Weekly Auction & Show Ads: Jan. 30 – Mar. 8

California Auctioneers

There’s nothing that compares to a good day at an auction or antiques show. Shows and auctions are some of the best places to expand one’s knowledge of antiques and collectibles, while enjoying the thrill of bidding and picking, and the selection of auction and show ads in the Jan. 21, 2015 issue of Antique Trader offers opportunities to plan for and experience upcoming auctions and shows. Read More +

Behind the Gavel: Engaging with customers early on sets the tone for future sales

Antiques Auctioneer Wayne Jordan

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 assist the clerk in earning a sale. Read More +