Wednesday, September 26, 2018

United Flea Markets Acquires Rubidoux Drive-In Theatre and Swap Meet

On September 12th, United Flea Markets (UFM) announced their latest acquisition with Rubidoux Drive-In Theatre and Swap Meet in Riverside, CA. This acquisition marks UFM’s first property in California and firmly establishes the company’s nationwide presence. With its original 1948 screen tower still standing tall, The Rubidoux is the last of the classic drive-in theaters remaining in Southern California. Throughout the years, this theater has transformed into a modern outdoor area with the incorporation of FM transmitters and Technalight digital... 

Retailers Going Green by Become Secondhand Chic

September 25, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Featured, Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The ‘go green’ trend continues! After our recent article, Retail Going Green, companies continue to reduce their carbon footprint by buying back old merchandise from customers or giving away products to charity. Retail giants such as IKEA®, The North Face®, and Patagonia® are taking serious steps in reducing as much waste as possible while also maintaining customer loyalty, and they are done in super easy ways that any independent store can do. To reduce their environmental impact, the furniture company IKEA® has launched a pilot program... 

All Natural CBD Products from Hemp Joy

September 23, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Product Zone

Hemp Joy is a California-based, all natural skin care company that creates high-quality products with pure CBD oil. Hemp Joy’s creations are perfect for any spa or boutique, providing a natural way for customers to heal their bodies. Their hemp-infused creations are safe and free of fillers and contaminants. Each soothing topical is developed with restorative ingredients, including non-GMO premium herbs, steam-distilled essential oils and natural flower essences. This means that each product is vegan, except for their healing cream and lip balm... 

High Beams Shoes: The Footwear that Communicates

September 23, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Supplier Zone

High Beams is on a mission to revolutionize footwear. Founded in 2013 by Goodrich International, High Beams is a global, multi-channel retail brand that combines technology and footwear to give consumers exactly what they need by enabling their shoes to do incredible things such as recognize other footwear and clothing and alert caregivers if children or the elderly leave a set area. “Our focus is developing a shoe with a higher illumination system as a utility and not a novelty,” said Joseph Goodrich, head of media and son of the creator of... 

Vintage & Made Fair: Combining the Worlds of Vintage and Handmade

September 23, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Inspired by all things indie craft and vintage, Vintage & Made Fair is a semi-annual indoor and outdoor market where shoppers and vendors can share a love for antiques and handcrafted goods. Their fall fair is a two-day event held in the Dallas County Fairgrounds in IA. Goodies such as vintage home décor, jewelry, outdoor accents, seasonal flora, local eats and everything needed to create a handmade lifestyle are available at this market. Vintage & Made Fair was founded by Tricia Hall who felt there was a need in Des Moines to bring both... 

Mesa Market Celebrates Frank Luke Jr.

September 20, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Calling all history lovers! Mesa Market Place Swap Meet is remembering Frank Luke, Jr. with a FREE half-day community event that will include military equipment and museum displays. Frank Luke Jr. was one of the nine children raised in Phoenix at the turn of the 20th century when the town had a population of only 1,000 residents who also won a Medal of Honor in World War I. This family-friendly event will take place from 9am to noon on Saturday, September 22nd. You can also enjoy a breakfast special while looking at all of the militaria with a downloadable... 

Pour Yourself A Picture with ArtiSands™

September 20, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Featured, Product Zone

Just in time for the fall fair and festival season, ArtiSands™ is the perfect attention-grabbing product sure to draw crowds to your booth. This unique sand art craft is a crowd-pleaser for customers of all ages and abilities. Kits come with colorfast, non-toxic sand and everything you need to make a beautiful, mess-free design or picture. Jay Hanson of ArtiSands™ says the product is a great fit for flea, fair, and festival booths specifically because there are “so many designs to choose from at a reasonable price.” ArtiSands™ is “very... 

Portable Charging From The Jolt

September 20, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Product Zone

How easy is it to go out and not have to worry about your phone dying? A couple of graduates from Ohio State University came up with a product to help make their lives easier and more efficient. They produced The Jolt, the all-in-one iPhone and Android portable charger that comes with built-in prongs to charge phones without the hassle of carrying around long cords that can get tangled up. “Definitely the most dynamic portable charger on the market. By far my favorite portable charger, so convenient. Can take it anywhere regardless of whether... 

Feel the History at the 11th Annual Old-Fashioned Flea Market

September 13, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is hosting their 11th Annual Old-Fashioned Flea Market on September 16th from 10am-5pm. In this beautiful old part of New England, everyone looking for bargains can find treasures with their extensive selection of vendors and items including antiques, repurposed furniture, collectibles, jewelry, crafts, and more. Among the many goodies to buy, the museum will be offering $5 mini-tours and trendy food trucks will be available to satisfy all cravings. There will also be a White Elephant table where visitors can... 

Allurials’ All Natural Aloe Vera Gel

September 13, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Product Zone

Don’t you just love the feeling of rubbing cold Aloe Vera Gel on your skin after a long day in the sun? It’s relaxing, cooling, and healthy for your skin. Allurials takes the healthy aspect one step further by making their gel from organic, cold pressed aloe. Your customers’ skin will feel their best after trying this gel, and they will definitely want to come back for more! This all-natural gel hydrates and heals dry, itchy, and damaged skin. It is perfect for acne, sunburn, rashes, and dandruff, all the while being fragrance and alcohol... 

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