A Message from the International Housewares Association Dear Home + Housewares Professional, By now, I am sure that you have heard that The Inspired Home Show 2020 has been cancelled due to the ongoing threat of Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Being a global event, the health risk of having our international community come together next week was […]
After almost 9 and a half years, the Wolff’s Flea Market in Palatine, IL, closed its doors for business on January 27th. Owned by the storied Wolff family of Wolff’s Flea Market, this market was very special to many people in the area. Vendors not only built their clientele, but it was also a weekend […]
Sept. 27 – After decades in operation, some vendors will be moving to two nearby swap meets. Read more.
Sept. 14. – A swap meet vendor rescues a market the Kingman City Council shot down. Read more.
Sept. 8 – Sally and Ray Cook, the owners of this Canadian flea market, are retiring after 24 years in business. Read more.
July 19 – The big indoor weekly market was sunk by rising rent, vendor nonpayment, theft, and poor planning. Read more.
June 7 – The NYC indoor market was shuttered due to the unrelated bankruptcy of its parent company. Read more.
April 18 – About 500 vendors will need a new home if the Escondido Swap Meet cannot be reopened. Read more.
Feb. 18 – But some displaced vendors are launching a new indoor market of their own. Read more.
Feb. 16 – The Rio Rancho Swap Meet shut its doors yesterday for the last time. Read more.