Vendor Spotlight: Tracy's Designs 1

May 17, 2018

 When Tracy Buckbee, owner of Tracy's Designs 1, was a little girl, her mother used to bring her to the Shipshewana Flea Market on shopping trips. It was then that she decided that someday, she...

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4 Strategic Ways to Encourage Impulse Buys at your Booth

May 07, 2018

When did you last purchase something purely on impulse? My guess is not that long ago. Have you ever noticed how packed full of merchandise the check out aisle is at grocery store? All of that...

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Refresh: 4 Ways to Love Your Flea Market Business Again

Apr 23, 2018



Are you a business owner feeling like you’re stuck in the mud? Spinning your tires, but inevitably going nowhere. Do you have a “7 year itch” with your business where the spark just isn’t...

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How to Get Repeat Customers to Your Booth (5 Tips)

Apr 09, 2018

Getting repeat customers to your market or craft show booth is essential to help your business grow. Of course, you want to consistently reach out to new shoppers, but don't forget to reach out to...

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Flea Market Vendor Spotlight: Bloom'n Things

Mar 26, 2018

As Shipshewana Flea Market season approaches, it's time to once again start featuring our current vendors! Each vendor has an amazing story to tell, but I really think you'll love today's...

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5 Reasons Why Flea Market Vendors Fail

Mar 12, 2018

It happens every summer.


New vendors come out each season to try selling at the Shipshewana outdoor flea market. They have high hopes at the season's start about making a ton of money and...

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6 Ways to Promote Your Next Vendor Event

Feb 27, 2018

As a market vendor, you might be thinking, “Isn’t it up to the show coordinator to do all of the marketing for myevent?”


Well, technically...yes...but as a vendor, you can do a lot yourself to...

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Where to Sleep when Selling at the Shipshewana Flea Market

Feb 12, 2018

Often times as a vendor, the runaround of getting everything ready for a market, festival or show takes precedence over some of the smaller details, but don't let your sleeping arrangements go...

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8 Booth Display Tips for Flea Market Vendors

Jan 31, 2018

The way you set up your flea market booth can make or break your flea market business. After all, if your booth has no eye appeal, how are you going to get people to stop in, let alone make a...

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5 Things You Should Know About the Shipshewana Flea Market Before Becoming a Vendor

Jan 03, 2018

Before selling at any flea market, it's important to prep yourself with some must-know information.


Do some research ahead of time. Find out about the town, what the market grounds are like,...

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