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2018 Trade Show Calendar

November 30, 2017 by publisher  
Filed under How-To Zone

Tradeshow Calendar provided by Tradeshows by Month January 2018 February 2018 March 2018 April 2018 May 2018 June 2018 July 2018 August 2018 September 2018 October 2018 November 2018 Tradeshows by State Alaska Alabama Arizona California Colorado District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Illinois Indiana Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Massachusetts Maryland Maine Michigan Minnesota Missouri Mississippi Montana North... 

December 2017 Issues of the Merchandiser Magazines

November 28, 2017 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 →

Valley Indoor Swap, Fun in the Sun

November 28, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Having not one, but two locations for the Valley Indoor Swap, one in Panorama City and the other in Pomona, the vendors and the shoppers at these busy indoor shopping centers are ready for the holidays! With merchandise of every type and sort, the markets are the perfect hub for local shopping for gifts, birthday, anniversaries, and, of course, the upcoming holidays. The markets host a Loteria and Free Bingo to keep the steady flow of customers engaged, and vendors who rent space can also be highlighted as Featured Sellers on the swap websites and... 

Holiday Kwanzaa Vendor Market

November 27, 2017 by publisher  
Filed under DC, Flea Market Directory

1225 W Street SE Washington DC 20020 PH: 202-368-9973 The Union Temple Baptist Church is hosting 3rd annual Holiday Kwanzaa Vendor Market. Vendors Marketing Afro-centric Fashions and jewelry, Oils , butters and soaps, Artifacts and Books. Food and Smoothies. More vendors are welcome. Starting Sat Nov 25 and running through the month of December 2017.  Read More →

United Flea Markets: Small Business, Big Passion

November 23, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Rob Sieban CEO of Mile High Flea Market, founded United Flea Markets just a year and a half ago, though the company has already made an enduring impact on the flea industry. United Flea Markets “was born out of excitement and love of the flea business,” says Rob. Having owned Mile High Flea Market since 2007, Rob as intrigued by the business as a whole, and felt he and his team could positively contribute. In the spring of 2015, Rob acquired Flamingo Island Flea Market in Bonita Springs, Florida. That’s when United Flea Markets was born. Since... 

Supporting Small Business Around the World

November 21, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under How-To Zone

Fair trade is a social movement with a goal of helping artisans, makers, farmers, and producers, usually in developing countries, realize better trading conditions and promote sustainability. It’s a way of doing business that promotes respect and tries to draw a clearer, straighter line between the maker of a product and the end consumer in international trade. Sanyork Fair Trade offers fair trade products direct from skilled artisans. Michel Kessler of Sanyork tells The Merchandiser Group, “All of the products that we carry are fair trade.... 

Alsip / Tri State Swap-O-Rama

November 21, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

With an average of 18,000 shoppers hitting the aisles every weekend, the Tri State Swap-O-Rama has something to crow about. Vendors take note: the Swap has 400 inside seller spaces and another 300 spaces outside, so the busy shopping plaza has tons to see and do all year long, no matter the weather outside! Founded back in 1969 by Rex Meadows, the market has grown and morphed into a Chicago landmark, visited by everyday folks and celebrities alike. The markets are held in three different Chicagoland locations located in Melrose Park, Ashland Avenue,... 

The Do’s and Don’ts of Flea Market Selling

November 20, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under How-To Zone

Being a successful flea market seller takes time and is a learning experience. There are some basic Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to flea market selling. We recently took to Flea Market Zone’s twitter account to share our #FMZAdvice. Here are the most important things to remember as a vendor: Do: Bring refreshments! Long days braving the elements take a lot of energy and although many markets offer food, there is no guarantee it’s enough to sustain you all day. Make sure you have plenty of water and beverages as well as food to keep you... 

Hickory Corner Flea Market

November 17, 2017 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market Directory, Tennessee

4614 Sevierville Road Maryville, TN 37804 Phone: 865-738-7380 Manager/Owner: Don Smith / Jimmy Hatcher Busy and bustling market open every weekend! Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 8am – 5pm. Large variety of merchandise. New vendors welcome! Daily rentals available for both inside and outside spaces. Please contact Don Smith for more information.  Read More →

Christmas Countdown Celebration at Jamie’s Flea Market

November 16, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Jamie’s Flea Market is the largest flea market in Northern Ohio. They are open year-round, entertaining visitors each and every Wednesday and Saturday. The holiday season is a particularly special time of year for Jamie’s Flea, as they celebrate their annual 25 Days Until Christmas event. Lorna Ingersoll, great-granddaughter of William Jamie, who founded Jamie’s Flea Market back in 1977 tells The Merchandiser Group, “30 some years ago we decided we needed to do something special for Christmas. So we decided to be open the first Sunday... 

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