Sunday, October 21, 2018

Canton Flea Market Has Second Growth Spurt

The Canton Flea Market in upstate New York has grown twice in just a few months.

Two-location flea market opens third site in Louisville, Ky.

Aug. 24 – Entrepreneur brothers are starring in a quirky ad campaign with Sammy “It’s Just Like A Mini-Mall” Stephens. Read more.

Tennessee Flea Market shuts its doors

July 19 – The big indoor weekly market was sunk by rising rent, vendor nonpayment, theft, and poor planning. Read more.

Science fiction author sets future story in a flea market mall

May 23 – In the tale, a venture capitalist cannot tempt a vendor away from her flea market business. Read more.

N.J. flea market operator buys big flea market in Florida

April 15 – Value Fair reinvigorates St. Pete market with advertising, events, and community fundraising. Read more.

Veteran developer starts business to open flea market malls

Feb. 22 – Arturo Adonay’s Olé Realty seeks out commercial real estate that can find new life as mixed marketplace-retail venues. Read more.

Tennessee theme drives new market in a former Kmart

Jan. 24 – The Tennessee Flea Market hosts the largest mural in America and 850 vendors. Read more.

New trend puts busy markets in unused commercial space

Jan. 5 – Vendors flock to venues like Value Fair Market, a former department store. Read more.

Big indoor market hits a grand slam as it opens in St. Louis

Dec. 3 – Old Kmart store becomes combo self-store facility and thriving flea market. Read more.

Ohio flea market mall to open in two weeks

Sept. 23 – Marketplace of the Americas features innovative booths, electrical and plumbing upgrades, rides, huge rest rooms, a food court, and a radio DJ. Read more.