Knowing Your Business: New service safeguards heirlooms’ lore

Heirloom Registry Aluminum Plate
with Brass Finish

We keep baby books to record the highlights and special moments of children, we keep photo albums to preserve those events/people and times we don’t want to forget, and some keep journals to preserve the thoughts and memories we experience in our lives. Up and until now there hasn’t been anything like The Heirloom Registry to provide the same record-keeping for heirlooms; but brothers Mike and Dan Hiestand have changed all that. Read More +

Behind the Gavel: Business Do’s and Don’ts for 2013

Despite what it may seem like, there are no tricks to sound business sense when it comes to operating an antiques shop. The good thing, according to noted antiques expert Wayne Jordan, is this: “What works today in the antiques business is what has always worked: Learn everything there is to know about your business, develop a plan, work the plan diligently and adapt as you go along.” Read More +