Top antiques apps for your iPad or Android tablet

There are many mobile applications available for antique dealers and collectors. Before you search for apps that will serve you well in your hobby or business, Wayne Jordan says there are a few things you need to know. Although many exist, he lists two apps that have proven themselves useful in the antiques marketplace...

Why the time is right to open an antiques shop

Despite all the gloomy predictions for the antiques trade, this is the place to be says columnist Wayne Jordan. He explains why now is the time to open a brick and mortar antiques shop: Shop owners benefit from low rents, high gas prices and more flexibility than “big box” retailers.