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ISO Trimline tent

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tenisha Dotstry on Monday. 1 Reply

I live in NC and am looking for a 10x10 Trimline canopy in the mid-Atlantic region - from NY to Eastern GA, also TN. Can’t seem to find a nice used one too close, but if anyone has one they’re…Continue

Tags: canopy, tent, Flourish, Trimline

Trimline vs Showoff tents

Started this discussion. Last reply by Otis Harville Jan 24. 4 Replies

Hi all.  There are certainly lots of vendors who use each of these brands, but I'm curious about the pluses and minuses of each.  The Showoff website has their own comparison, but there's nothing…Continue

Tags: tents, canopy, tent, showoff, flourish

Wholesale pricing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cindy Welch Dec 3, 2018. 5 Replies

I know this forum is for art fair vendors, but I'm guessing some of you may have run into a similar situation (although the Wholesale Business category here hasn't had much in the way of posting in a…Continue

Tags: art, for, your, prices, pricing

Signing a triptych

Started this discussion. Last reply by CA Kaminski Aug 17, 2018. 2 Replies

Hi all.  I just finished a commissioned piece - a triptych.  I haven’t done one before.  My question is - how/where do you guys sign it?  The overall size is 12”H x 32” W; the middle piece is 12” H x…Continue

Tags: signing, signature, Triptych

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Tenisha Dotstry replied to CA Kaminski's discussion ISO Trimline tent
"I'm in DC and I have a Showoff tent I'm looking to sell.  Please check out my listing for it.  It's this tent in the link with extras: https://showoffcanopy.com/showoff-canopy-standard.html Let me know if you're…"
Monday
CA Kaminski replied to Tenisha Dotstry's discussion Showoff Tent for Sale in Washington, DC
"Thanks for the quick reply, Tenisha.  You didn’t specify but to be clear, is it four walls?  Just asking since someone else only had three.  Do one or two of the walls have zippers?  It looks like you have a door wall in…"
Feb 4
CA Kaminski posted a discussion

ISO Trimline tent

I live in NC and am looking for a 10x10 Trimline canopy in the mid-Atlantic region - from NY to Eastern GA, also TN. Can’t seem to find a nice used one too close, but if anyone has one they’re looking to sell, please let me know.Thanks,CarolSee More
Feb 4
CA Kaminski replied to Janet Donnangelo's discussion Trimline tent for sale.
"Hi Janet - is your tent still for sale? Thanks, CA"
Feb 4
CA Kaminski replied to Tenisha Dotstry's discussion Showoff Tent for Sale in Washington, DC
"Hi Tenisha - I’m also interested in your tent.  If it’s still available, I have a few questions.  Do you have carry bags for the parts?  An awning? Any issues (tears, zippers, etc.)?  How soon are you…"
Feb 4
CA Kaminski replied to Sandra Sigley's discussion 10x10 Trimline For Sale - $900
"Sandra - I’m interested but I didn’t see if you mentioned where you’re located. Thanks, Carol"
Feb 4
Otis Harville replied to CA Kaminski's discussion Trimline vs Showoff tents
"I'm wondering what sort of value the Spreader Bar for Rafters add?"
Jan 24
Linnea Lahlum replied to CA Kaminski's discussion Trimline vs Showoff tents
"SHOWOFF Stabilizer Bar Kit Is what I have. Set of 3. If little wind is present I skip putting it on (I DO have hundred of pounds of weight on my canopy) .  It also helps prevent sway. You DON’T have to place them at the bottom, though…"
Jan 8
CA Kaminski replied to CA Kaminski's discussion Trimline vs Showoff tents
"Linnea - thanks for the thoughtful response.  A few questions...if you don't mind.... 1 - Their site shows 'spreader bars' and 'stabilizer kit'...which do you have and how many?  And they're used on…"
Jan 8
Linnea Lahlum replied to CA Kaminski's discussion Trimline vs Showoff tents
"I have a Showoff.  I set mine up by myself with no difficulty. Over the years(30+) I have set up next to just about every style of canopy there is, and observed what I thought were the advantages and disadvantages. I think the biggest…"
Jan 8
CA Kaminski posted a discussion

Trimline vs Showoff tents

Hi all.  There are certainly lots of vendors who use each of these brands, but I'm curious about the pluses and minuses of each.  The Showoff website has their own comparison, but there's nothing better than real-life input.I've been using an Undercover pop-up with Pro Panels for three years.  It's kind of shaky in the wind and although I haven't had any issues with the set-up yet, I have an opportunity to buy a barely used Trimline for a very good price.  I've also sold my Pro Panels and…See More
Jan 7
Cindy Welch replied to CA Kaminski's discussion Wholesale pricing
"Maybe this is way off base for fine art but here goes. I have always understood it this way. Wholesale = (cost of supplies + labor) x 2 Retail = wholesale x 2 This supports the idea of figuring wholesale prices first. Then you can easily arrive…"
Dec 3, 2018
Jennifer Beaudoin Moffitt replied to CA Kaminski's discussion Wholesale pricing
"Paul is absolutely right about retail markup. I took a wholesaling class in February and learned quite a lot. Once a retailer purchases designs from you, they will expect that your pricing will be at least their retail price as it is bad business to…"
Dec 3, 2018
Paul willsea replied to CA Kaminski's discussion Wholesale pricing
"A wholesale price is usually more than doubled by the retailer. Your wholesale price will be multiplied by 2.25 - 2.5 typically. The more wholesaling you do the more you have to commit to consistent pricing. Will you be underselling your…"
Dec 3, 2018
Loc Tran replied to CA Kaminski's discussion Wholesale pricing
"Richard offers a good explanation of how to determine the 'cost of goods sold' and establishing prices. You then need to determine a profit margin to get your wholesale price. Depending on type of product I can see a 75-150% markup from…"
Nov 30, 2018
Richard L. Sherer replied to CA Kaminski's discussion Wholesale pricing
"I use an Excel spreadsheet that calculates my retail price using 1.5 to 2.5X material costs depending where leather gets used in the chain, and $70/hour labor. I can plug in various % discounts to see what my labor rate is and if I want to accept…"
Nov 30, 2018

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At 8:58am on March 9, 2018, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi CA,

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders!  We're so pleased to have you joining our community of artists and artisans and hope you'll find the site beneficial. Thanks for signing up and best wishes for continued success.

At 5:54pm on March 14, 2018, Connie Mettler said…

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