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July 2016 Issues of the Merchandiser Magazine

June 27, 2016 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 →

Aud’s & En’s in The Grove

June 27, 2016 by publisher  
Filed under Arkansas, Flea Market Directory

116 E Buchanan Prairie Grove AR 72753 PH: 479-846-4444 Manager: Audra Bailey Open Monday- Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm, Sunday 1:00pm – 6:00pm. Please call for more information  Read More →

Cowboy Hats from Western Express

June 27, 2016 by mbrophy  
Filed under Product Zone

Depending on the location of your flea, or if you will be vending at certain festivals or events, adding western themed products to your booth would be a lucrative investment this summer. Western Express Inc. is a second-generation family owned and operated wholesaler of country western cowboy hats and country western accessories, including many Made in the U.S.A. products.  Dan Mottsman, CEO of Western Express, explains that many of their best sellers include “straw and felt cowboy hats, gun belts, holsters, western shirts, and belt buckles.... 

Ramson’s Patriotic Products

June 27, 2016 by mbrophy  
Filed under Product Zone

Patriotic themed merchandise is always popular in the summer; especially around the 4th of July holiday. This year, the presidential election will only heighten the demand for USA style goods. Ramson’s, celebrating its 45th anniversary, offers a wide selection of flags, lapel pins, signs, and licensed military products. Nita Chabria, Senior Vice President says last year their polyester flags were best sellers during the summer. “With this year being an election year, there should be a lot of patriotic items such as USA flags and Gadsden flags,”... 

CTS Sunglasses

June 23, 2016 by mbrophy  
Filed under Product Zone

In addition to Americana, sunglasses are another traditional summer staple. Though they certainly can be name-dropped and customized for specific tourist destinations, sunglasses are profitable seasonal impulse purchases all on their own. Most people own several pairs and won’t hesitate to pick up another if they need them in the moment, or find a new style that appeals to them. CTS Wholesale has been a leading supplier of wholesale sunglasses, displays, and accessories for over twenty-five years. Many of their customers vend at fleas, fairs,... 

SHS Novelty Instruments

June 23, 2016 by mbrophy  
Filed under Product Zone

SHS is offering a collection of bluegrass and other top selling instruments just in time for the outdoor festival season. According to Guy Petty, President and CEO of SHS International “bluegrass instruments, guitars, banjos, and mandolins are always great sellers in festival season. People are travelling, looking for fun things to do, and usually have a few extra dollars to spend. Markets have great traffic and selling opportunities.” SHS International, founded in 1990 is a full-line musical distribution and manufacturing company. Their Indiana... 

SJT Enterprises: Summer Souvenirs

June 23, 2016 by mbrophy  
Filed under Product Zone

One of the best ways to ensure a souvenir easily evokes memories and feelings of a trip is to offer name-dropped products. According to Tim Smith President of SJT; “the tourist community is a huge business for flea markets. If someone is on vacation in a fun resort area, they want to buy something with that destination on it that will remind them of happy times.” SJT offers decorative wooden signs that can be name-dropped for your location. Their signs are made “in small quantities right in the U.S.A. at a low cost,” says Smith. In addition... 

What Do Flea Market Shoppers Want?

June 22, 2016 by mbrophy  
Filed under How-To Zone

Flea market shoppers come looking for a bargain. But there has got to be more to it than that. With chain stores and independent retailers offering competitive pricing, and the diverse range of products available online – what is it that flea market shoppers really want? Merchandiser’s annual survey shows the most popular flea market products remain novelty items, jewelry, apparel, electronics, scented products, and arts and crafts. This data tells us that customers are looking for unique goods and a fun atmosphere. Flea market visitors are... 

Scott Antique Market Antique Extravaganza

June 20, 2016 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Ohio

Fayette County Fairgrounds Washington Court House, OH 43160 Phone: 740-569-4112 Manager/Owner: Diana Krile Web site: Antiques, vintage items and collectibles! Markets held the last weekend of the month in April, June, August and September. $5 admission for shoppers, free parking. Hours are Friday & Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm. Call for specific dates. Visit us on the web:  Read More →

Sleep Soundly with All That Jazz Memory Foam and Bamboo Products

June 15, 2016 by mbrophy  
Filed under Supplier Zone

All That Jazz is an importer, manufacturer and wholesaler of apparel, bedding, blankets and licensed products. New for this summer, All That Jazz is releasing adjustable shredded memory foam pillows and waterproof bamboo mattress protectors. “People have been cooped up all winter,” explains All That Jazz founder and owner Anu Sahni. “Summer is a great time for new products and linens because people want to go outside to touch, test, and buy their products. They have done a lot of Internet shopping over the winter and now shoppers can go and... 

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