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JTC: Consistent Value in Closeouts for Decades

November 14, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Jacobs Trading Company (JTC), founded by Irwin Jacobs and now owned by Liquidity Services Inc., is a direct source for many retailers’ and manufacturers’ customer returns, overstocks, shelf-pulls and damaged goods in every product category. “Closeout merchandise gives retailers an opportunity to buy low and sell below regular retail, while still earning substantial profits,” states Howard Grodnick, president. Doing business for nearly 50 years, the company sells by the truckload to a variety of outlets including flea market... 

Grand River Flea Market

November 14, 2013 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, | Canada - Ontario

ADDRESS: 261 Hespeler Rd Cambridge, ON CANADA N1R 3H8 Phone: 519-623-0540 Fax: 519-623-2543 Description: Open Sat. and Sun. 10am-5pm. For more information visit our website  Read More →

Seekonk Speedway Market

November 14, 2013 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Massachusetts

ADDRESS: 1782 Fall River Ave (Route 6) Seekonk, MA 02771 Phone: 508-336-9959 Manager/Owner: Linda Evron Description: Open every Sunday from 6am-1pm, March through December. $25 per space, 25′ x 20′, new vendors always welcome. Located on Rte 195 between Exits 1 and 2.  Read More →

Country Folks Flea Market

November 14, 2013 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Missouri

ADDRESS: 1047 Blain Street Buffalo, MO 65622 Phone: 417-345-7778 Manager/Owner: Larry Peters Description: 105 Booths – Flea Market Mall, Antiques – Collectibles – Furniture – Floral – Sports Cards – Glassware. Open Mon-Sat. 9am – 5pm, Sun. 1pm – 5pm. Located just off 65 Hwy behind Dairy Queen!Visit us on Facebook.  Read More →

Sleeping Gypsy Vendor Shares Winning Strategies

November 13, 2013 by corrynh  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Flea market vendor Leslie Yetter sells spiritual items and provides tarot card readings at St. Augustine’s Marketplace in St. Augustine, Florida. Yetter, who has been a vendor for 20 years, runs Sleeping Gypsy with her husband John Kiang, and together they focus on creating an inviting ambiance. “The outside walls of our booth are dark purple with light purple trim, and it has little shutters that make it look like a cottage,” Yetter shares. The inside décor is light lavender. When interested buyers enter her shop, the soothing colors,... 

How to Run a Thriving Marketplace

November 12, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under How-To Zone

Quakertown Farmers Market and Flea Market in Bucks County, PA, is a landmark and shopping tradition celebrating more than 80 years in business. John Chism is general manager of the market. He is also a National Flea Market Association (NFMA) past president, board member and co-chairman of the association’s legislative committee. asked Chism to discuss the strategies his market employs to ensure its continued success. Editor: You have been general manager of Quakertown Flea Market for 18 years, and the market has been operating... 

Port Chester Flea to Remain Open for 2013

The  Empire State Flea Market, in Port Chester, NY, will remain open through December 31, 2013. This is a result of an agreement struck between The Empire State Flea Market Association and AVR Realty, the company from which the market rents its Boston Post Road space. As part of the agreement, the Flea Market Association will withdraw petitions filed on behalf of several vendors asking Rye Town Justice Anthony Provenzano to order the market stay open until the end of the year.  The weekend market employs about 300 vendors who work in 100 booths,... 

LA Indie Flea Market November 9

The Silverlake Art, Craft & Vintage market, in Los Angeles, CA, will be held Saturday, November 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Voted the Best Indie Flea Market in LA 2012, by LA Weekly newspaper, the event is held the second Saturday of every month, with extra markets in December for holiday sales. Vendors of DIY crafts, vintage, collectibles, art, food and more are invited to set up shop. Regular sellers include gourmet coffee truck Brasil Kiss, Looksy accessory vendor and Digthriftique vintage and local designer apparel. Shoppers are admitted... 

Valley Supply: General Merchandise Distributor for 30+ Years

November 7, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Valley Supply Inc., launched in 1982, is a wholesale distributor of a broad selection of popular merchandise, including licensed sports knitwear and novelties, sunglasses, jewelry, lighters, beef jerky, eCigarettes, cell phone accessories and much more. “We sell only new, clean first run products that offer vendors good profit margins,” says Mark Crippen, owner. Colorful loom band bags and kits In addition to carrying staples that sell well year after year, the company stays alert to what is trending. One of the hottest selling novelty... 

Rex International for Knives, Swords, Self-Defense & More

November 6, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Product Zone

Rex International, founded in 1989 by Hanif Usman Bakali, wholesales a huge assortment of high quality yet affordable knives, swords, crossbows, sports and fitness products, self-defense items, hunting gear, resin body armor, grooming cutlery and other related goods. “Knives are our main business, and spring assisted, or tactical, pocket knives are best sellers at flea markets,” says Mani Fakhari, sales representative. “We have them in more than 100 designs. Duck USA is our most popular brand, along with Xtreme-Tac.” Styles... 

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