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Grabill Market Days Opens in Indiana

June 28, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The small town of Grabill, IN, in the heart of the Amish community, is home to the new Grabill Market Days. Launched June 15 and running through September 28, the market is open Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It accommodates around 50 local businesses, crafters and food vendors. The fair will also be featuring buggy rides. Vendors are located in the West parking lot of the State Street Save-a-Lot Grocery Store, extending back to Grabill Country Sales, with expansion into the surrounding fields for the Flea Market. All vendors, farmers, artisans,... 

Market Days Flea & Farmer’s Market

June 28, 2013 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Illinois

205 S 7th Street Mount Vernon, IL 62864 Phone: (618) 242-3151 Manager/Owner: Mt Vernon Festivals Inc., Bonnie Jerdon Flea & Farmer’s market on the grounds of the former Armory, runs the first Saturday of every month. Huge range of vendors, everything from produce to furniture. Come down and visit! Find us on Facebook for more information  Read More →

Licensed College Golf Accessories, Bottle Openers

June 28, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Product Zone

R2B Inc. has introduced a selection of fun, affordable bottle openers and accessories that are hot sellers in any market. From the innovative Hat Trick, a bottle opener designed to attach to a baseball cap, to the 6 in 1 Divot Tool licensed with 150 colleges, flea market vendors are assured quick sales of these popular impulse buys. Available with sayings such as, “USA,” “Beer Bait,” “Big Buck Country” and “Cheers,” as well as custom branding, the colorful Hat Trick opener appeals to a wide variety of shoppers. “I created... 

Earn Extra Cash with T-Mobile and Solavei

June 28, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Uncategorized

T-Mobile USA Inc. has partnered with Solavei to redirect some of the billions of dollars previously spent on advertising, and put it into the hands of members who refer consumers to its mobile phone service program. The Solavei Social Commerce Network, available from Life at the Max, is a revolutionary new way for flea market vendors to earn income, says Bob Hartmann, independent member. Solavei provides each member a unique website, that has all the program details and contact information, where consumers can sign up for the service. Launched last... 

How to Increase Traffic to Your Market with Facebook, Yelp and Google+

June 27, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Featured HowTo, How-To Zone

More and more flea market managers are recognizing the opportunities social media offers to increase business at their venues. Still, you may be at a loss as to how to effectively promote your market on Facebook, Yelp and Google+. Here are some strategies from Crystal Vilkaitis, owner of Crystal media. Facebook First, make sure you have a Facebook business page, not a personal page. You want “likes” not “friends.” Check to be sure your page is updated with all your business information in the “About” section,... 

Star Lite Swap Meet Largest Venue in Northwest

Star Lite Swap Meet is the largest market in the Pacific Northwest. Located at the former drive-in theater in Lakewood, WA, the market boasts hundreds of vendors and up to 8,000 shoppers on weekends, according to the Seattle Times. Vendors sell new merchandise, including dresses, belts, Seattle tourist tee-shirts and wrestling masks, as well as collectibles and Generation X memorabilia. Some of the area’s best Mexican street food is sold here, the Times reports, with vendors hawking beef-tongue tacos and fruit plates topped with whipped cream... 

Watsontown Market

June 25, 2013 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Pennsylvania

975 Carpenter Road Milton, PA 17847 Phone: 570-809-2852 or 570-850-4953 Manager/Owner: Kay & Sharon Lewis Inside and outside venders all year long. Reasonable rates. Easy access off I-80 & I-180. Vendors include antiques, guns, produce, coins, hard to find items, etc. We are an early morning market lasting till the early afternoon. Good food available inside and out. Open every Sunday, 6am – 3pm. Call for details at 570-809-2852. find us on Facebook.  Read More →

Hendersonville Marketplace

The Hendersonville Flea Market is now the Hendersonville Marketplace. Located just outside of Nashville, TN, in the Hendersonville Expo Center, the monthly market is open Friday through Sunday, the second weekend of each month. It features a flea market area, vintage and antique merchandise, a farmers’ market, shops and boutiques, and a kids’ zone. Hendersonville Marketplace, open July 12 through 14, will serve the public on Friday, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Situated on 89,000... 

How to Sell, Sell, Sell

June 18, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Featured HowTo, How-To Zone

Flea market and swap meet vendors wear many hats. From product buyer to merchandiser to sales person, you have to be on top of all aspects of your game. Here are six proven strategies to maximize your sales potential. 1. Know your merchandise. To succeed in your market, you must have in-depth knowledge about every item that you sell. Learn the pros and cons of products that you carry, and keep up to date on new developments and models. Shoppers are more likely to buy when they sense that you know what you are talking about. 2. Be enthusiastic. It... 

Marier’s Antiques & Flea

June 18, 2013 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Massachusetts

1628 Park Street Palmer, MA 01069 Phone: 401-714-3153 Manager/Owner: Rose Gagnon Seasonal Flea Market held in May, July, and September. Market hours are 7am – 4pm daily. Clean, friendly home town atmosphere. Food booth. Parking, $2. Call Rose for booth details.  Read More →

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