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The Somerville Flea

52 Holland St Somerville, MA 02144 Phone: 617-513-5219 Owners: Greg Ghazil, Maureen Nuccitelli, JasonMetz Open air market featuring vendors of high quality antique, vintage and unique collectibles. We also feature fresh local produce, meats, cider donuts, coffee, live music and more. Open June – October on Sundays from 10 am – 4 pm. Visit our website  Read More →

Harrison House Market

July 31, 2012 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Missouri

663 E Harrison Republic, MO 65738 Phone: 417-619-3960 Owner: Julie Dake Manager: Lacy Mayfield Unique and refurbished vintage home furnishings and gardening decor. Open Thursday – Saturday 10 am  – 5 pm.  Read More →

23rd Annual Directory Available for Order

Orders for the 23rd Annual Edition of Sumner Communications’ Guide to Active Flea Markets and Swap Meets are now being taken for vendors and attendees looking to get access to information about the flea market industry in the coming year. The informative directory brims with details that help vendors locate and choose the most profitable markets across the country. As the nation’s most authoritative listing of active, operating flea markets and swap meets throughout the United States and Canada, the Guide is every vendor’s best resource. The... 

How to Turn Browsers to Buyers

July 30, 2012 by publisher  
Filed under How-To Zone

The truth is that sometimes it can be difficult to start a conversation with a customer. On one hand you have to speak up to make the sale, but on the other you don’t want to scare off a potential purchaser. While there is no universal formula for selling every customer to pass the booth, by showing genuine interest in passersby you encourage returned interest in your merchandise. For those tongue-tied moments when small talk simply isn’t coming easily, here are some engaging questions to help break the ice and turn your browsers into buyers. “What... 

DAWGS is a Vendor’s Best Friend

July 30, 2012 by Jes Zurell  
Filed under Featured Suppliers, Supplier Zone

The foot has 26 bones, 33 joints, 19 muscles and 107 ligaments, and USA DAWGS, Inc. specializes in the comfort and outfitting of each and every one. DAWGS specializes in an array of shoes including flip flops, sandals, work boots, golf shoes, winter boots and several everyday styles. Since 2005, the company has continued to grow at a rapid pace as a leading manufacturer and distributor of high quality footwear at value prices. Their North American offices in Las Vegas, NV and Saskatoon, SK, Canada busily work with DAWGS retail locations and perform... 

Interview with Rob Sieban, Mile High Flea Market

The Mile High Flea Market in Henderson, CO, has been operating since 1976. Rob Sieban, CEO, brings more than two decades of retail and merchandising expertise to the Market. Previously, Sieban served as a VP of Operations for MBH Enterprises LLC, a diversified holding company. In addition to his experience as CEO, Sieban has held many executive level positions in the direct to consumer market including EVP of BriteSmile, Lids Corp., Illuminations, Director of Operations Pier 1 Imports and Sunglass Hut International. Sumner Communications... 

Royal Palm Beach Indoor Flea

July 25, 2012 by Jes Zurell  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

There will be something for everyone at the twice-annual Royal Palm Beach indoor flea market being held on Friday, July 27 at the Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center, maintained by the Department of Parks and Recreation. The event runs from noon until 4 p.m., and is expected to attract more than 500 attendees according to the cultural events superintendent, Carlos Morales. “This even gives people an opportunity to make a buck and empty their garages,” Morales tells the Palm Beach Post. The Cultural Center holds indoor flea markets twice a year... 

BlueRibbon Puts You First

July 24, 2012 by Jes Zurell  
Filed under Featured Suppliers, Supplier Zone

At BlueRibbon Ventures, every day is a clearance sale day. Operating three specifically targeted websites,, and, company president Moses Estevez puts his 30 years of international experience to use by delivering name brand liquidation merchandise to buyers and vendors for pennies on the dollar. Since launching in 2004, Estevez has approached the closeout industry with a deep devotion to service and a business plan geared toward passing on savings to customers. “We pay minimum... 

Publisher to Present at ASDLV

“One of the most important things to remember as a vendor is that you’re in an active selling environment, so be active,” says Jeff Dwight, publisher of the Merchandiser Group Magazines and At this year’s ASD Las Vegas show, Dwight presents targeted tactics for flea market and swap meet vendors seeking to take their businesses to the next level. The planned session will help flea market vendors, experienced and otherwise, maximize their business by touching on a number of retail subjects including merchandising, promotion... 

Snappy Socks are Your Secret Weapon

July 23, 2012 by Jes Zurell  
Filed under Product Zone

USA DAWGS, Inc. carries a new product that provides an innovative solution to one of life’s most frustrating conundrums, the missing sock. Known to disappear in the hamper, be eaten by the dryer or hide away in the corner of a drawer, the lone sock finally meets its match with the introduction of clever Snappy Socks. “We all know the feeling of rushing to get ready in the morning and having your daily work or school routine come to a firm halt due to a pesky missing sock,” says Steve Mann, president and CEO of USA DAWGS. “To help save cost... 

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