Islander Trading Post, located on Sanibel Island, is more than one of the businesses of this vacation destination, it's an eclectic haven for collectors. Learn more about this seaside shop in the latest Knowing Your Business column.
iGavel recently announced plans to expand its business, by adding an office in New Braunfels, located between San Antonio and Austin, Texas. The new office will compliment the current office and exhibition space in New York, as well as the company's extensive online presence, explained Lark Mason, founder of iGavel.
Knowing where to find it, and how to use it, data that online tools provide can tell you whether interest in antiques inventory is waxing or waning — a necessity for sales success, reports Wayne Jordan in his latest Behind the Gavel column.
Why not get 2015 off to a good start, and commit to making it to an antiques show, shop, auction or market the first couple months of the year, and then turn to Antique Trader to find out what's happening and where.
In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan offers a primer on using online resource IFTTT (If that, then this) to make efficient use of marketing and obtaining fresh inventory for an antiques business.
The final month of 2014 is upon us, and with it a variety of shows and auctions to satisfy your appetite for adding more antiques to your collection. Check out Antique Trader Weekly Antiques Auction & Show ads and Calendar Events for opportunities to expand your collections.
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.