Flea Markets in a holding pattern

Is there any industry still untouched by COVID? Maybe, but unfortunately, the Flea Market industry isn’t one of them, just like most businesses, markets have been hit hard by this epidemic. Even those markets sprawled out in fields, you know, those hidden gems that locals love to populate on lazy Sunday afternoons – yup those […]

Play NICE with your competition 😊

The proverb you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar means it’s much easier to get what you want by being polite rather than by being rude. Quite a simple concept but one sometimes lost between businesses competing for the same market. We’ve all been there, that moment when a salesperson starts slinging […]

Working with NEW Sources – Tips!

Look for a GREAT first impression

You’re probably going to be cold calling a wide variety of potential suppliers. Those first impressions provide a basic sense of what they might be like to work with. Watch out, for those that are slow to provide responses, images, product details, or shipping rates. It may mean […]

Not too HOT or COLD but JUST RIGHT!! 2019

According to Wikipedia, “A Goldilocks economy is an economy that is not too hot or cold, in other words, sustains moderate economic growth, and that has low inflation, which allows a market-friendly monetary policy. The name comes from the children’s story The Three Bears.”

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Shopping up 40% over last year !!

This year’s Thanksgiving weekend shopping showed a 40% increase over 2017. Between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday over 165 Million Americans shopped in stores or online. Low unemployment and rising wages most certainly contributed to the weekends success but so did strategic investments by many savvy retailers. Investments in Technology paid off big time across all […]

ASD Market Week announces continuation of their successful TWO FOR TUESDAY collaboration

LAS VEGAS MARKET & ASD MARKET WEEK CONTINUE COOPERATION WITH SUMMER 2018 “TWO FOR TUESDAY” PROGRAM

Easy Transportation & Access to Both Shows on Tuesday, July 31 LAS VEGAS, July 26, 2018… Las Vegas Market and – on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Las Vegas – bringing together the collective resources […]

5 Tips for working with a NEW Supplier.

So you found a new supplier, that’s great! Here are some helpful tips towards long term success.

 

First Impressions count!

When starting out or even after your business is established you’re probably going to be cold calling a wide variety of potential suppliers. Those first impressions will give you a basic sense […]

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 […]

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