|FLEA MARKET TIPS FOR BUYERS||_
FLEA MARKET TIPS FOR SELLERS
|1. Get to the flea market early but be respectful and allow the dealers to set-up.||1. Collectors like to come early. If possible, allow them to browse. Sometimes, great sales are made before the market officially opens.|
|2. Talk to the dealers
and negotiate. It's expected.
||2. Be willing to talk to
your customers, but keep the conversation short.
|3. Don't insult the dealers by offering a price that's way below what the dealer is asking.||3. If offered, a very low
price, try to explain and educate the customer
|4. Ask questions.
Most dealers are also collectors who want to share their
||4. Be patient when the
customer asks a questions. Most flea market
shoppers are just starting to collect and want to
|5. If another buyer is
handling an item that you want, relax and don’t crowd
them. Do not show your interest. Waiting
patiently might work in your favor when they put the
courteous to your fellow dealers. If a customer in
another dealer’s booth, don’t engage that customer until
they have left the dealer and walked into your booth.
|6. Do not put dirty hands
on a dealer’s inventory. If visiting the flea
market after breakfast, please wipe your hands.
||6. Keep your booth open
until the flea market closes. Don’t pack up early.