Thank you Germany: Part 073: Beautiful flea markets make some very special purchases possible

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Specialist: Sanjay Sauldie

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Germany offers many beautiful flea markets across all federal states. One of the favourite hobbies of Germans is to stroll around the markets and pick up some great bargains. It's not just second-hand clothes that can be bought cheaply here. Antiques of all kinds can also be found at a favourable price at German flea markets. Valuable artefacts have even been bought at some of these markets. For many Germans, this special place also offers the opportunity to get rid of their own old things.

Selling at a flea market is usually quite straightforward. If you register in good time and bring your items to the location, you can sell them there for a small stall fee. Some flea markets are even held for charity. In any case, you can sell old appliances, books and much more that you no longer use in your own household. Instead of throwing things in the bin, they can find a new owner and the seller can earn some money. Sometimes children also sell their old toys or other things that are no longer needed at flea markets with a small stall.

Selling is great fun for many children. Flea markets are particularly popular in spring and late summer. They are great fun for visitors and sellers alike. Some buyers have bought items here that they knew from their own childhood. Other people are looking for a very special wardrobe or find beautiful little accessories to embellish their home. It is also possible to buy antiquarian books at flea markets. Some stalls sell entire editions or books from an out-of-print edition. Other stalls offer antiquarian books that are worth a lot of money. Most flea market stalls offer items at a favourable price. In addition, the price at the flea market can usually be negotiated very flexibly.

If you are good at bargaining or know your way around an item, you can pick up a bargain at a flea market. Some people also sell items from household clearances at flea markets. This brings antiquarian rarities onto the market in Germany that would otherwise be difficult to obtain. Many people who appreciate a solid old production or are after a very specific item can find what they are looking for at a large flea market. However, the beautiful large flea markets in German cities are also suitable for a pleasant stroll. Even without buying anything yourself, you can have a good time here.

The flea market offers some wonderful discoveries. At some stalls, you can strike up an interesting conversation with visitors or sellers or even receive something as a gift. So a nice flea market offers a pleasant time for every visitor. Many flea markets take place at weekends. After a nice breakfast, Germans can go for a stroll and look at the belongings of each flea market stall. You simply have to be grateful to Germany for this wonderful opportunity for an outing. Some of the stalls bring back memories from childhood.

Young children, couples in love and older people all enjoy visiting beautiful flea markets in Germany. Everyone is offered a nice time here on site.

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Sanjay Sauldie, born in India, grew up in Germany, studied mathematics and computer science at the University of Cologne, did his Master of Sciences (M.Sc.) at the University of Salford (Manchester, UK) on digital disruption and digital transformation (2017) and was trained at EMERITUS (Singapore) in the MIT method of design thinking (2018). He is Director of the European Internet Marketing Institute EIMIA. Awarded the Internet Oscar "Golden Web Award" by the International World Association of Webmasters in Los Angeles/USA and twice the "Innovation Award of the Initiative Mittelstand", he is one of the most sought-after European experts on the topics of digitalisation in companies and society. In his lectures and seminars, he ignites a firework of impulses from practice for practice. He manages to make the complex world of digitalisation understandable for everyone in simple terms. Sanjay Sauldie captivates his audience with his vivid language and encourages them to put his valuable tips into practice immediately - a real asset to any event!