Thursday, January 24, 2019

UFM Offers Free Selling Spaces to Furloughed Employees

January 22, 2019 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

With every tough situation, there is a silver lining, and United Flea Markets sure knows how to make them. For years, UFM has been helping to run and operate flea markets all over the U.S. and in their latest attempt to help out, they just announced on January 16th that they will be offering free selling spaces at all of the company’s nationwide flea markets to furloughed employees during the government shutdown. Rob Sieban, President, CEO and co-owner of United Flea Markets said he hopes this will provide workers with a larger and more robust... 

3 Reasons to Add Childrenswear to Your Booth in 2019

January 22, 2019 by krystinam  
Filed under How-To Zone

Back-to-school isn’t the only time to buy kids clothing anymore, and children’s fashion is on the rise. According to Euromonitor, the global childrenswear market is outpacing both womenswear and menswear, and the value childrenswear in the US is estimated to grow 8 percent by 2021, to $34 million. That’s a lot of moolah, and you can be a part of this growing trend. Here are three different reasons to add childrenswear to your booth this year: Spring baby showers are coming up. The spring and summer aren’t only good for weddings, but also... 

Closeouts and Liquidations with Direct Liquidation

January 18, 2019 by krystinam  
Filed under How-To Zone

Obtaining closeout and liquidation merchandise can play a huge part in keeping your business running. In order to fully understand and take advantage of this process, it’s important to take a step back and know how everything is processed and sold. Closeout merchandise consists of customer returns, floor damages, and samples that are sold in bulk for below wholesale prices. Wholesale liquidators are suppliers who buy and sell large amounts of surplus closeout merchandise, buying the items from major retailers, and selling to other resellers. Retailers,... 

All Star Wholesale Merchandise Delivers Profits

January 9, 2019 by krystinam  
Filed under Supplier Zone

For the absolute best customer service as well as tons of surplus merchandise at great wholesale prices, look no further than All Star Wholesale. Having been in business for over 13 years, this company proudly sells wholesale lots, warehouse stock, salvage merchandise, store liquidations, overstocks, customer returns, shelf pulls, store closeouts, excess inventory, and truckloads of general merchandise to suit any store or booth. You can purchase products by the case, pallet, or truckload to suit your needs. All Star Wholesale has everything you... 

How To Acquire Holiday Returns

January 9, 2019 by krystinam  
Filed under How-To Zone

For consumers, the end of the holidays means they get to finally take a break. The gift-buying frenzy has died down, they no longer have to rush here and there, and they can finally relax. But for business owners, your year is just getting started. The new year brings many new opportunities for your business, and one of them is customer returns. Believe it or not, you can actually benefit from consumers everywhere returning their merchandise to big box retailers such as Target and Walmart. Are you ready to get some great deals on bulk product orders?... 

Antiques, Collectibles, and Beyond

January 9, 2019 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Different vendors throughout Northern California and beyond come to this market to sell their antique and vintage goods. The Sacramento Antique Faire is an outdoor antiques and collectibles marketplace held on the second Sunday of every month, rain or shine. Come join in on the fun in finding all different kinds of furniture, clothing, jewelry, military items, garden, architectural, lighting, and so much more! Located at 21st and X Streets in Sacramento, California, this treasure hunt market is open from 6:30am to 3pm. While bargain hunting or selling... 

Find The Best Deals and Closeouts at Miami International Mart

January 8, 2019 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

There’s no place like home, but the Miami International Mart comes pretty close. This B2B trade show brings you the best in electronics, closeouts, household items, health and beauty, party supplies, disposable goods, and much more all in one place. From January 20th to the 22nd, 2019, flea market and swap vendors can shop from tens of thousands of products, with no upfront costs, and it only takes a minute to sign up. Merchants from all over the world will exhibit their wares and give you the opportunity to make connections and purchase everything... 

Don’t Miss the 21st Annual NFMA Conference

January 4, 2019 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Flea markets are very important — not only in providing jobs to thousands of people, but also in helping aid local economies. Small businesses are what help to keep the overall economy up and running, having a much bigger impact on cities and states rather than larger companies who do business around the world. In addition, the federal government recognizes flea markets as a regulated form of retail business and permanently includes them in the national census for purposes of determining the country’s gross national product (GNP). This is... 

OFFPRICE Las Vegas Show: February 2019

January 4, 2019 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

A new year means new fashion choices: new styles, new colors, and a new personality. For consumers, this means updating their wardrobe with the latest trending apparel, and resellers need to get prepared for the spring season to arrive with the demand of these new styles. The OFFPRICE Show in Las Vegas has everything you need and more to give your customers exactly what they are looking for. From February 3rd to the 6th, you’ll get to shop from all things fashionable in apparel, footwear and accessories at prices you can’t beat. OFFPRICE is... 

Relive Your Childhood at This Toy Show

January 4, 2019 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The Anime, Toys and Collectibles Show will make you want to be a kid again. Surrounded by nostalgic action figures and shows you loved as a child, this venue takes place at the Evansville, IN, National Guard Armory on January 11th and 12th. Vendors will showcase and sell a large variety of items such as anime, comics, action figures, toys, sports collectibles, sci-fi, movie posters, and more. A discussion and live performance from players in the industry will also take place at the Anime, Toys, and Collectibles Show. Anime and Broadcast Talent Agent... 

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