Tips On Negotiating Successfully At A Discount Market

When one makes the effort to visit a discount market, the purpose is to leave with a hoard of discounted items. It is almost an insult to not leave with your fair share of cheap goodies. However, one doesn’t just simply walk away from a discount market with a stack of items. In order to do so successfully, your negotiation and bargaining skills need to be sharpened and up to par. Discount market vendors know their business, it’s a skill, and if you don’t know how to successfully navigate this territory you may find yourself either leaving empty-handed or with fewer items.

How Do You Negotiate At A Discount Market?

Below is a list of tips and tricks to help you negotiate your way out of paying higher prices

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The first trick is to assess the quality of the item you are eying. This means feeling

for the texture and material quality of a clothing item or closely examining a vase or lamp for cracks and scratches. Assessing the product helps to value the item. That way when you ask for the price, you have an idea in mind of how much you are willing to pay for the item.

Ask For The Price

Once you have done your quality check, it is time to ask for the price of the item. The tip to remember here is that most vendors are already willing to sell their products at a discount (it is after all called a “discount market”). However, most vendors will mention a price that is between 10 to 20% higher than what they are willing to accept…

Plug In Your Offer Price

This means you need to do the same, your offer price should also be about 10 to 20% lower than what you are willing to pay.

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