Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Do’s and Don’ts of Flea Market Selling

November 20, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under How-To Zone

Being a successful flea market seller takes time and is a learning experience. There are some basic Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to flea market selling. We recently took to Flea Market Zone’s twitter account to share our #FMZAdvice. Here are the most important things to remember as a vendor: Do: Bring refreshments! Long days braving the elements take a lot of energy and although many markets offer food, there is no guarantee it’s enough to sustain you all day. Make sure you have plenty of water and beverages as well as food to keep you... 

Raleigh Flea Market

November 16, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

It seems that the Raleigh Flea Market has everything you could ever hope for in a flea market. They’ve been around since 1971 and therefore have experience providing the best flea market for locals and tourists in the area. Raleigh Flea Market has a fun and family friendly atmosphere with tens of thousands of shoppers visiting every weekend and more than 600 vendors. The selling environment at Raleigh Flea Market is wholesome, safe, and welcoming. They offer temporary and permanent space both indoors and outdoors. Vendors sell antiques, collectibles,... 

Admiral Flea Market

November 14, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Admiral Flea Market is a family owned and operated business. It has been around for over 30 years and continues to attract hundreds of locals and tourists, even in the off-season. It is a place full of the arts, food, music, entertainment, and most importantly, flea market shopping! Since the market has been around for some time, beginning in 2014, the family owners have been remodeling and improving. There is new fencing, better marked booths, 25 new outdoor buildings, trees, parking, sitting and entertainment areas, and many more indoor improvements... 

Wuu Jau

November 13, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Wuu Jau Company, Inc. was founded in Oklahoma by a young immigrant family in 1986. The company grew, and by 2002, Neptune Trading Inc. was established in southern California as the company’s second distribution center. Wuu Jau has quickly become a leading wholesaler in the knife, sword, self-defense, and foam prop industries. What makes Wuu Jau stand out in these industries is that it has been family owned and operated for over 30 years. They continue to provide customers with top quality products, unique design concepts, and excellent customer... 

FreshandWipe® Air Fresheners are The Clear Choice

November 10, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Product Zone

In 2012 Cooper Product was founded with the goal of creating innovative products for the automotive and technology industries. FreshandWipe® air fresheners are mass-market air fresheners that offer an innovative dual function: a popular fragrance and screen cleaner. Christopher Cooper, the founder of Cooper Product, describes the FreshandWipe® as a “microfiber cleaner for your navigation screen and a wonderful fragrance for your car’s interior.” The genesis of the idea came from the Department of Transportation safety requirement of equipping... 

Great Smokies Flea Market

November 9, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The Great Smokies Flea Market is the most visited flea market in Tennessee! Boasting the largest selection of items in the Smokies along with an on-site grille, farmers market, pizza joint, and liquidation center, it is no surprise the market attracts people from near and far. Indoor booths ensure this popular market is open year round. Besides a colossal amount of interesting goods, visitors can find a family and pet friendly shopping destination. There is a friendly ambience as well as something fresh to see every time you visit. There are over... 

K-15 and Pawnee Flea Market, LLC

November 9, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The K-15 and Pawnee Flea Market, LLC recently opened with their official start date of July 16, 2017. Rowena and Willie Chaple had been vendors for eight years at the Village Flea Market in Wichita when the flea announced it would be closing. The couple “felt we had do something, not only for ourselves, but the other vendors that would need a new place to build their business,” states Rowena Chaple. After some local real estate searching, they found the perfect location and asked other vendors they had met throughout their years of selling to... 

Pop-Ups and Special Event Planning

November 8, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under How-To Zone

Planning your very own pop-up or special event takes a lot of preparation. In order for a seamless, successful event to happen, there is a lot of groundwork that must take place. Before you begin, make sure you have a budget. A financial plan greatly affects the type of event you will be having and figuring out the numbers is the first step before getting into the real planning. It is important to lead with an idea when creating a special event or pop-up. It should be a concept that leaves visitors with a feeling and mindset rather than a product.... 

Salem Flea Market

November 7, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

No matter the rain or snow, the Salem Flea Market in New Hampshire is open all year. It is located just over the Massachusetts border and is easy to access by shoppers and vendors alike. The Salem Flea has been open for over 30 years and continues to thrive despite the cold or less than desirable weather conditions — it’s a classic New England staple! The Salem Flea is an indoor/outdoor flea market. In season, the outdoor booths do not require reservations and many vendors are people that have decided to have their yard sale at the market... 

Kid Agains Inc.: The Scorsese of Games

November 6, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Kid Agains Inc. has been creating fun and innovative games for all ages since 2013. Within four months of launching on Amazon, Kid Agains Inc. became an Amazon #1 best seller, won the Family choice Award 2015 and in 2017 won the Creative Child Award. They currently serve over 2000 stores across America, but it wasn’t easy to get there. Michael Pendergast, the founder of Kid Agains, Inc., had a rough childhood and was raised by a single mother. Growing up he was in and out of schools and boys’ homes as a juvenile, and eventually joined the... 

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