Monday, August 2, 2010

Market Week Part 6: Market Checklist

Craft Market Post 6Use this checklist to ensure you are ready to go, the night before the market. Tick off the items and away you go!

Not everyone will need all these items, and there will be more items for you to add, but we have tried to capture all the ideas discussed through the Market Week blog series.

Print it easily!
Yup! To make it really easy for you, we have saved it as .PDF file for you to print and use as many times as you like!  You can access it HERE!

Market Checklist

  • Insurance
  • Food handler’s licence
  • Float (money) and bum-bag and/or lockable money box
  • Stock
  • Trestle tables
  • Fold up chairs
  • Marquee/market umbrella
  • Power cables/lighting
  • Radio/CD player and music
  • Signage including banner, pricing and other business info
  • Table cloths (and clips to hold it down if windy)
  • Clothes racks and hangers
  • Spare price stickers and marking pens
  • Mailing list sign-up sheet on clip board with pen attached
  • Business cards
  • Fliers
  • Bags for customers to use, such as brown paper bags
  • Set dressing items such as shelving, basket ware, mannequin, mirror
  • Fresh flowers and a vase/plants
  • Lollies/food treats
  • Extra stock packaging such as bags, cards
  • Notebook to take custom orders and other useful information, and a few pens
  • Measuring tape (to measure for custom orders)
  • Water bottle
  • Food
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Jacket/scarf
  • Mobile phone

Cheers, Chicken

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  1. This is wonderful! I have lots of little lists in my market box, and now I can have one big one!

  2. Adding a few more to the list......string, scissors, baby wipes (cleans anything) and cable ties.

  3. hi tania. these have been a great series full of really useful info. thanks for compiling them!

  4. Thanks - all printed off! It will absolutely come in handy :D

  5. thank you for compiling this list...i am always stressing that i have forgotten something (usually lying in bed the night before!!) now i can sleep in peace!

  6. Couldn't access the PDF file - have you moved it and forgotten to provide the correct link?

  7. Hi Melody, the link has actually expired. If you email me at I will email the doc back to you!

  8. Fab love the list and will print it t use when i go to market Thx


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