I just love The Big Issue so much. Every time a customer comes to buy a magazine from me it lifts my spirits up that little bit.

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7 January 2020

Ronnie S

I love selling The Big Issue. I love to talk to people; having chats and telling jokes with my customers is the best part.

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9 December 2019


I kept selling the magazine. Except for one break, Iíve been selling The Big Issue this whole time Ė Iím the last of the originals.

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27 November 2019

Bradley W

Since joining The Big Issue, I wouldnít work anywhere else. I donít want to leave this job; I like to sell mags and the calendars.

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12 November 2019

Andrew Sp

Iím born and bred in Newcastle, a stick in the mud.

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31 October 2019

Brian W

I moved to Sydney, where I heard about The Big Issue. I started selling Ė my first issue was #34 in October 1997. Iím now up to #597!

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14 October 2019


I think that my love of selling, and the energy I get from interacting with my customers, is what makes me a good vendor.

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2 October 2019


I was born in Ukraine. I lived in a small town about 500km from Kiev, close to the city of Vinnytsia

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19 September 2019

Brett C

A lot of people have the wrong idea about The Big Issue. We are not all homeless Ė but we are all trying to improve our lives.

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5 September 2019


Iím back working. I enjoy it, you know. You meet people, good company. I like working outside. I have a ball, have fun.

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21 August 2019

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As a vendor of The Big Issue magazine, you buy magazines for $4.50 each and sell them for $9 each, which puts cash in your pocket to help make ends meet. To find out more or to refer someone, please contact the vendor support team in your local state.

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