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There is no place on earth one will find more fun, interesting and exciting than a Flea Market. That is why over 150 million Americans vist a Flea Market every year.

Where else can one enjoy good food, exciting entertainment, and wonderful friendly salespeople while shopping for valuable antiques and collectibles, unique and unusual new products, and just plain good buys of everyday products from family folk in such a safe and fun environment?

The Vendors themselves are unique and wonderful caring people that enjoy waiting on you. They are very friendly and they know and will talk with you about what they are selling. They are not like the average salesperson at regular retail outlets where they do not know what they are selling and don't seem to care if they serve you or not.

There are over 500,000 flea market vendors in the United States, serving over 150 million visitors in flea markets annually.

A Survey by APS showed 70% of customers visit a flea market more than 5 times each year. Fifty percent are male. Twenty-five percent are minorities. Fifty-five percent are married. Seventy-two percent are younger than 45. Sixty-two percent make over $25,000 while 25% have over $50,000 annual incomes.

Today, the Flea Market Industry in the United States has grown into a multi-billion-dollar business with annual sales of over five billion dollars, annual payroll of one and one half billion and pay over four hundred million in taxes. It is the birthplace of entrepreneurs and contributes to the local, state and national economy, and their National Flea Market Association is monitoring the Industry activities.

There is a National Flea Market Information Center of the Flea Market Industry on the Internet at http://www.fleamarkets.com for all elements of the Industry, including but not limited to Shoppers, Vendors, Owners, Managers, Suppliers, the Media and all that have a common interest in Flea Markets.

Among the many Interesting features of FleaMarkets.Com, are the listing of many flea markets websites by state, with their current information directly from the flea market.

There are Flea Market websites from around the world for travelers, and the opportunity for anyone to ask a question about Flea Markets and get an answer in less that 12 hours.

The lack of sources to learn anything about flea markets has made this website a very active and popular site.

Everyone interested in Flea Markets should visit http://www.fleamarkets.com

Jarrial A. Stokes, President

Small Business Association, Inc.

Charlotte, North Carolina USA



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