Monday, December 10, 2018

Irwindale Swap Meet Set for January 5

December 27, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The 15th Irwindale Swap Meet Hot Rod & Cycle Show, in Irwindale, CA will be held January 5 from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. The rain or shine event will have vendors selling antique, classic, rat rod, hot rod, street rod, muscle car, motorcycle, trucks, auto parts and more. Hundreds of vendors will be showcasing auto parts such as headlights, steering, various tire brands, scooters and their parts, antique number plates, wheel caps, carburetors and much more. Rental fee for one space measuring 20 by 20 feet is $40. Admission fee is $8 per person, and children... 

Chili Cookoff at Traders Village Houston

December 19, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

On January 18th, 2014, Traders Village Houston will host the Cy Falls Project Prom Chili Cookoff. There will be two cook-off teams, a people’s choice competition and a CASI sanctioned event. All proceeds will benefit Cypress Falls High School Project Prom class of 2014. This event is free to the public, and there will be chili and frito pies available for purchase. Traders Village Houston is open year round on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is on 70 acres and has more than 1,000 vendors. For more information: Traders Village ... 

Premium Vapes New Wholesale Program

December 18, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Product Zone

Electronic cigarettes, popular alternatives to tobacco cigarette smoking, continue to sell well at flea markets. Premium Vapes has a large selection of products including Flavor Vapes disposable electronic cigarettes. Each unit provides 500 puffs, or around the equivalent of three packs of cigarettes. They are available in eight flavors: tobacco, menthol, vanilla, blueberry, cherry, strawberry, coffee and grape. Now through the end of January, Premium Vapes is offering a Preferred Wholesale Program for six months for new wholesalers. The program... 

How To Read Shoppers and Win Sales

December 18, 2013 by publisher  
Filed under How-To Zone

By Mario Sbaraglia Flea market vendors who learn to read shoppers, the way poker players read opponents, can increase their profits substantially. We all know that bargaining is part of the flea market experience, and most of us allow for that when pricing our merchandise. There are times, however, when vendors should stick to their original prices—or very close to them. Vendors, don’t show your hand Before vendors can be in a position to properly read shoppers, they must check their own behavior. It is a simple two-step process: 1. Act confident.... 

Wholesale Fashion Favorites

December 12, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Wholesale Fashion Inc. carries a large inventory of jewelry and other fashion accessories. “Our extensive selection of good quality merchandise, and low minimum orders, are two reasons buyers choose us,” says Will Kim, director of Internet Sales and Marketing. “Vendors may want to stock different types of fashion accessories, and we are a one stop shop.” Necklaces, bracelets, earrings & rings The firm’s jewelry is nickel free, and earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings are four popular categories. “Our... 

Freeland Marketplace

December 11, 2013 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Pennsylvania

ADDRESS: 166 Foster Avenue Freeland, PA 18224 Phone: (570) 636-1234 Manager/Owner: Julie Robak Website: Description: Freeland Marketplace is a year-round indoor/outdoor farmers and flea market, bringing fresh seasonal produce, imported foods and specialty craft and gift items handmade and grown in Pennsylvania together under one “roof” for a unique shopping experience. Our diverse and festive marketplace is filled with shops and booths selling new and used merchandise at bargain values while our huge flea market... 

How To Use Color To Increase Sales

December 10, 2013 by publisher  
Filed under How-To Zone

By Eric Leuenberger Color can be a powerful sales tool, as it drives mood, perception and what we like. Use colors correctly and the rewards can be great. Here are a few insights into the psychological effects of color, and how to use it to create a mood in your booth and attract the right crowd: Traditionalists are drawn to pastels, and impulse buyers tend to respond to red-orange, black and royal blue. Red draws attention, and evokes passion and excitement, and is most often used in conjunction with sales and promotions. It typically creates... 

SJT Introduces Duck Dynasty Wooden Plaques

December 10, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Product Zone

SJT Enterprises, a consumer products company that makes all its goods in the USA, has introduced decorative wooden plaques that feature the likenesses of the four guys from the super hit television show Duck Dynasty. The plaques feature the artwork of Rick Fortson. “Artist Rick Fortson’s renditions of Phil, Willie, Jase and Uncle Si is incredible,” notes SJT president Tim Smith. “When I saw his art, I knew it would look great on the wood plaques SJT produces.” The smaller plaque measures 5 by 10 inches and wholesales for $2.97. The... 

Transformer Tube Smoking Pipes and Hookahs

December 5, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Product Zone

Smoking products are hot sellers at flea markets, and shoppers are attracted by the cool, customized water pipes and hookahs they can create with Transformer Tube modules. “Most pipes are just one type of construction and you cannot add onto them,” explains Mike Balogh, CEO of 1280 Designs. “We are the only company to incorporate a threaded technology that is watertight and airtight.” Transformer Tubes are primarily made of a durable plastic, with the bowl and down stem made of glass. For additional versatility, the family of interchangeable... 

AromaGems Long Lasting Air Fresheners

December 4, 2013 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Product Zone

AromaGems are unique, effective and long lasting home air fresheners. To create the product, Planet Naturals imports chunky sea salt from the Antilles Islands and blends it with special coloring and natural fragrance oils. Around 20 scents are available. “Our top seller is Earth, which is natural brown, black and green tones,” states Joel Patterson, owner. “Cool Water is very popular as well as Lavender and Strawberry Vanilla.” AromaGems will last for four to six months with the consumer merely stirring them occasionally... 

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