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Pewter Products from Imperial Manufacturing

February 16, 2012 by Justin Carretta  
Filed under Featured Products, Product Zone

Imperial Manufacturing was founded in 1975, selling pewter products such as jewelry, necklaces, charms, figurines, chess sets, and much more, all at low wholesale prices. For owner T.J. Kerscher, son of the original founder, Imperial stands out because they use the best material. “With our products, you know what you’re getting,” he says. “The metal that we use is the finest available. We don’t plate anything, it’s all pure, solid pewter throughout, from the middle to the outside.” Kerscher notes that Imperial is currently expanding... 

What’s New at the Canton Marketplace

The Canton Marketplace Pavilion, part of the Canton First Mondays program, will be open two weekends in March, from the 1st through the 5th and the 29th through April 1st. Located at 1455 N. Trade Days Blvd (Highway 19) in Canton, the Marketplace offers 93,000 square feet of climate controlled shopping with room for over 300 vendors, a large food court with plenty of seating, free trolley service running continuously during trade days, and clean, large restrooms. March Special Events The March shows will feature appearances by world famous Elvis... 

The Jamaica Avenue Outdoor Market

The Jamaica Avenue Outdoor Market opened in December, offering shoppers in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens, NY a new shopping destination for all kinds of new and used merchandise. “We started the flea market on an open space on a busy street on Jamaica Avenue, right in the middle of a retail district, where there was previously an outdoor market,” says John Sanji, owner and manager of the flea market. “The location is really important. There are about 100 to 150 retail stores on this street, so it definitely is a shopping area.” The... 

Salem Collectors & Flea Market

February 10, 2012 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Oregon

Salem Armory 2320 17th St NE Salem, OR 97301 Manager/Owner: Josefine Fleetwood Phone: 541-619-5708 Website: Salem’s oldest antique show and flea market held since 1970 with over 16,000 square feet of collectibles, antiques, jewelry, glass, pottery, porcelain, toys, furniture, tools, home decor and much more. Come shop for bargains and one-of-a-kind items or rent a table and sell to hundreds of buyers at Salem’s marketplace. Shows are held one Sunday a month September through May.  Read More →

Whipp Farm Antique Alley Show

February 10, 2012 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Texas

1900 E. FM 4 Cleburne, TX 76031 Manager/Owner: Debbie Whipp Phone: 817-641-0183 Website: 3rd Friday, Saturday and Sunday of April and September from 8-5.  Park like setting, 180 booths of antiques, collectibles, arts, crafts, food and more. Dealers from several states exhibit wares. You can find primitives to retro decor, beautiful artwork, handcrafted jewelry and furniture, barbecue to homemade fried pies. Since 1999, we host 2 shows a year during our community’s 25 mile Antique Alley & Yard Sale event.... 

AquaDuck Preps Expansion Efforts

The AquaDuck Flea Market, which opened on June 18th of last year, has been a success in the Brooklyn area, providing a new home for a large contingency of the vendors from the Aqueduct Flea Market, which closed early in 2011. Operating year-round on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays from 8 to 6, the market currently has room for over 200 vendors, but will soon grow further.  “We are targeting March 1st for the full expansion to a complete New York City block, with over 100,000 square feet of vending space,” says Dominic Ammerman, who... 

Tye Dye Bonanza

February 10, 2012 by Justin Carretta  
Filed under Featured Products, Product Zone

MDM International, selling online as Tye Dye Bonanza, sells dozens of varieties of tye dyed shirts and accessories that help keep the spirit of the sixties alive and well. Founded in 1979, the family-run business has nearly 30 designs of premium weight 100 percent pre-shrunk cotton shirts that offer high quality and vibrant colors. “You can mix and match the designs and products,” says Marc Ruggieri, president of MDM International. “Most other companies you can’t do that, but as long as people buy at least a dozen items total, it can be... 

New Facility for Close Out Store

February 8, 2012 by Justin Carretta  
Filed under Featured Suppliers, Supplier Zone

Close Out Store was founded in 2004 to be an inexpensive source of closeout merchandise, allowing smaller stores and sellers to compete with big chains in both selection and price. Based in Los Angeles, Close Out Store offers more than 25,000 products and includes everything from electronics to clothing by the pallet, lot, case, or truckload.  To president Cesar Leon, the company is successful because of the relationship between the buyers and the supplier. “Since we started the business, we have always treated anybody who comes and purchased... 

Shift in Shopper Priorities Favors Flea Markets

A consumer survey conducted for STORES magazine by BIGinsight indicates that more than ever, shoppers continue to pass on luxury products and instead are spending their money on discount apparel and other more affordable items, a trend that has helped increase the popularity of flea markets across the country that can sell goods less expensively. According to the survey, 93% of shoppers indicated that luxury handbags were “expendable” in their budget, and purses have been on top of the STORES survey every year since it began in 2008; however,... 

Signs and More from SJT Enterprises

February 7, 2012 by Justin Carretta  
Filed under Featured Suppliers, Supplier Zone

People love to show off the things that they are proud of, allowing them to announce to the world their favorite sports teams and other passions. SJT Enterprises sells a vast collection of signs ideal for game rooms and other man caves around the country. Celebrating 27 years in business this March, SJT started out as a small sideline business in a spare bedroom, growing into about 7,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space. SJT’s best-selling items are wooden plaques with either various dog breeds or professional and college sports teams... 

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