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June 2014 Issues of Merchandiser Magazines

May 29, 2014 by publisher  
Filed under Back Issues

Merchandiser magazines are available here in digital form. Click on the cover graphic to open each issue.  Read More →

How to Make An Impact At Your Booth

May 21, 2014 by corrynh  
Filed under How-To Zone

When you look at your selling space does it make a strong impression or does it blend in with the rest? Incorporate these six elements into your booth design and customer service and you are sure to attract sales while providing an exceptional experience to potential buyers. Height Adding height to your booth not only draws attention but also allows browsing customers to see you from a distance. Color Choosing the right colors and patterns can create strong impact that can also communicate what you sell. Revitalize dull selling spaces with paint... 

Arts District Flea

May 20, 2014 by publisher  
Filed under California, Flea Market Directory

ADDRESS: 453 Colyton Street Los Angeles CA 90013 Description: Fantastic creative indoor space where you can find whatever your heart needs. Market runs from 10am – 6pm, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, one block West of the Urth Caffe. For more info, find us online at  Read More →

Via Trading Introduces Flea Market Vendor Training

May 20, 2014 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

For flea market vendors, finding profitable merchandise to resell is only half the battle. Setting up an attractive display, capturing customer information, marketing to customers when not selling and using efficient business processes are equally important to creating a solid foundation for a long-lasting business. In February 2014, wholesale liquidator Via Trading Corp. launched a series of free Flea Market Vendor Training Workshops to fill the gap between flea market vendors’ desire to build profitable businesses and a lack of educational... 

Richland County Fairgrounds Antique Show & Flea Market

May 15, 2014 by corrynh  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The Richland County Fairgrounds Antique Show & Flea Market in Mansfield, Ohio is open now through November featuring cash giveaways, three buildings with 200 dealer spaces available and weather permitting outdoor spaces. Items you might find at the show include: antiques, advertising items, art, banks, baseball cards, books, clocks, coins, crafts, glassware, diecast, dishes, dolls, figurines, furniture, jewelry, linens, military collectibles, milk bottles, pottery, radios, toys and items new and old.  Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and... 

Glenwood Flea Market

May 15, 2014 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Virginia

ADDRESS: 2074 Smith Mountain Lake Parkway Huddleston, VA 24104 Phone: 540-297-5297 Manager/Owner: Chris Martin, Amy Howell Description: Seasonal market open May – Labor Day weekend. Located beside Glenwood Oil & Automotive, come and see all the great merchandise! You’ll find a little bit of everything! Please call for more details.  Read More →

Ventura Flea Market Features Antiques & More

May 14, 2014 by corrynh  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The Ventura Flea Market is held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ventura County Fair Grounds in Ventura, California near the ocean and features antiques and used and new merchandise sold by over 500 vendors. More than 5,000 buyers visit the market each time it is held. Future event dates are May 18, June 29, September 28 and November 23. Selling space is available for the sale of any type of used, antique, second hand, or new merchandise. Pink area spaces are located in the rear area, non-corners of the market and are $30. The orange reserved area is... 

Star Cutouts Walking Dead Masks

May 13, 2014 by publisher  
Filed under Product Zone

If you see flat masks in the U.K.—from a member of the Royal Family to a character from “Doctor Who”—it is very likely a Star Cutouts product.  The company is now coming to the U.S. with a variety of masks that feature a collection of all the main characters from the popular “Walking Dead” series on AMC, including Daryl, Rick, and Michonne. “That show has gone completely out of this orbit,” says Steve Hoagland, international licensing and sales director for Star Cutouts, and a key person responsible for the... 

Q&A With NFMA President Rob Sieban

May 8, 2014 by corrynh  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The National Flea Market Association (NFMA) named Rob Sieban the new president last month, replacing former president Darren Kurkowski who served since February 2012. Sieban is also CEO of The Mile High Flea Market in Henderson, CO. The Merchandiser Media Group (MMG) recently had the opportunity to ask him some questions as he began his tenure as leader of the organization. MMG: What do you see as your goals and priorities upon taking office? Sieban: Past presidents have built a great foundation. I will build on that and enhance those accomplishments... 

2014 Flea Market Industry Report

By Barbara Scofidio The 2014 Flea Market Industry Report reflects an increasingly discerning and tech-savvy vendor and market manager—as well as customer—and a slowly improving purchasing environment. Technology Almost three-quarters of the vendors surveyed (67.9 percent) said they prefer to order online over phone or through email, and 44.3 percent consider product ads or searches on wholesale websites to be the best source for finding new merchandise. The number of vendors with smartphones or tablets has grown dramatically—73.6 percent... 

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