Re: Annie's Question

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Posted by annie on October 08, 2001 at 09:22:31:

In Reply to: Annie's Question posted by Deb Enos on October 07, 2001 at 20:06:29:

Oh, I think your post is very interesting, sometimes even seeing how people frame an idea is instructive. And, it's better to have more posts than less I think.

I am just learning about business, but feel these last few weeks at the outdoor market are like retail 101. I am most struck by the competition there, out of 300 vendors, I bet 240 had jewelry of some sort. Basically, to sell, the piece had to be different, and a bargain, and even then, if the buyer got too far down the isle, there was no point in coming back.

Another thing I observed is that the long time vendors kept complaining that sales went down each year..but they always had the very same product.

On an upbeat note, I was next to a fellow selling Emu oil, and I know all about its health benifits.


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