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Davis Flea Grand Opening June 3

May 31, 2012 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Featured FM News

Grand opening of The Davis Flea in Somerville, MA, is Sunday, June 3. The open-air, 30,000 square foot market is being held in the city parking lot at the corner of Holland Street and Buena Vista Road, Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through the end of October. Market spaces are available to quality vendors of produce and antique, vintage, and unique collectibles, and a canopy tent is required. Weekly rates range from $70 for a 10’ by 12’ booth to $190 for a 30’ by 12’ booth; Somerville residents pay a discounted rate of $60 for a 10’ by... 

Jereco Global Deal of the Day and Dropshipping

Jereco Global, a general merchandise wholesaler of more than 1,500 products, has launched a new website with wholesale pricing, live chat, deal of the day and a dropshipping program. The company sells a wide range of merchandise including auto, garden, kitchenwares, paint, tools, office and pet, and everything is sold by the case. Pet supplies are very popular, says Jere Amidei, owner, and can be marked up 200 to 300 percent. A case of 24 three piece medium rawhide dog bones, for example, wholesales for $17.76, or $.74 each,... 

How to Promote Products to Sell

May 29, 2012 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under How-To Zone

It is vital for market vendors to utilize effective merchandising techniques as an attractive, organized and creative display of merchandise will always get attention. Although it is especially crucial near holidays and back to school season, merchandising is important all year long. Drawing attention to your booth and merchandise is about product placement as well as connecting with consumers’ senses. Here are a few tips for effective merchandising: 1) Engage the Senses. A market full of quality merchandise certainly drives foot traffic.... 

ArtwithLEDs Creative Platform

May 29, 2012 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Product Zone

ArtwithLEDs is introducing “The World’s Only Stick-In LED Tech Toys,” to flea market vendors looking for fun, high-tech products to expand product lines and increase sales. These professionally packaged LED products, available at special introductory wholesale prices, utilize proprietary technology to enable budding artists to create an unlimited number of custom designs and artwork. Children can use any of the templates provided or bring light to their own artwork with the easy to use, battery operated LED platform. Children simply... 

Unique Treasures Hosts Fundraiser June 16

Unique Treasures Flea Market in Snellville, GA, is having a fundraising event on June 16th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to benefit SafeRide America. SafeRide America is a social enterprise program that effectively provides a proven, useful, and affordable answer to stopping impaired driving incidents before they happen. The outside yard sale and barbeque also will feature James Squeeze Out Cancer Lemonade Stand. The lemonade stand will be raising funds to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a non-profit organization set up to raise funds... 

Capital Baptist Church Flea Market

May 25, 2012 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Virginia

3504 Gallows Road Annandale, VA 22003 Manager/Owner: Mike Bailey Phone: 703-560-3109 ext 114 Capital Baptist’s youth group holds this annual flea market as a fundraiser for our teens. Vendors wanted! Merchandise offered includes handmade gifts, jewelry, toys, baby items, clothing, food, household items and more! Event runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Read More →

Joplin Flea Market Celebrates 36 Years

Joplin Flea Market in Joplin, MO, is celebrating its 36th anniversary in business this year. Laverne Miller opened the market in 1976 when she purchased the City Market and Market Square Center from the city of Joplin. When the flea market opened, it was the only business of its type in Joplin. Today, just as in the mid-1970s, vendors with nearly 200 booths sell a wide variety of items including antiques and collectibles, new and used merchandise, clothing and fresh produce. J&M Café sells breakfast, lunch and desserts. In addition to the flea... 

CKB Products Customizes General Merchandise

CKB Products, a wholesale distributor of more than 4,000 different products, fills about 300 orders each day. “We don’t concentrate on any one product category so we are able to offer a wide range of value priced general merchandise,” Chris Barton, owner, explains. “We’re always on the lookout for a good deal and when we see one, we pick it up and add it to our line.” Knives continue to be a popular product with flea market vendors, Barton points out. “I’ve been to flea markets and I’ve seen... 

For State Line, It’s In The Bag

May 21, 2012 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Product Zone

When Kevin Downey, owner and president of State Line Bag Company, came across a large quantity of organic cotton muslin bags in mid 2011, he knew he was on to something big and the company Downey had started as a liquidation business quickly switched focus. “I was buying and selling large quantities of liquidated products but the market for cotton muslin bags was so strong that I started working to develop merchandise to complement the original product,” Downey explains. “Our products are all organic, natural and vintage looking.”... 

Abbotsford Flea Market

Exhibition Park, 32470 Haida Drive Abbotsford, CAN V2T 5A6 Manager/Owner: Rod Stoner Tel.: 604-859-7540 Web site: Open 47 Sundays per year.  Hours 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Over 200 indoor and 150 outdoor booths including snack bar. Held at the Abbottsford Exhibition Park Grounds (corner of Trethewey and Maclure).  Read More →

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