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Balancing the safety of your Business and the Demand for Trendy Goods: Flea Market Zone

This article  by Meaghan Brophy was published  in Flea Market Zone on March 21, 2016.   Balancing the Safety of your Business and the Demand for Trendy Goods March 21, 2016  by  mbrophy        Filed under  Flea Market & Swap Meet News By Meaghan Brophy As a vendor, staying on top of the trends and providing in-demand products for your customers is the name of your game. However, it is becoming increasingly apparent that just because an item is popular, does not mean it is safe. There have been rising reports of hoverboards catching fire and exploding. There have also been recent reports of United States Customs and Border Protection seizing entire shipments and warehouses full of hoverboards because of their fake trademarks and unauthorized batteries. In addition to larger retailers such as Amazon and Target pulling hoverboards from their shelves and sites, markets such


Vinyl Spectacular 4   Sunday April 17, 2016 Wolff's Flea Market - Ripwax Records On Sunday, April 17, one day after 2016’s official Record Store Day , and Wolff’s Flea Market host its 4th Vinyl Spectacular . Twice a year, record collectors gather to hunt, dig, and spin their way through over 75 dealer tables full of vinyl records and other music and memorabilia. April 17 marks the first time that Vinyl Spectacular will showcase its Record Sideshow with live music, door prizes, giveaways, food and character costumes (dress up as your favorite star for free gate admission).  Additionally, an informational series on record collecting entitled Collectapædia will debut studies in record cleaning, grading, hardware setup and more. Hours for shoppers are from 8am to 4pm, but if you don’t mind bumping elbows, early-bird hours begin at 7am for a $5 entrance. Otherwise it’s a buck ($1) to have the experience you won’t forget. Our dealers will include Chicagol