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National Flea Market Association Growing in 2015

December 24, 2014 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

In February 2015, leaders from the flea market industry will gather in Las Vegas for the 2015 National Flea Market Association (NFMA) conference. As always, the event will provide networking opportunities for flea market owners as well as educational opportunities to learn about issues affecting the business, including growth strategies and the ever-present issue of intellectual property infringement. “This conference is a great opportunity for flea market owners to come together and network, share ideas, and get some tips on how to manage their... 

American Merchandise for Profitable Liquidations

December 24, 2014 by publisher  
Filed under Supplier Zone

American Merchandise Liquidators has more than 20 years of experience supplying retailers with access to overstocks, surplus, and returned products. “We are contract holders for a number of wholesale and retail companies, meaning we are the only ones they sell surplus product to,” says Mike White, COO and vice president of American Merchandise Liquidators. The company specializes in selling gifts, apparel, tools, and general merchandise by the pallet or truckload. “We sell what we have for pennies on the wholesale dollar,” White avers. “Some... 

LA Speedy Poised to go National

December 19, 2014 by publisher  
Filed under Supplier Zone

LA Speedy is poised to go national. Based in Los Angeles, LA Speedy manufactures wholesale sports apparel. All of its products are made the USA—which is rare for any apparel company—and are primarily sold in California and the West Coast. However, according to account manager Peter Lee, LA Speedy offers a distinct advantage to retailers outside of its traditional sales area: novelty. “We have some East Coast accounts, but our products are mostly sold in California,” Lee states. “That’s an advantage for people who want to carry us outside... 

Ocean Isle Beach Flea Market

December 11, 2014 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, North Carolina

ADDRESS: 6165 Ocean Highway West – Highway 17 Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469 Phone: 910-579-2842 Manager/Owner: Alvin Nobles Web site: www.oceanislebeachfleamarket.com Description: Open all year, Ocean Isle Flea Market is a premier flea market where you can find the best items around -from antiques to power tools to collectibles, we have it all! Hours: Friday – Sunday, 8am – 7pm. With booth spaces both indoor (heated/AC) and outdoor, we cater to the diversified needs and preferences of our growing clientele. Free parking, handicap... 

Food Court Buzz: Smorgasburg’s a Smash hit

December 4, 2014 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

What’s the latest rage in Brooklyn, NY? Food Halls! Huge, open floor plan dining halls catering to every possible taste, and the break-out hit Smorgasburg owes its success to the Brooklyn Flea, which opened as a stand alone flea market in 2008. “It was almost a flip of a coin back in 2008 whether we were going to include food,” says Brooklyn Flea co-founder Jonathan Butler, “luckily, we decided to. It was just as Brooklyn was starting to come into its own as a place for food.” The idea for opening their own signature eatery, Smorgasburg,... 

Raleigh Flea Market Returns to State Fairgrounds

December 3, 2014 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Raleigh, NC — The Raleigh Flea Market announced it will be returning to the North Carolina State Fairgrounds after taking time off for the annual state fair. The flea market is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every weekend. It includes about 600 vendors selling everything from local crafts and furniture to electronics, apparel, and consumer goods. For more information please call 919-899-FLEA or visit, www.raleighfleamarket.net.  Read More →

Castle Street Flea Market Expanding

December 3, 2014 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Wilmington, NC — The Wilmington City Council is giving a thumbs-up to its local flea market vendors, allowing them to expand their Castle Street operations. Previously, flea markets were only allowed to operate once every 45 days for two consecutive weekends or seven consecutive days. In recent months, however, local businesses had run into potential zoning problems with their flea market operations and had to close down. The new regulations will allow flea market vendors to expand both their hours of operation and the days on which they can operate.... 

December 2014 Issues of Merchandiser Magazines

December 1, 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 →

HO-HO-HO – It’s a FREE LEGO Show!

December 1, 2014 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

December 6th and 7th is a Holiday LEGO Show at Caesar Creek Flea Market – and it’s FREE!! Build some holiday magic with your family and visit this FREE exhibit of LEGOs. You and your family will enjoy the many colorful, creative, architectural displays featuring the Michigan LEGO Club. From the simple to the complex – you’ll marvel at these amazing designs and creative creations from the Michigan LEGO Club. This organization is a nationally competitive club that has taken thousands of little squares and shapes and combined them to...