“Rules & Regulations Vendor Contract”

What can I sell?
Items you choose to sell is up to you as the vendor with the exception of the following:

No firearms, pornography, taxidermy, livestock, outdated, illegal or pirated merchandise.
Items that requires paper work must be obtained prior to moving in and approved by Shawn’s Flea Market!

Booth Displays

If merchandise is incomplete or missing pieces, customers must be notified, please list item condition on all tags.
Lock expensive, dangerous and smaller items that may be likely stolen in showcases
Prices and description on items in showcases must be visible to customers
Use appropriate shelving, racks and showcases to display items for sale
Do not pile merchandise on the floor of booth area
Vendors must supply all booth materials
Tags must provide a detailed description to prevent tag switching
Discount sales must be given to register with valid dates and description.

Moving In
Rent must be paid prior to moving in. This is non-refundable.
All vendors must have a City of Berea business license
There is a loading dock available when the front door is not accessible
All merchandise and booth materials must stay inside booth boundaries.
Booth may not have rugs, cords, or other tripping hazards on the floor
Ensure all merchandise is accessible to customers, including hanging items

Moving Out
Rent will not be pro-rated for any reason
Notice must be given in person with a written notice statement signed by the contract holder
Electronic notices will not be accepted.
Notices provided with less than seven (7) days to the end of the month will not be accepted for the following month.
When moving out, we reserve the right to thoroughly search vendors if needed.
Administrative

All administrative decisions will be carried out by Owner, Shawn Sparks. Employees may provide information and help with questions; however, all answers should be verified with the owner.
All sales and taxes must come through the register, we then file and turn into I.R.S for our vendors.
When sharing a booth, whom ever signs this contract is responsible for fees and actions of other party.
Racism, profanity, religious abuse, harassment, theft, violence etc… Will not be tolerated. Anyone participating in these actions will be asked to leave, and may forfeit their booth rent. If circumstances require it, authorities will be called and charges may be pressed.
We reserve the right to refund customer from vendor account, change hours, pricing, or relocate or evict any vendor at any time.
Checks expire in 30 days of issue; we reserve the right to not re-issue expired checks.
No after-hours access for vendors – no exceptions
All vendors with a negative balance by the 3rd of the month will be charged a $25 late fee. If the late fee is not paid by the 7th of the month the vendor forfeits all merchandise and property on-site and legal action may be taken, if shared vendors have a positive balance it may be forfeited to pay negative balance left by other shared vendor.
Booths that require us to have to clean or work specifically on your booth will be charged a fee!
Vendor checks are ready by the 1st unless delayed. They are made out to the “licensed business holder” and my only be picked up by the contracted vendor
Sales printouts will only be provided with checks, for daily sales vendors must check the online system. We will not give yearly printouts you must keep track of your statements for taxes.
Third parties will not be permitted to remove items from booth on behalf of vendors, this will be treated as theft.
Damages caused by vendors or anyone associated with that vendor will be the responsibility of the contract holder.
Shawn’s Flea Market is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged merchandise; or tag switching issues.
Vendors are responsible to check returned items in return area, items not picked up within seven (7) days will become property of Shawn’s Flea Market.
When working at your booth, do not go into other vendors booths or hallway to conduct business
Contact Shawn’s Flea Market by phone, email, or in person. Do not contact owner via social media or personal information.
I agree to the contract terms and site rules set out by Shawn’s Flea Market and verify that all information given is complete and accurate:

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