Saturday, December 15, 2018

3 Tips for Killer Halloween Sales

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

Fall is upon us, bringing with it the start of the holiday shopping season. Halloween is not only the kickoff event for busy quarter four, but also a lucrative celebration in its own right. Last year, Halloween spending hit a record high of $9.1 billion. Almost everyone who celebrates Halloween purchases candy, but 7 in 10 also spend on decorations and costumes for human and furry family members. With an average spend of $86.3 per household; Halloween is one holiday where the whole family participates in the fun and the spending. Follow these tips... 

Bulletin Broads: Flea Market Mindset Meets Brick and Mortar Boutique

September 9, 2018 by mbrophy  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

There is a lot of talk about the evolving consumer path to purchase. Today’s shoppers weave back and forth from digital and physical before completing a transaction. They look to social media for trending instead of store catalogs. However, many newer businesses are changing their path to customers, too. Inspired by the Brooklyn Flea, Bulletin originated as a shop-able digital magazine (or bulletin) featuring all the kinds of makers and designers one would expect to find at a physical flea market. Going from digital to physical, Bulletin started... 

The People’s Nite Market Returns to San Antonio

September 6, 2018 by mbrophy  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The People’s Nite Market returns to San Antonio this month starting on September 13th for a total of eight events throughout the season. This free event features fresh affordable produce, local artisans, live entertainment, and more. The mission of the Nite Market is to provide access to healthy food in one of the areas “nutritional deserts.” But, drawing in a crowd means having diverse programming including cooking demonstrations, Zumba classes, and live DJs. The market is still recruiting vendors of all kinds.  Email peoplesnitemarket@gmail.com... 

Top Products for Fall 2018

September 6, 2018 by mbrophy  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Fall fair and festival season in in full effect. Temperatures are dropping but selling season is just starting to heat up. As you sell through the last of your summer merchandise, now is the time to experiment with new products and crowd-pleasing staples. The Merchandiser Group has gathered some of our favorite products to start selling this fall. These favorites are affordably priced, eye-catching, and offer large profit margins. Here are our top products for Fall 2018: Pour Yourself A Picture with ArtiSands™ Just in time for the fall fair... 

Historic Friendship Flea Returns in September

August 30, 2018 by mbrophy  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The Friendship Flea Market returns to Indiana September 8th – 16th, held twice a year, this market is one not to be missed. With over 500 vendor spaces and wide selections of fresh foods, Friendship Flea has something for everyone. This 51-year-old flea market is truly a landmark event for the entire town. Camping and affordable lodging are available, and there are even horse drawn trolley rides available to and from town. The show always starts on Saturday of the second full weekend through the third full weekend of June and September. The market... 

The Coast Vintage Market

August 16, 2018 by mbrophy  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The Coast Vintage Market is a monthly event boasting 200 vendors, vintage trailers, live music, fabulous food, classic cars, a mini farmer’s market and more. The event is held every second Sunday at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo. Parking and admission is always free. Flea Market Décor Magazine recently rated Coast Vintage Market one of the top 12 flea markets in America. Vendor spaces are 26’ x 20’ and $85 each. Spots fill up quickly, so be sure to register in advance. The market looks for antique and original items. Visit thecoastvintagemarket.com... 

Lighter Leash: The Best-Selling Product You Never Knew You Needed

August 16, 2018 by mbrophy  
Filed under Supplier Zone

For many, having a lighter on hand is a necessity. An estimated 37.8 million adults in the U.S. are cigarette smokers, and close to 35 million are marijuana smokers. Additionally, many people use lighters on the job, while camping, and whenever else they happen to come in handy. The fact is tens of millions of Americans carry lighters on themselves every day. If you’re someone who often carries a lighter, you know how easily they can disappear. Whether from falling out of your pocket or accidentally taken by your friend who needed a light, “lighters... 

Eagle Products: T-Shirts Ready to Ship

August 14, 2018 by mbrophy  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Eagle Products has been a trusted supplier to the souvenir, gift, and resort market or over 50 years. Located in Kansas City, Eagle Products proudly serves retailers and resellers from coast to coast including zoos, national parks, theme parks, airport concessioners, and many others. Currently, Eagle Products has preprints of popular t-shirt designs ready to ship right away. “These are high-color prints with nice designs on high quality garments,” says Dave Rockey of Eagle Products. “This product is a great opportunity for flea marketers to... 

Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days

August 14, 2018 by mbrophy  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days is returning August 17th – 19th for their 46th annual event this August. The antique show and market located along the banks of the Zumbro River in historic Oronoco, Minnesota is free for shoppers. For vendors, the cost is $100 per 15’ x 15’ lot. Hundreds of dealers from all over the country are expected to fill over a thousand lots for Gold Rush Days. Whether you are shopping or selling, this will be a great market day full of food, music, and presentations. Local food vendors include fish-and-chips, popcorn,... 

QMT Windchimes: The Perfect Finishing Touch of the Summer Season

August 9, 2018 by mbrophy  
Filed under Supplier Zone

We’re in the dog days of summer and people across the country are savoring the final stretch of breezy summer nights, enjoying time outdoors with friends and family, and relishing moments in the garden they’ve labored over all season long. There’s no better time to add an elegant wind chime: the perfect finishing touch to any outdoor space. Make your last push for summer sales soar or stock up on a popular holiday gifting item. Either way, you can’t go wrong with this classic and artistic home décor piece. “Right now people are dressing... 

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