Weekend Report

Hot!  That was the word of the weekend, and we had a few health issues as a result (one or two customers had heat exhaustion, and I discovered this morning that a River Market vendor did as well).    Everyone seemed to recover OK, but it’s important to stay hydrated during these hot summer months.  I […]

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Wednesday Market 7/23

As I had another obligation yesterday evening, I missed out on my veggie refresh (and dinner!) at the Wednesday Market.  So while first-hand commentary will be brief, here are the market stats: $3,850 total reported sales $128 avg sales/vendor 320 estimated attendance $12.03 estimated spending/patron The Top 5 vendor sales (all farms) were $641, 575, […]

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Market Report 7/20

River Market was rained out on Saturday, so only an update on Sunday’s Big Band Day today. Market Stats $97,877 reported vendor sales $566 average sales/vendor 8,427 estimated attendance $11.62 estimated spend per patron I think our attendance estimates are a bit off for Sunday, as is reflected by the higher spending per patron estimate […]

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Wednesday Market Report 7/16

One of the vendors asked if I would be posting the stats for Wednesday this week, and I realized that they have been slipping from the regular reports.  Sorry about that!  Here are the stats from this week: $4,652 total reported sales $133 average sales/vendor 693 estimated attendance $6.71 average spend/customer As expected, the farms […]

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River Market & Wednesday Market: CliffNotes

Here is a recap of the important items that have come out in posts over the last few weeks and friendly reminders… River Market Arts & crafts vendors – I want more of you to come spend your Saturdays with me! The tourist crowds love you! But be at roll call at 9 AM and be […]

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Market Report 7/12-13

Good morning! I wanted to get the Market Report published prior to heading downtown for WorkSpace meetings & Wednesday Market setup.  If you haven’t had a chance to visit WorkSpace, or the Wednesday Market for that matter, you are missing out. Weekend Stats Basically, things are going really well at all of the Markets — […]

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Permits and Taxes

With the exception of agricultural vendors, which are treated differently under the law, all vendors are required to have the following items: City of Chattanooga Business Permit Hamilton County Business Permit Tennessee State Sales Tax Permit Since we ask you this every morning during checkin, you are all aware that each of the three items […]

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