Frequently Asked Questions for General Information
Why sell at The Olive Road Flea Market?
With the economy being tight, more and more people are looking for a good deal. It is a perfect time to become a vendor at The Olive Road Flea Market! Selling your product at The Olive Road Flea Market is a classy, efficient way for entrepreneurs to generate extra income or start their new venture. Our facility mimics a mini mall with aisles of vendors selling quality, affordable merchandise, where customers have unlimited access to shop.
Do I need a license to sell my merchandise at The Olive Road Flea Market?
Yes. To be a vendor in Ohio you must have a vendor’s license and an Ohio tax identification number. Anyone who is a vendor at an antique or collectors show, craft fair or county fair must register with the State of Ohio before the event begins. Most vendors’ applications ask for your tax identification number and will not let you sell your product at an event without it. Obtaining an Ohio tax identification number is very easy and the application takes about 10 minutes to complete.You can obtain an Ohio ID number by phone or on the web. To register online please visit www.taxes.state.oh.us.To register by phone please call 1-888-405-4039. You will need the owners’ name, Social Security number, business address and phone number. You may be exempt from registering for a tax ID number under certain conditions. Please visit the Ohio Department of Revenue’s website to download the fact sheet that explains everything you need to know about selling your product, obtaining a tax ID, and the rules on exemptions.
Are there any fees to sell at The Olive Road Flea Market?
There are no upfront fees to sell at The Olive Road Flea Market. The Olive Road Flea Market will be charging booth rent to vendors. Booth spaces vary in size and price, with discounts given for long term rentals and prepayment of rent. Please see the booth rate sheets. Booth rent will be determined before a vendor participates in any event at The Olive Road Flea Market.
What does a vendor need to bring upon being selected to be a part of The Olive Road Flea Market?
The vendor needs to provide tables and chairs for you to display your merchandise on. You will need change in small denominations, such as one and five dollar bills and rows of coins. If your items are not already marked with prices, you will need supplies to price items such as a marker, stickers or masking tape to write prices on. A small notebook and pen comes in handy to record your sales. Don’t forget to have your vendor’s license handy.
What can I sell at The Olive Road Flea Market?
Vendors can sell new and used items including, but not limited to, the following categories:
Books, Tools, Plants, Jewelry, Antiques, Furniture, Hardware, Electronics, Memorabilia, Baby equipment, Children’s Toys, Household Items, Small Appliances, Collector’s items, Patio Equipment, White Elephant Gifts, Sporting Equipment, Clothing, Shoes, and Accessories, Arts and Crafts
I hope that you have found this information useful and that it will help contribute to your success as a vendor at The Olive Road Flea Market. Feel free to contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.