Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Treasure Aisles and Caesar Creek Host Two Parties – No Foolin’!

March 24, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The Flea Markets of Treasure Aisles and Caesar Creek are springing into the first weekend of April with two special Birthday Parties. Each party is celebrating the arrival of their new, full- sized character mascots — and you’re invited! Saturday, 11:30am, April 1st — Party starts at Treasure Aisles Flea Market in Monroe. Sunday, 11:30am, April 2nd — Party continues at Caesar Creek Flea Market in Wilmington. Come meet our new Mystery Mascots, enjoy musical entertainment, Cincinnati Circus Performers, Big Chair photos, prizes and give-a-ways... 

Hongar Farms: “Tastes as Good as it Looks”

March 17, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under Product Zone

Food products have always sold well at flea markets, fairs, swap meets, and festivals. In 2017, this is true now more than ever. Pair great tasting goods with beautiful presentation and a 400-year-old history, and you have yourself a recipe for success. Hongar Farms produces specialty oils and gourmet vinegars whose formulas and foundations date back to sixteenth-century Austria. All of their oils and vinegars are 100% natural with no artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, sodium, or cholesterol. Hongar Farms products, including herb infused... 

Gloco Accents for Colorful Occasions

March 16, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Gloco Accents is a party and candle specialist founded in 2011 after partners Terry Enepekides and Danny Carbone discovered new color flame candles in China. Brenda Bedard, president of Gloco Accents, tells Merchandiser that shortly after their discovery, “Enepekides and Carbone signed an exclusive worldwide distribution agreement with the patent holder and factory owner to form Rainbow Moments®, a Gloco Accents brand.” Today, the color flame candles are available in tea light and taper varieties, but Gloco’s signature and most popular product... 

Cut the Cord on Cable with Magic Stick TV™

March 16, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under Featured, Product Zone

The average cable bill in the United States is easily around $130, says Omar Naweed, inventor of the Magic Stick TV™.  “Everyone wants to cut the cord, but they don’t know how.” Naweed created the initial Magic Stick TV when his cable bill frustrated him. “They bundle you in, lock you in, and you end up paying for services and channels you’re not using.” After inventing the prototype in his garage, friends and family started asking for their own Magic Sticks. “It’s a really straightforward product that provides a simple solution... 

A Story of Patterns: Floral

March 9, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under Product Zone

As Spring slowly blooms into season, shoppers are looking for a fresh start. For centuries, flowers and floral designs have symbolized life, growth, and new beginnings. Florals have remained one of the most ubiquitous motifs in linens, textiles, and fashion for their universality and natural beauty. The origin of floral fabrics dates back to Asia, where flowers have always been a significant part of the culture. Silk fabrics with bright ornate designs eventually made their way from Asia to Europe starting in the Middle Ages. The fabrics were extremely... 

Yuma County Fair Returns

March 7, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

April is almost here- so that means the Yuma County Fair is right around the corner!  Act now to book your booth space for this colossal event! Running from April 4 – 9, 2017, the annual Yuma County Fair is a classic old-fashioned fair and festival. Held at the super-spacious Yuma County Fairgrounds, this classic event features a giant mid-way with traditional carnival rides, a bustling avenue of games and food vendors, many tents full of exhibitors, shopping, live entertainments, and fun for everyone! In true agricultural fair style, the Yuma... 

Spring and Summer Sellers: Value Priced Apparel

March 3, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under Product Zone

Spring and summer are fast approaching which means shoppers are ready to hit the markets looking for great deals on apparel. Not only is summer one of the busiest seasons for flea markets, but also a top season for apparel purchases. According to statistics by The Balance, spring and summer months have been peak times for apparel sales growth for the past several years. Total year-over-year retail sales are up 5.6 percent, meaning there are plenty of opportunities to grow your profits this season. In the summer months, shoppers will head to markets,... 

Saddle Up for the Rodeo Austin Fair

March 2, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Following the tradition of ‘everything is bigger in Texas,’ it’s Fair season! Opening up on March 11 and running straight through the 25th, Austin’s Fairgrounds will once more be host to the area’s biggest and boldest rodeo and fair. Offering shopping of all kinds, live music, special attractions including pig races, a stock show, the rodeo main events and food galore, this fair is one to remember! The carnival runs from March 11-19, from 11am to 12 midnight each day, with the very last day, March 25, open for these... 

L&V Creations: The Original Aroma Lamp

February 23, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under Featured, Supplier Zone

Luis and Valerie Santoni, owners of L&V Creations, started their business after Luis retired from a successful career in the satellite TV industry. At the time, aromatherapy was just entering the mainstream market as a popular and widely accepted therapy for stress, pain, anxiety, headaches, and other minor emotional and physical ailments. Luis Santoni saw an opportunity in this new market and didn’t hesitate. He and his wife created the original plug-in aromatherapy essential oil lamps. Their original product comes in many different colorful... 

Heavenly Body Product International: “We Help God’s People Prosper”

February 16, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Heavenly Body, an online retailer and international wholesaler, started in 1994 when Sir Markadoo purchased two dozen t-shirts and printed two religious messages: “Thank You Jesus,” and “Fill My Cup Lord.” A year later, he leased a 700 square foot space and expanded into fragrances, body oils, lotions, and bath and shower gels. Today, Heavenly Body occupies a 10,000 square foot warehouse in Decatur, Georgia. Markadoo attributes his success largely to “providing the best quality products at the best price.” As for his wholesale business,... 

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