5211-Stall and market salespersons

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Stall and market salespersons
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Job Description: 
Stall and market salespersons sell various goods from stalls on open-air or covered markets or from stalls in streets or other open spaces.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) obtaining permission to set up a stand at a particular place in streets, markets or other open spaces
  • (b) determining product mix, stock and price levels for goods to be sold
  • (c) buying or contracting a regular supply of goods to be sold from wholesale suppliers or directly from producers
  • (d) erecting and dismantling stalls and stands, transporting, storing, loading and unloading goods for sale
  • (e) demonstrating and selling goods and accepting payment
  • (f) stacking and displaying goods for sale, and wrapping and packing goods sold
  • (g) keeping accounts and maintaining a record of stock levels.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Kiosk salesperson
- Market vendor
- Street stall sales assistant
- Market stallholder


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
Street food vendor - 5212
Street vendor (excluding food) - 9520
Shopkeeper - 5221
Shop sales assistant - 5223
Food service counter attendant - 5246

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