Running a Market Stall
Ms. Cupcake started her business baking up cakes at home and selling them at markets around London in 2010. In this class she offers you all the information you need to start selling your own products at markets around London. Market trading offers makers the unique opportunity to have a ‘shop front’ without having to fork out lots of start-up funds or locking themselves into a long-term lease.
The different markets in and around London
The difference between council and privately run markets
Regular weekly markets vs. one-off special events
Finding the ‘right’ market for your product
How to get a pitch at the market of your choice (this includes up to date information from markets around London and what types of products they are looking to have in their markets right now)
Licences, insurance and trading regulations
Market costs and financial concerns
What equipment you will need to set up your stall and where to get it
How to make your stall stand out from the rest
Dealing with other traders and market politics
Staffing your stall
Weather and seasonal considerations
How to know when a market isn’t ‘working’ for you
This 2 hour seminar will give you all the practical knowledge you need to get out there and start trading!
When & Where
Ms. Cupcake is London's first entirely vegan bakery. Ms. Cupcake does the naughtiest vegan cakes in town.