How to Make and Save Money at a Flea Market

You’ve probably heard the term “Flea Market” before. You may have even visited a flea market. Read on to learn all about flea markets, including the origin, types of flea markets, how you can make and save money, and why the term “flea” market. 

What is a Flea Market?

A flea market is a type of street market in which vendors sell second-hand (or previously-used) merchandise. 

There are a few different theories, but the most popular is that flea market is a translation of the French term “marché aux puces,” meaning “market of the fleas.” The term was first used in stories about a market in Paris in the 1860s known as the marché aux puces. 

Why the Term “Flea Market?”

2. Location 

Two main ways to categorize flea markets:  1. Frequency 

Many people look to save or make money by buying and selling on Craigslist and Craigslist alternatives like Etsy, but flea markets can also be a great way to make or save some money. 

How to Make and Save Money at Flea Market

Depending on your location and the items you’re selling, flea market vendors can likely make all their expenses back in sales and potentially turn a nice profit. Many flea market vendors make between $200 and $500 a day. 

Making Money as a Vendor

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