Monday, October 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... 

Feel the History at the 11th Annual Old-Fashioned Flea Market

September 13, 2018 by krystinam  
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The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is hosting their 11th Annual Old-Fashioned Flea Market on September 16th from 10am-5pm. In this beautiful old part of New England, everyone looking for bargains can find treasures with their extensive selection of vendors and items including antiques, repurposed furniture, collectibles, jewelry, crafts, and more. Among the many goodies to buy, the museum will be offering $5 mini-tours and trendy food trucks will be available to satisfy all cravings. There will also be a White Elephant table where visitors can... 

Bulletin Broads: Flea Market Mindset Meets Brick and Mortar Boutique

September 9, 2018 by mbrophy  
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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 Best Flea Market in LA”

September 9, 2018 by krystinam  
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Held on the third Sunday of every month, this flea is known as the market with style. At the Long Beach Antique Market, you can find amazing deals on furniture, jewelry, vintage clothing, kitchenware, collectibles, and art, just to name a few. Over 800 vendors come to sell their goodies, and some famous celebrities, such as Courtney Cox and Monica Lewinsky, have even come to check out what’s for sale. The Long Beach Antique Market’s next event is September 16th from 6:30am-2pm at the Long Beach Veterans Stadium. With over 20 acres of collectibles,... 

Fremont Sunday Market: Seattle’s Favorite Market

September 6, 2018 by krystinam  
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Out of all the year-round markets, Fremont Sunday Market’s European style is what makes it stand out. This street market is perfect for brunching and browsing, hand crafts, treasure hunting, vintage and one-of-a-kind, amazingly cool stuff. Around 200 vendors every Sunday bringing antiques, collectibles, bygones, retro, vintage, and estate sale treasures. Established in 1990, this thriving market has both indoor and outdoor spaces year-round. This Seattle favorite is free to all family members, including the furry ones, so it makes for the perfect... 

The People’s Nite Market Returns to San Antonio

September 6, 2018 by mbrophy  
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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 

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... 

Asia America Trade Show Expands Product Offerings

August 30, 2018 by LisaE  
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Buyers looking for products sourced from India and China take note! The Miami Asia America Wholesale Trade Show, held Sept 14-16, 2018 at the Miami Airport Convention Center in Miami, FL, is expanding their offerings from these two countries, as well as many more, and show owner Michael Finocchiaro and his team are pleased and excited for the show to begin. With over thirty years of experience in the wholesale tradeshow business, Finocchiaro is proud to be presenting the Asia America show for the 9th year. “We have developed an expertise in using... 

Historic Friendship Flea Returns in September

August 30, 2018 by mbrophy  
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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... 

6 Not-To-Miss Harvest Markets

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

The time has come once again for pumpkin-spiced everything and cozy sweaters. Towns are hosting their annual Harvest Festivals and getting the townsfolk out just a couple more times before the cold winter hits and everyone chooses to stay inside. There are so many things to see and do, and many pumpkins to carve. While you are on the hunt for fun events happening near you for shopping or selling, take a look at our list of not-to-miss harvest markets this autumn season. Breckenridge Oktoberfest in Breckenridge, CO – Sept. 7-9. This Munich-style... 

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