Antiques & Americana

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Estate sales leaders launch national association

With thousands of families each day needing to sell personal property, and with states not regulating estate sales as an industry, a group of estate sales professionals have taken the initiative to found and launch the National Estate Sales Association (NESA) to serve its members and educate consumers.

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Hake receives lifetime achievement award

Renown political memorabilia authority and pioneer of the collectibles auction industry, Ted Hake, was presented with a lifetime achievement award by the American Political Items Collectors’ (APIC) group July 9, during the the organization's national convention.

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Tracking inventory with a SKU system

As antiques businesses grow, they may move from selling at an antique mall or show to a free-standing retail location or sell online. As inventory and transactions increase, it becomes harder to keep track of inventory. Starting your business with an inventory plan, such as a SKU system, reduces problems and makes growth easier.