Whether clerk or customer we're all familiar with the phrase "thanks - just looking" when it comes to visiting retail shops without a primary focus for the visit. However, as Wayne Jordan points out in his latest Behind the Gavel column, but engaging early on can help customers find something they're interested in and...
With the holidays rapidly approaching there's no better time to add antiques auctions and shows to your list of must-do shopping excursions, as you're sure to find some special and spectacular pieces that would make great gifts. Check out our hand-selected auction and show advertisements for more information.
The idea that one day people would pay for purchases with a swipe of a finger on a hand-held device may have seemed “other worldly” at one time, but it’s a present-day reality, and choosing to ignore diverse payment options is a restrictive approach to business, warns columnist Wayne Jordan in his latest Behind...
Being involved in the antiques and collectibles community we are privy to some amazing and inspiring things, and in her latest The Buck Stops Here column, Melanie C. Thomas shares a few of the things that inspire her most, the customers she's met at her Gettysburg shop.
Some of the best places to find the antique or collectible you're looking for, or something you didn't even know you were after, are auctions and shows. Check out some select advertisements from the Sept. 17, 2014 issue of Antique Trader to find an event you fancy.
Summer may be drawing to a close, but there is no shortage of events to satisfy your passion for antiques. Check out the latest selection of antiques auctions & shows ad from Antique Trader.
From coin shows and antique firearms auctions to vintage advertising shows and an annual auction featuring Shaker wood crafts, the latest installment of the Antique Trader Weekly Antiques Auction & Show calendar is rich with variety.
In the latest installment of Knowing Your Business, catch up with Doug and Della Burruss of California are preserving and promoting the past through traditional practices and modern technology at their shop Nostalgia Palace.
Even though the king of big box stores often finds itself on “most-hated” lists, Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan explains why having the low-cost-goods retailer in the neighborhood is a good thing for antiques sellers.
Time certainly flies - especially during summer. As you're adding graduation parties, family vacations, road trips to visit with friends, music or sporting events to your calendar, be sure to check Antique Trader for upcoming auctions and antiques shows.