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.
Come July, there will be another auction house in the St. Louis region with Leslie Hindman Auctioneers opening a new facility in Clayton, Mo.
Remember going into stores as a kid and seeing copies of bounced checks pinned to the wall behind the cash register? They were fairly common because they were effective at discouraging bad checks and getting customers to make good on their debts. In the latest installment of her Buck Stops Here column, Melanie Thomas...
As anyone who's been involved in business can tell you, at any given time, there are a lot of moving parts required to make a business not only survive, but thrive. In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan talks about leveraging marketing efforts and operating policies to produce outstanding results.
From fledgeling antiques shop start-up to a mecca of antiques and collectibles merchandise, Oakton Street Antique Centre has made the most of the past 20 years, and they're sharing the wealth with a 20-20-20 sale.
Stuart Grannen’s love affair with antiques and artifacts began at the age of seven and has evolved into his life’s passion, prompting him to pioneer the “urban archaeology” movement — which is celebrated and displayed daily at Grannen’s business Architectural Artifacts, and will take center stage May 2-4 during the company’s 2nd Annual Auction...
It's a great big world and when you venture out in it you're bound to come across tremendous finds, and we're here to help you discover some great antiques shows, auctions and events near you, or worthy of a planned treasure hunt.
A group of antiques dealers in San Carlos, Calif. can attest to the truth of the old adage, when one door closes, another one opens. Or in this case, another shop opens, with a bit of work, patience and dedication.
Falling into the trap of believing you can double your money by doubling your stores is an easy one to fall into. Wayne Jordan explains why this is not the case, and suggests questions you should ask yourself before taking the plunge into expansion.