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Overview

Street Vendors sell goods or services to customers at street or market locations.

Day-to-day

  • collects goods and transports them along established routes and to street and market locations
  • displays and demonstrates goods, and explains the qualities of goods to customers
  • informs customers of new goods and services
  • receives payments from customers and gives change
  • records transactions on customer receipts and sales records
  • wraps and packages goods sold
  • develops lists of prospective customers and calls on them to obtain new business
  • orders and purchases goods for sale, and monitors and maintains stock levels
  • may attract attention by playing music, singing and calling out goods and services for sale.

Considerations

  • requires driving.

To become a Street Vendor

Skills employers are looking for

  • Fundraising support

  • Communication Skills

  • Building Relationships

  • Sales

  • Leadership

  • Customer Service

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