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Nate’s Swap Shop

December 12, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Being the region’s largest year round open air shopping and entertainment destination, Nate’s Swap Shop lives up to its slogan: “Where you can find everything under the sun!” It is perfect for the whole family and located just minutes from downtown Kansas City. This prime location and wide variety of offerings means there is plenty to do for travelers as well as locals. New, used, up-cycled and vintage merchandise are all sold at Nate’s Swap Shop. The hopping market guarantees big deals and big fun for everyone! Entrepreneurs, hobbyists,... 

Building Repeat Customers

December 12, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under How-To Zone

Working with repeat customers is much easier than acquiring new ones. According to Bain & Company, it costs 6-7 times more money to land a new customer than to retain an existing one. Not only that, but Marketing Metrics says the probability of selling to an existing customer is 60-70 percent — those aren’t bad odds. Save your time and resources by building repeat and loyal customers with these tips: Offer Additional Benefits Creating loyal customers involves doing more than just selling products for bargain prices. Give your customers a... 

The Omaha Flea Market

December 12, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The Omaha Flea Market offers unique treasure and incredible deals. It encourages community members and travellers stopping by to shop small. The market promotes what it lives, quoting on their website: “Every dollar spent at a locally owned, independent business returns more than four times more to the local economy than a dollar spent at a national chain.” Join the shop local movement and set up your booth at The Omaha Flea Market. There are a variety of vendors and over 200 vendor spaces. The spaces are 8′x10′ and some have electricity.... 

Top 5 Holiday Stocking Stuffers

December 5, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Stocking stuffers, although small, are a big part of the holidays. After the big presents are unwrapped they offer a fun surprise for everyone in the family. Make sure your shoppers are prepared with the proper stocking stuffers this holiday season. Here is the list of The Merchandiser Group’s top picks: 1. Cell Phone Accessories Everyone has a cell phone and rarely does anyone ever put it down. That’s why long charging cables are a necessity this holiday season. 10-foot charging cables exist so that cell phone users can move around their room... 

Holiday Market at Del Ray Artisans

December 4, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Del Ray Artisans hosts an annual Holiday Market. This year the festive event is happening the first three weekends of December: the 1st-3rd, 8th-10th, and 15th-17th. Del Ray Artisans was founded in 1992 and is a nonprofit organization with a mission to promote art for the benefit of both artists and the community. Their Holiday Market is a perfect example of promoting local artisans and bringing the community together. Different artists are featured every weekend at the Holiday Market. They are all from the local area and offer unique handmade fine... 

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 Featured, 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 Featured, 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... 

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