Shopping bag or no shopping bag?

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PostShopping bag or no shopping bag?

by Heather » Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:09 am

I am selling my artwork at a farmer's market soon and I'm not sure if I should provide some kind of shopping bag for customers or just sell my artwork without shopping bags. I am selling canvas art so I am putting corner protectors on them, but I'm not sure about shopping bags. The farmer's market is where several different community vendors come together to sell their products. I thought it would be wise to provide carrying bags for my artwork so people can continue their shopping without having to go back to their cars. Any suggestions?

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PostRe: Shopping bag or no shopping bag?

by Gillmichael » Sat Aug 18, 2012 7:54 am

If I was purchasing a canvas painting, then I would expect it to be bubble wrapped and then wrapped in traditional brown paper, but no bag. Perhaps string to hep it to be carried. I hope this helps.


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PostRe: Shopping bag or no shopping bag?

by helennock » Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:46 pm

I'm with Gill on the bubble wrap. If they are small enough for plain carriers that would help. I always take a large roll of bubble wrap and clear tape. Buyers soon let you know if they don't want you to bother.

Good luck with the market.

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PostRe: Shopping bag or no shopping bag?

by emilyholsman » Mon Sep 01, 2014 1:30 am

Bubble wrap without a doubt.

You need to demonstrate that your work is valuable and needs to be protected.
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