101 Hints & Tips for Flea Market Success

Research and Preparation Find the market where you’d like to sell. Flea markets seeking out vendors usually advertise on Craigslist, local newspapers, and via online venues such as news station chat boards. Check these avenues out to find a market in your area, or ask friends about the markets they like to shop. Observe […]

2017 Economic Forecast…Looking Good :)

Happy New Year and welcome to 2017!!!

Some good news recently projected by Forbes shows a promising future year in sight (hopefully)

“Increasing employment, accelerating wage growth, and improving consumer sentiment, cumulatively result in the perfect formula for increased consumer spending/retail sales, which accounts for approximately 70% of U.S. economic output.  The Conference Board’s Consumer […]

Have you considered Stun Guns?

We get asked quite a bit about products that sell well, usually by a supplier who wants to diversify their current inventory.  If you haven’t considered Stun Guns you might be missing out on a great opportunity.

We live in a dangerous world, our loved ones cannot always be near us for protection.  There are […]

Maximize Your Trade Show Time

Reasons to Attend

No matter how small your retail business may be, the benefits of attending a trade show sponsored by vendors or industry associations far outweigh any reason not to attend. These conferences have been developed in order to give retail owners, buyers and managers the opportunity to meet existing suppliers, conduct business […]

Flip it…and Get Organized!

 

Live in Flip Flops Launches a New Flip it Calendar

Just in Time for Spring; Flip it…and Get Organized!

 

Northeast Florida business owner, Lou Ann Davis, has just launched a third calendar in the Flip it series;  Flip it…and Get Organized – Tips to Lighten Your Load and Flip […]

International Orders - Good or Bad?

 

Processing International Orders – Use Caution

International fraud is a growing global phenomenon. The threat of fraud can come from anywhere in the world, and the proceeds of fraudulent transactions can be spirited away across borders, requiring lengthy, costly and complex processes to repatriate stolen funds.

There will always be those who take advantage […]

What good is a deal if no one is taking advantage?

As business owners we do a lot to prepare for the Holiday Buying Season. Stocking up on the latest and hottest products, offering year end deals and specials…the list goes on and on. None of these things matter if you are not being found, without new buyers to purchase stock we are sunk. What good […]

Get up early and head over to the Flea Market.

Flea Markets! Flea Markets! And more Flea Markets!

Flea Markets and the wholesale industry go together like peanut butter and jelly.  There is an enormous vendor population that derives their goods directly from wholesale suppliers. This relationship has continued to grow more and more over the last decade.  Many consumers have taken to Flea […]

Being your best at the SHOW

Trade Shows can be fantastic with just a little pre-planning. Why Go?

No matter how small your retail business may be, the benefits of attending a trade show sponsored by vendors or industry associations far outweigh any reason not to attend. These conferences allow retail owners, buyers and managers the opportunity to meet existing suppliers, […]

But you said it was FREE ??

In today’s tough economy the term free has the ability to grab ones attention quite quickly.Wholesale buyers seem to be reaching their bottom lines sooner than expected these days. Any opportunity to extend that bottom line with free benefits is always well appreciated. Well it seems as though some are capitalizing on this attractive and […]

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