell it C&C and then order one in their name shipped to you and send them a receipt. That way you get a replacement product and they get a receipt?
     
    Dec 1, 2009
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  9. Chef Bobby

    Chef Bobby Veteran Member Gold Member

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    That's what I do if it's something that needs a warranty.
     
    Dec 2, 2009
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