Monday, December 11, 2017

Fox Outdoor Products™

August 24, 2017 by mbrophy  
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Fox Outdoor Products™ is a direct importer and distributor of tactical, enforcement, military, and outdoor gear. Located in suburban Chicago, Fox Outdoor traces its roots back to World War II. In response to dwindling surplus goods after the war, company founder Harry Fox established direct import relationships with businesses in Asia, Europe, India, and elsewhere. These suppliers produced a wide range of basic camping, sporting and other outdoor gear. In 1982, his nephew, Daniel Fox, founded the current company, Fox Outdoor Products™. The focus... 

Bug Off Screen: Over Two Million Sold

July 25, 2017 by mbrophy  
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Bug Off Screen is a frameless, hassle-free screen curtain that easily installs in the doorframe without any tools and in as little as five minutes. The instant screen is made out of quality, made in USA mesh and magnets that keep the bugs out of the house, let fresh air in, and provide hands-free entry and exit for families and pets. Bug Off Screen has been recognized as the instant screen leader for more than 20 years because of its durable quality, friendly customer service, and original patented design. Brook Branning of Bug Off Screen offers... 

Ohio Mulch Supply, Inc

June 20, 2017 by mbrophy  
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Summer flea markets also mean farmer’s markets, plant sales, and landscaping projects. Ohio Mulch Supply, Inc. (OMS) is one of the nation’s leading landscaping supply companies. The company is an integrated manufacturer, wholesale distributor, co-packer, transporter, and bulk materials supply yard to retailers and the professional trade.  OMS has been providing innovative products and services to satisfied customers for more than 30 years. The company produces and sells more mulch in Ohio than any other manufacturer, and it is one of America’s... 

R&M Wholesale

June 13, 2017 by mbrophy  
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R&M Wholesale is a one-stop shop for general merchandise. The Ohio-based wholesaler carries everything from apparel, accessories, jewelry, electronic accessories, home goods, kitchenware, seasonal items, pet supply, and outdoor goods. Their newest and current best-selling items are the fidget spinners. Shannon Miller of R&M says they are by far “the hottest item.” R&M offers all different kinds of fidget spinners including glow in the dark, printed, metal, and plastic models in various shapes and styles. Outside of the fidget spinner... 

The Magic Scarf: Always in Style

June 6, 2017 by mbrophy  
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Ralph Magwood started The Magic Scarf Co. in 1993, making everything by hand in Massachusetts. The product took off and “we couldn’t make the product as fast as we were selling it.” Magwood says today The Magic Scarf is known for finding products “that have some life in them and taking it to a new dimension.” Their flagship product, the original Magic Scarf was at first available in just nine colors. “We brought it to over 100 colors and color combinations,” says Magwood. “It turned into a huge phenomenon.” Now, almost 25 years... 

Lorrie Powell Studios: Hip Signs for Cool Folks

May 4, 2017 by mbrophy  
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Lorrie Powell Studios (LPS) is known for making “Hip Signs for Cool Folks.” Founded in 2000, LPS evolved from an art studio that produced fine art, glass, ceramics, and furniture. Now, the business produces unique signs targeting the baby boomer generation. Denise Powell tells Merchandiser Group, “all of our designs are original and each of our signs is handmade by our staff right here in the USA. Our quality puts us a notch above any competitor” Their best selling line is the grandparent line. “We have more than 150 grandparent nicknames... 

Morgan Imports: The One Stop Shop for Outdoor Comfort Items

April 25, 2017 by mbrophy  
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Morgan Imports was founded in 2007 with their original line of Pump Bottle Misters. Company co-founder and CFO Debby Morgan notes she and her husband have a long history of selling in flea markets and swap meets. After taking a break from the industry, they came back and created the Pump Bottle Mister with the simple idea of creating comfort at outdoor events. “It seems like such a simple idea, but knowing the industry and knowing how hot it can get, we knew these would be extremely popular,” says Morgan. “Especially if you prefill them with... 

Biker’s Best Friend: Ride Eazy

April 18, 2017 by LisaE  
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Harris Mohammed is no stranger to a flea market or swap meet booth — in fact, he still sells regularly at many motorcycle and motocross racing events. Why? Mohammed’s line of trendy and stylish motorcycle helmets, boots and gloves are a sure seller at motorsports events, and in addition to selling the products wholesale, he likes to keep his hand in the retail side, too. “The half helmets are a best seller for me,” Mohammed explains, “The boots and the gloves are primarily for racing, and the half helmets focus on the cruiser... 

AML: Truckloads of Merchandise Ready to Ship

April 13, 2017 by LisaE  
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Since 1992, American Merchandise Liquidators has been supplying flea marketers with off-price, overstock, returned, discontinued, and clearance merchandise. Originating as a live auction company, the company expanded into wholesale, and is now using their auction smarts to provide even better service to their flea market & swap meet customers. With the launch of the company’s new real-time listing of available truckloads of merchandise, called the AML HOTlist, vendors now have access to the most up to date information on their web site,... 

Bug Off Screen: The Smart Screen Door

April 11, 2017 by mbrophy  
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Everyone knows that the upcoming spring and summer months mean barbecues, sports, gardening, and all kinds of outdoor activities. For busy families, these activities also mean a lot of traffic going in and out of the house and traditional front or back doors being left open or substituted with screen doors. In the past, traditional screen doors were difficult to open and close, especially if you have your hands full, plus they may be expensive to install, and many apartment managers and condo associations do not allow their use. Worst of all, if... 

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