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Liquidation with Transparency

January 29, 2016 by mbrophy  
Filed under Supplier Zone

by Meaghan Brophy BULQ was founded in 2015 by parent company Optoro, who partners with major retailers to handle their excess and return inventory. Optoro works to reduce waste and carbon emissions in the reverse supply chain by finding the most straightforward and cost-effective option for retailers in handling their extra merchandise. In many cases, the best option for national retailers is to liquidate those products. From this demand, Optoro created BULQ, which takes overstock and return products, and resells them to wholesalers, including thrift... 

Massaponax Flea Market

January 26, 2016 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Virginia

9040 Jefferson Davis Hwy Fredericksburg, VA 22407 Phone: 540-300-8983 Manager/Owner: Massaponax Auction Company Web site: Massaponax Flea Market consists of 2 barns, 2 motel locations the Massaponax Auction Company, Snack Bar, and Restrooms, Onsite Vendors welcome. Summer, Fall and Spring hours 8am – 5pm, Winter hours 8am – 4pm.  Read More →

National Flea Market Association Looks at 2016

January 20, 2016 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

by Lisa Evans On February 9, 2016, leaders from the flea market and swap meet world kick off the industry’s annual conference in Las Vegas. The 2016 National Flea Market Association (NFMA) conference runs from February 9 through the 11th at New York New York hotel and conference center. The event provides a much-needed networking opportunity for market owners and managers, not to mention a full roster of educational opportunities for industry newcomers and veterans alike. NFMA President Rob Sieban will present the opening remarks at the... 

All Peddlers Flea Market

January 20, 2016 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Kentucky

2959 US Highway 41 North Henderson, KY 42420 Phone: 812-463-2343 Manager/Owner: Terry Walters Indoor / outdoor market open year round. Free parking, free admission, cafe on site, restrooms and handicap accessible. Come and see all the great merchandise – something for all! Open the 2nd weekend of every month, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Please call for set up times and more information.  Read More →

The Country Market

January 20, 2016 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Nebraska

57041 Highway 275 Pilger, NE 68768 Phone: 402-841-2372 Manager/Owner: Lori Web site: Country flea market  overlooking Elkhorn Valley. Vendors selling antiques, vintage goods, furniture, oddities, repurposed items and handcrafted goods.  Outdoor market held the first Saturdays in July, Aug, Sept and October, market hours are 9am – 2pm.  Read More →

Beville’s Corner Market

January 14, 2016 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Florida

7368 State Road 471 Bushnell, FL 33513 Phone: 352-793-3581 Manager/Owner: Ron Kurtz Open year round Mon. 5 am-5 pm. Wholesale auctions held on 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. Two miles north of Webster, FL.  Read More →

Terryville Indoor Flea Market

January 13, 2016 by publisher  
Filed under Connecticut, Flea Market Directory

211 Main Street Terryville, CT 06786 Phone: 860-919-4356 Manager/Owner: Paul Murdock & Dori Green Web site: New market, open year round, Saturdays and Sundays, 9am – 5pm. Free admission, Free parking on site, plus additional spaces available at the Rite-Aid Pharmacy across the street. Located in the former True Value Hardware store, we have 5,000 square feet and room for 75 vendors. Come on in and visit us!  Read More →

Wholesale Alley: Big Business in More Ways Than One

January 12, 2016 by publisher  
Filed under Supplier Zone

by Kevin Zimmerman Although the word “alley” usually conjures up images of a narrow back street, that is hardly the case with Wholesale Alley, the wholesalers’ market in central North Carolina that consists of over 100 buildings and covers roughly 17 acres. Open since 1979, Wholesale Alley is the twice-weekly, Mondays and Tuesdays, home for approximately 85 independent vendors selling everything from clothing, including a specialist in clergy and choir apparel, gold and silver as well as costume jewelry, and toys to tools, florists... 

Marketing Keys to Success: What Door Will You Open Next?

January 7, 2016 by publisher  
Filed under How-To Zone

By Mackenzie Hurlbert It’s a hard truth to admit: vendors can have the best products in their niche, but if they fail to market their booths well, their success will be limited. Don’t handicap yourself with weak marketing techniques! Open doors to finding new customers online, on social media, and in-person. Here are a few simple tricks of the trade you can integrate into your daily marketing efforts for increased customer response and improved traffic and sales. Catch Attention with Coupons Coupons aren’t the clipped out paper... 

Bringing Back Tradition – Gibson Co. Flea and Farmer’s Market Reclaims Historical Venue

January 6, 2016 by mbrophy  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

By Meaghan Brophy The Gibson County Fairgrounds in Trenton, TN used to be home to First Monday, the oldest flea market in the state. First Monday originated back in the 1900′s, and was a community staple for many generations. “When First Monday closed down about 8-10 years ago it really left a void,” says Phil Colwell, owner of the new Gibson County Flea and Farmer’s Market. Colwell and his family have been in the flea market business for over 25 years as vendors. After seeing First Monday close down, Colwell decided to take... 

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