Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Caesar Creek Flea Market

January 16, 2018 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Attention all vendors! Do you carry new, used, scratch & dent appliances in your product line? If you do, the owners of the Caesar Creek Flea in Wilmington OH are looking for you! Open every Saturday and Sunday from 9am – 5pm this busy market has over 100,000 square feet of vendor space and they are looking to add to their vendor roster and cover the appliance market. The market is fully heated and air conditioned, and has a very healthy 6,000+ shopper head count each and every weekend. The market keeps up with all the newest trends and has... 

New Year Marketing Plan

January 16, 2018 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under How-To Zone

2018 is going to be your year! Start off with a bang by creating a marketing plan for yourself. Every vendor has a different style and way of doing things, but setting yourself up with an outline full of ideas, goals, and how to achieve them is necessary for everyone. As Chinese philosopher, Confucius said, “A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door.” Grow your flea market business and plan for the year ahead by focusing on these four areas. 1. Organizing Your Business Running a flea market business can get hectic. Running... 

2018: Year of the Flea Market

January 11, 2018 by mbrophy  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Over the course of 2017, several brick and mortar chain stores shuttered locations, leading media headlines to call the phenomenon a “retail apocalypse.” However, many areas of the retail industry thrived during this tumultuous period. One of the biggest mistakes people made when drawing conclusions about the retail industry was lumping all segments of the industry together. Retail itself will always be alive because people will always have a need or want to buy things. However, this year we saw the way in which people make purchases shift. While... 

Fun at the Horseshoe Craft & Flea Market

January 11, 2018 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Do you want to kick off the New Year in style? Come and check out the Horseshoe Craft & Flea Market – recently named Denver’s Best Flea Market! Opened in 2010, the Horseshoe Craft and Flea is every shopper’s one-stop destination for all things handmade, vintage, and arts and crafts style and design. Long known as Denver’s premier indie craft flea market, the vendors at the flea offer a wide selection of modern handmade, vintage and antiques, art, food trucks and more. The markets are held in multiple locations in Belmar and... 

Crafty Concepts for All Occasions

January 11, 2018 by mbrophy  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Tim and Tonya Nichols live in Perry, Oklahoma where they opened their family business, Crafty Concepts, in 2009. They enjoy handcrafting various items from signs to furniture. You can find their items online and at various craft shows in Oklahoma and Texas. “We have always enjoyed making gifts and crafts,” says Tonya. “Back in 2009 we had the idea to open a store where local artists could sell their items. At the time, there were not any stores like that,” she continues. “Now, you see this type of store everywhere. Every year we added... 

Sasser Flea Market & Antique Mall

January 9, 2018 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

If you’re on the lookout for a casual and relaxed atmosphere that makes you feel right at home and you’re anywhere close to Southwest Georgia, you should plan to stop in and visit with the folks at the Sasser Flea Market and Antique Mall. Located in Sasser, GA, the flea market is an authorized dealer for Graceland Portable Buildings as well as Carolina Carports and have a large selection of these portable buildings right on site for both vendors and shoppers to view and experience. In addition, the market offers a unique selection of... 

BULQ’s Target Apparel

January 9, 2018 by publisher  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Apparel is flying off the shelves these days. Numerous industry reports, ranging from Flea Market Insiders to Brighthub, have named children’s and adult’s apparel as some of the most desirable flea market merchandise. More broadly, the apparel market continues to grow steadily at a rate of 3% per year, and McKinsey’s FashionScope report estimates this rate to increase by 50% over the next decade. If these statistics intrigue you, you’re not alone — although you might be wondering how to get started selling apparel at your flea market.... 

Hartville Marketplace & Flea Branches Out

January 4, 2018 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Do you sell gluten free, vegetarian products, sushi or other international foods? Or, do you offer fun shopper-interactive activities like pottery making or other hands-on crafting? If so, the Hartville Marketplace is looking for YOU! The Hartville MarketPlace is expanding their line up of fun and interactive businesses to add to the busy venue’s overall ambiance and offerings. The Marketplace boats a 100,000-square-foot, two-story building and over 95 individually-owned shops. Fully heated and air-conditioned, the marketplace is a perfect... 

January 2018 Issues of the Merchandiser Magazines

January 2, 2018 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 →

All Peddler’s Flea Market

January 2, 2018 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

As of the new year, the All Peddler’s Flea Market in Henderson KY has announced the market will now be held on the second weekend of each month. The flea market, located just South of Evansville, Indiana in Henderson, Kentucky, was founded in 2015 and had been opening their doors on the first weekend of each month since their inception, but market owner Terry Walters tells The Merchandiser that they decided to move the market to the second weekend of the month to avoid the conflicts with other local events. “Moving the market makes sense...