April 13, 2011

~Quick Question~

Wow! I'm on a roll. This will be my third post tonight. I have a quick question I would like ask. "Is it normal for flea markets to take a commission when you are paying rent? " I would really appreciate your opinion.
I though I would share another picture of my furkids. This is Nekko and Pandora sleeping on the floor together.

Prim Blessings,


Raspberry Lane Primitives said...

I'm not sure of flea markets but where I have a booth...in a prim shop...I pay rent ONLY and not a commission fee...I think you could say you only want to pay the rental and not the comm fee...they may do that for you...really try it!! If you're paying $30/month for a shelf then you shouldn't have to pay the comm fee. Women in general are not good negotiators!! I am learning though...

Jean @ Prim Crafts said...

Hi Patti,
I have a booth in a flea market and yes I pay a rental fee for the space as well as a commission. I have delt with quite a few flea markets and have always had to pay for both. The fee (rental) is for the space say a 5'x5' which is what I have and pay $37.00 a month then the commission is a % of the sales you make which I pay 10%. Each market is different deppending on the size of the space and where the markets location is. If its in a city and a very busy location with lots of foot traffic the fee and commision may be more.
If you are in a shop (craft shop) you should only be paying a commision fee or some will charge a space fee only, but not both.
Hope this helps.

cottageprims said...

The commision fee normally goes towards the credit card cost and employees.Sometimes if you volunteer a few hours a week they waive the commision.Warm Blessings!~Amy

Mariette said...

Dearest Patti,

What a lovely picture of your 'fur-kids'! Love it! That's why I follow you...
Have a Happy Easter weekend!

Lots of love,