Retailing of show bags at the four premier state agricultural shows in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne - Average turnover in Sydney, with 900,000 visitors over 12 days is $650,000 - $800,000 - Brisbane 400,000 visitors over 10 days is $400,000 - $500,000 - Adelaide 500,000 visitors over 10 days is $380,000 - $450,000 - Melbourne 500,000 visitors over 12 days is $500,000 - $650,000 - Contracts for the rights are in place for 3 years at Adelaide and Brisbane with negotiations ongoing for the rest - Stock, which is not perishable, can vary between $500,000 and $2,000,000 -
Target other markets, including country shows, corporate Christmas parties, school fetes, theme parks and party shops - Create website to target on-line sales.
Unique business ownership transfer available only by buyout of existing operator - Capital city shows are a closed shop - Requires very small actual hours - Only seven major operators with rights.
Portable stalls erected on a temporary basis at major agricultural shows.
Major state capital agricultural shows in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne.
Agricultural show operating hours, usually 8.30am until 9.00pm - Total 44 days per year.
2 owners - 5 casuals.