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TURKISH MURKISH

3/11/2015

Article By:

Hand-Loomed Turkish Towels, Bathrobes, Throw rugs for adults & children. Beachwear and Bath items made by traditional methods by artisans in Buldan Turkey.

Dianaware & Azo Dyes

5/06/2014

Article By: Dr Edward Brell

Get to Know Us Special - Diana Ware & Azp Dyes

STALLS & CATERING WITHIN YOUR EVENT

30/10/2013

Article By: Linda Simpson

An equal part to its success and feel Its well known by stallholders that they are often considered at the bottom of the food chain in a non stall based event like a music festival. After 20 years of co-ordinating and participating in events I have come to view them differently and I felt it was time to help expand this overall vision and perspective.

Questions to ask a Face Painter.

22/09/2012

Article By: Deborah Lane

Face and body painting really is a lot more than slapping paint around. I personally take great pride in what I do and the satisfaction of my clients. I started doing this in 1994, so I am probably getting good at it by now.

TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRES

18/08/2012

Article By: Australian Markets & Fairs

We are creating a list of Tourist Informatin Centres across Australia. If you are a tourist centre and would like to be listed here please contact us by email: editor@marketsandfairs.com.au

24hrs FARMERS MARKETS SHOPPING

21/06/2012

Article By: Victorian Farmrs Markets Assoc

Open 24/7, Farmhouse Direct allows shoppers to access their favourite farmers’ market produce online between market days, but still supporting farmers directly.

30 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF COBBITTY MARKETS

4/06/2012

Article By: Cobbitty Markets

On Saturday, 5th of May 2012, Cobbitty Village Markets celebrated 30 years of continuous operation as a volunteer-run, non- profit organisation that raises money for the local community and a range of charities.

UNIQUE & HANDMADE GOODS AT BARGAIN PRICES

3/06/2012

Article By: Kym Jones Exhibitions

The Adelaide Gift & Craft Fairs are a great one-stop shop of handmade and unique products, appealing to bargain hunters and those looking for items not normally found in mainstream retail outlets.

BYRON COMMUNITY BAZAAR

3/06/2012

Article By: Joel - Byron Community Bazaar

Saturdays are the day to be at the Byron Community Centre from 9:30am to 2pm as the ‘Byron’s Bazaar on Saturday’ hosts a diverse and growing range of stalls and kids activities. The Bazaar’s coordinator Joel Orchard says “The Bazaar is an open marketplace for the whole Community, we are giving access to everyone to be able to come and sell there wears, display their crafts or pass on their surplus.”

HOW WE STARTED A MARKET

3/06/2012

Article By: Alison Paul

The Made with Love Markets is a dedicated boutique handmade market held four times a year in Coffs Harbour on the Mid North Coast of NSW. In the scheme of markets ours is a baby. We only started the Made with Love Markets in August 2011. We have just held our fourth market and have outgrown the current location in the function rooms at a local resort and are in negotiations to move to a bigger and better venue.

ACCESSORY DANGERS ON THE INCREASE

1/06/2012

Article By: Trade Mark Investigation Services

In 2011 over 7 million mobile phones were sold in Australia. Trade Mark Investigation Services have reported a corresponding increase in the sale of counterfeit mobile phone accessories, especially phone covers. Head Investigator Ken Taylor said there was a rising risk to consumers from these products.

GET YOUR STALL LOOKING THE PART

1/06/2012

Article By: Lynda Simpson

What a year for markets it's been, you lose some, you lose some, you win some, you lose some. Hang in there folks its been a bumpy ride so far but the good will survive and the market will turn around.

AN ADELAIDE ICON EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED

29/03/2012

Article By: Bob Perry

AN ADELAIDE ICON EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED This will be the 20th Body Mind & Psychic Expo event and it is still the largest Psychic and Wellbeing event in Australia with room for 300 stalls. Since 1995 the event has developed into an amazing event attracting the attention this year of the national Channel 7 Weekend Sunrise programme and Channel 10’s The 6pm Project.

FOOD SAFETY - Where to start.

29/03/2012

Article By: Victorian Farmers Markets Association

I'd like to start baking cakes and making my preserves to sell at a Farmer's Market, do I need to talk to my council?

AAMI Market Stall Insurance

29/03/2012

Article By: AAMI

AAMI Market Stalls is an insurance product designed specifically to meet the insurance needs of the thousands of small business people who operate their businesses through Australia's markets

TURN YOUR HOBBY INTO A BUSINESS

29/03/2012

Article By: Avery Labels

If you’re a dab hand at arts and crafts, now might be a good time to turn professional. It’s a big step, admittedly, and may seem daunting. But just think how good it would feel to make money out of your passion. And with these handy hints, that next step could be easier than you ever imagined.

CRAFT IS WELL & TRULY ALIVE

29/03/2012

Article By: Craft Alive

“Traditionally Craft Alive is about building community friendships, meeting passionate crafts people, growing successful businesses, and most importantly it’s about handing on treasured historical handcraft skills to future generations.

BANGALOW MARKET

24/01/2012

Article By: Bangalow Market

SELLING HINTS & TIPS FOR PRE-LOVED GOODS

20/01/2012

Article By: Pitter Patter Markets

Selling hints and tips at a pre-loved goods market

MEDIA RELEASE - YORK ANTIQUE FAIR 2012

12/01/2012

Article By: Avon Events & Marketing

Easter Weekend 2012 will see the return of the ever popular 27th York Antique & Collectors Fair. Located in the majestic York Town Hall only a short 97km's from Perth CBD. Open Saturday 7th-Monday 9th April 10am - 4pm daily. With more stalls and a good cross representation of antique, bric a brac, jewellery, furniture and collectables there will definitely be a bargain to be found.

TOP TIPS FOR WORKING AT THE MARKETS

11/12/2011

Article By: Markets & Fairs™

Tips for working at the markets and things to know

How to Photograph Your Product to Enhance Sales

10/12/2011

Article By: Lauren Rayner

A good image of your product can make or break a customer in ultimately choosing your product over the other dozen they have seen. You don't need to be a professional photographer to take a great shot all you need is any digital camera and a few props. Most people prefer to buy a product after they can touch and feel it, I personally do, therefore you need to show your product clearly to give you that advantage over the rest.

MARKET RECESSION LOOKING AT THE REAL ISSUES AND HOW YOUR STALL CAN SURVIVE A RECESSION

10/12/2011

Article By: Markets & Fairs

Let's face it this is not the year for guaranteed successes! So folks lets look at how you can prepare yourself when a Market/Festival does not meet your expectations.

MARKET STALLS - THE ORGANISERS PERSPECTIVE

13/11/2011

Article By: Lynda Simspon

With the huge number of stallholders we deal with in a year and with many products duplicated by so many stallholders it is important to make your product stand out.

'Marketing Your Event' - Major Marketing Mistakes

13/11/2011

Article By: Markets & Fairs™

Failing to create and promote your USP. Advertising to your competitors. Thinking you are the customer. Experience your business as a customer.

FOOD INFORMATION WEBSITES

11/11/2011

Article By: Markets & Fairs™

Here are some websites of interest that are good sources of instant free information on food safety.

UNLEASHING PEOPLE POTENTIAL

10/10/2011

Article By: Markets & Fairs™

When planning your celebration, festival or any special event, the needs of the people in your own community need to be met. How do you know what these needs are?

SO YOU WANT TO BE A STALLHOLDER?

10/10/2011

Article By: Markets & Fairs™

Even if you haven't fully committed to wanting to sell your crafts in shows, but think of it as just an idea or a fantasy, start attending shows. You need to be familiar with the flavor of the kinds of shows you might consider exhibiting in. Each show has its own personality because of the kinds of merchants the show organizers accept and although it may be a great show for some vendors, others will have a lousy time selling in that particular show.

A MARKET'S SUCCESS OR FAILURE ... AN OBSERVATION

10/10/2011

Article By: Lynda Simpson

In my 17 years co-ordinating markets at events and my history as a stallholder I have seen so many different scenarios that create the success or failure of an event. It is easy to find one issue and focus on it, but the key is looking at all aspects of the event and the stallholders participation to determine what went right or wrong.