Tuesday, September 25, 2018

A Changing Economic Landscape: Asian Exports and the US

September 3, 2015 by publisher  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Many economists, wholesalers, and business owners are wondering if the recent financial instability in Asia has affected the import and export of goods in and out of the US.

U.S. Flea Market Business Booming, New Industry Research Reveals

Despite a challenging U.S. economy, the majority of flea market managers report strong traffic at their markets.

How to Become a Mobile Hotshot

July 9, 2012 by publisher  
Filed under How-To Zone

Consider these helpful tips as you make strides in mobilizing your business. Match the mobility of your customers and see sales rise.

Portland Flea-For-All Receives Entreverge Award

Event recognizes businesses and supports programs that leverage the leadership of greater Portland, Maine’s economic community.

2012 Looking Good for Flea Market Industry

May 1, 2012 by jimc  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Recent reports show the retail industry as a whole is beginning to rebound, and the flea market business appears ready to have a big year in 2012.

First Monday Trade Days packs in the crowds

Sept. 23 – The town of Canton, Texas, with 5,142 souls, grows to 500,000 for the monthly flea market, filling motels for 40 miles around. Read more.

Banker and garage sale fan starts flea market to boost local economy

Sept. 15 – Kent Wollenhaupt sees his Wapello Flea Market as a way to make a buck and help his Iowa community. Read more.

Former Aqueduct vendor launches Manhattan flea market

August 19, 2011 by Michael Alterio  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Aug. 19 – A longtime New York area seller says closure is tragic but may offer opportunities. Read more.

Calif. flea market approved for food stamps program

July 1 – CalFresh debit cards can now be used at Denio’s Farmers Market and Swap Meet in Sacramento. Read More.

New book investigates flea market culture, business, life

June 16 – Maureen Stanton pulls back the curtain on life as a flea market vendor. Read more.

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