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...
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...
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.
During a recent visit to a flea market, Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan found himself wondering where all the antiques dealers were, which led him to explore the changing landscape of the once antique laden flea market scene and how today's shoppers define "antiques."
More than 160 juried vendors showcase artful vignettes of repurposed treasures, alongside experts sharing antiquing advice and instruction at Junk Bonanza
For one week, every summer, for the past 40+ years the community of Bouckville, N.Y. transformers into a haven for antiques and collectibles aficionados. People come from far and wide to experience Antique Week, set for Aug. 11-17, and in a Q&A with John Mancino, president of Madison-Bouckville Promotions, we learn some secrets to...
Whether you're looking to find antiques and collectibles treasures at a show or during an auction (online or in person), the Antique Trader weekly auction and show ads are a helpful resource in planning your strategy.
In an exclusive excerpt from his book, the “Picker’s Bible,” Joe Willard shares his childhood picking experiences, which served as the impetus of becoming a full-time, professional picker.
Using Scott Antique Markets as a font for inspiration and research, new contributor Jessica Munday explores how culturally significant symbols gain immortality through their appearances on historic objects.
Heading into the eighth year of the June Festival of Antiques in Mullica Hill, New Jersey, set for June 14, organizers are anticipating a strong showing of a variety of antiques and collectibles.