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Flea Market Flip Kicks Off Second Season Tonight

March 29, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Lara Spencer, the lifestyle anchor on “Good Morning America,” is the creator and host of HGTV’s Flea Market Flip, which kicks off its second season tonight at 9 p.m. In each episode, two teams of flea market patrons compete for $5,000 by scouring the flea market for $500 worth of merchandise, then “flipping” the merchandise, repurposing it and selling it for a profit. Cameras catch every detail as the teams use their best showmanship and haggling skills. “Flea Market Flip combines elements of competition, design, DIY and bargain hunting,”... 

5 Franchise Ops for Flea Marketers

March 28, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under How-To Zone

If you are considering launching a flea market business, or already have a business and are investigating new opportunities, consider that franchising is on the upswing, according to the Entrepreneur 2013 Franchise 500. Franchise businesses already have products developed with operations in place, and have invested money in marketing and advertising to create brand recognition, making it easier for flea market vendors to set up shop. Points of interest when considering operating a franchise business include startup costs, ongoing fees and financing... 

Montello Flea Market

March 28, 2013 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Wisconsin

111 Lyon Marquette, WI 53947 Phone: 608-297-8655 Manager/Owner: Market Manager Great Flea market  Call 608-297-8655 for more information.  Read More →

Pence Springs Flea Market

March 28, 2013 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, West Virginia

1898 Summersville Airport Rd Summersville, WV 26651 Phone: 304.872.7904 Manager/Owner: Shawn and Susan James Web site: Great Flea market  Visit for more information.  Read More →

Citrus County Fair Association Flea Market

March 28, 2013 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Florida

3600 S Florida Ave Inverness, FL 34450 Phone: 352-344-2974 Manager/Owner: Cathy Johnson Web site: Great Flea market at the fairgrounds. Every Friday and Saturday from 7:30 am till 2:00 pm.  Closed the months of March and August. Visit for more information.  Read More →

Wildcat Flea Market

March 28, 2013 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Kentucky

590 E Hal Rogers Pkwy London , KY 40741 Phone: 606-224-3720 Manager/Owner: Market Manager Brand New Flea market. Call 606-224-3720 for more information.  Read More →

Dominic’s Indoor Flea Market

March 28, 2013 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, New Mexico

703 3rd Street Springer, NM 87747 Phone: 575.643.5844 Manager/Owner: Dominic Lacombe Antiques and collectibles, books, furniture, garden accesories, sporting goods, tools, toys, movies, new and used merchandise Call 575-643-5844 for more information.  Read More →

China Sourcing Fair Serves Latin American Market

Global Sources’ China Sourcing Fair, now in its third year, will be held June 25-27, 2013, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, FL. The show is the largest China-products exhibition serving the Latin American market, and provides retailers the opportunity to source directly from a wide array of quality suppliers from China, India and Korea. Last year, the Miami fair drew around 800 manufacturers and suppliers, as well as more than 6,000 attendees, both of which were increases over the previous year. Bill Janeri, general manager at Global... 

Annex Markets in NYC Open on Easter

New York City’s Annex Markets—Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market, The Garage and West 25th Street Flea Market—are open year round. Conducting business Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., all three markets will be open Easter weekend, with outdoor spaces, as always, weather dependent. Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market, located at West 39th Street, draws tourists, celebrities and artists from around the world to shop for antiques, collectibles, vintage clothing, jewelry, mid-century modern items including home decorations and furniture,... 

How to Get Started with Liability Insurance

March 22, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under How-To Zone

Flea market vendors often question whether or not they need to obtain small business liability insurance. Depending on the type of booth a vendor runs and the products he or she sells, as well as on the assets the business owns, operating without liability insurance can be risky. Sole proprietors are especially vulnerable because their personal assets, including a home and car, can be taken in a business-related lawsuit. Several types of business insurance are available for flea market vendors, beginning with general liability insurance. According... 

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