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Popular Retro Railroad Signs from SJT

February 19, 2014 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Product Zone

SJT Enterprises, a consumer products company, has introduced a new series of retro railroad decorative wooden plaques featuring the artwork of Peter Lerro. The line comprises, at present, 12 now defunct railroad company logos, with more to be added in the near future. Like all SJT’s products, the new plaques are made in the USA. The round railroad plaques measure 10 inches. Wholesale price is $4.50 and suggested retail is $9.99 to $14.99. “There are a lot of railroad enthusiasts that really go for this kind of thing,” says SJT president... 

Minecraft, As Seen On TV & More

February 18, 2014 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Novelty Gift Company has been doing business for more than 25 years. The firm is dedicated to watching the trends, and supplying vendors the most sought after novelties, gifts and toys. “We pride ourselves on having the hottest products, from Minecraft to As Seen On TV items. Everything we carry is proven to sell. We have more than 150 different items, so we are sure to have something for every market,” says Jimmy Narine, VP. Stock continually expands and changes, and today’s best sellers are centered around Minecraft, Super Mario... 

Poor Boy Woodworks Made in USA

February 18, 2014 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Poor Boy Woodworks is a wholesale home décor sign company launched in 2003. From fun magnets, wall hangings and shelf sitters, to free product displays, everything is made in the USA. The company has an astounding 2,500 products, and introduces new products throughout the year. New, customizable picture frames The company just launched a new line of picture frames. “We offer a name drop program on the picture frames so vendors can customize them,” says Matt Hunter, owner. “That line is already doing extremely well.” Top... 

How to Sell in a Flea Market

February 12, 2014 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under How-To Zone

Lynn Serafinn spent 20 years selling in the open-air markets of the American southwest. She is now the founder of the 7 Graces Project CIC, a not-for-profit social enterprise created to train, support, mentor and inspire small business owners to market their business ethically, and serve society and planet. Below Serafinn shares what she learned about business in her career. Know your audience Know your customers, their preferences and their tastes. Strive to get to a point where, simply upon seeing a person approaching your stand, you can predict... 

Necklace Saver Keeps Jewelry Tangle Free

February 11, 2014 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Product Zone

The Necklace Saver from Armenicus Life is a patent-pending product designed to keep necklaces tangle free, at home or on the go. Made from lightweight organza, the product is a sleeve that is open on both ends. Holding one end of the sleeve, the user slips an unclasped necklace inside, grasps the other end of the necklace at the bottom of the sleeve, brings the two ends together and clasps the necklace closed, and ties the ends of the Necklace Saver. The product comes in attractive, hangtag packaging, which displays product images and detailed instructions,... 

Yuma Swap Meet Celebrates 50 Years

February 11, 2014 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The Yuma Swap Meet, located at 4000 S. 4th Ave. in Yuma, AZ, will celebrate its 50th anniversary February 15-16. On February 15, there will be traditional Mexican folkloric dancing, country music, pig and dog racing, a belly dancer, dancing horses and a display of miniature horses. For the children, there will be a rodeo clown, free rides and face painting. On February 16, a Mexican band will perform. Throughout the weekend, there will also be many giveaways for market guests. The swap meet is on 40 acres with 1,000 paved vending spaces. Vendors... 

Niki Nu Lites Creative Energy

February 6, 2014 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Product Zone

Niki Nu Lites is a brilliant new take on an age-old product: the lamp.  This self-assembly lighting system allows users to create lamps in dozens of beautiful shapes from polypropylene plastic, a translucent recycled material. “It is a bit like putting together a puzzle, and people enjoy the challenge. Once you build one, you can take it apart and reassemble it in another shape,” says Nicole Hillman who, along with her husband Tracy, owns the company. Perfect night light for kids Niki Nu Lites can be used both indoors and outdoors.... 

Q & A with Darren Kurkowski, Outgoing NFMA President

Darren Kurkowski has served as president of the National Flea Market Association (NFMA) since February 2012. This month, he passes the baton to newly elected Rob Sieban, VP of Mile High Flea Market, as incoming president. Previously, Darren served on the NFMA Board of Directors for five years.  He currently holds the position of VP of Operations for the Paramount Swap Meet, a daily outdoor market that has been operating since 1955. Darren has been instrumental in affecting positive change within the flea market and swap meet industry. FleaMarketZone.com... 

Overstocks Trading for Top-Quality Liquidated Goods

February 6, 2014 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Overstocks Trading is a liquidation company that sells overstocks, shelf pulls, and customer returns from major department stores. A family-operated business launched in 2010, the company sells all types of soft and hard goods. “We specialize in high end closeouts with exceptional quality at the lowest prices,” states Yogi Patel, director. Overstocks Trading is strong in electronics, selling products such as computers, refurbished TVs with warranty, and home theaters. The firm also deals in appliances, housewares, bed sheets and comforters,... 

The GlideHanger Improved Clothing Hanger

February 4, 2014 by Gloria Mellinger  
Filed under Product Zone

The GlideHanger™ from HangerWare Inc. is a new and improved clothing hanger created to make it fast and easy to hang garments. When used with any narrow necked garment, the product can be quickly inserted or removed through the neck of the item, and it is fully functional for all other clothes as well. The GlideHanger eliminates the need to unbutton, unzip, or otherwise undo narrow necked garments. It is especially helpful for garments that do not have buttons, zippers, or other fasteners, and would require a normal hanger to be threaded up through... 

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