Guest blogger and former antique shop sales associate, Kathryn Rickmeyer offers her take on the opportunities that exist for acquiring items via online auctions.
Are you planning an antiquing road trip for the near future or next year? You've probably considered and double checked the essentials, but have you put any thought into your road trip music playlist? May we offer a few suggestions...
Mike Ivakovich, long-time auctioneer, appraiser, and host of "What's It Worth? Ask Mike the Appraiser" radio program, shares a description of an antiques dealer in a recent Readers' Letter.
A business' brand is a big deal. With that, it carries a lot of responsibility and potential reward for a business, which is why it may not be the best idea to think re-branding when sales are down.
"Ours is a business built on browsers," states Wayne Jordan in his latest Behind the Gavel column, about the importance of looking at sales management in statistics.
The theme of Wayne Jordan's latest Behind the Gavel column is 'retail will prevail', and as always he shares supporting statistics and practical insight.
It’s been a few years, but the Antique Trader Business Directory is back. Anyone operating an art, collectibles, antiques or related business is encouraged to get listed for free.
In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan explains why, when the time comes for dealers to attach a monetary value to their “most valuable asset,” most sellers are shocked to learn their customer base has little to no monetary value.
Although it may be a secret to a large portion of the population, more and more communities and regions of the country are discovering what collectors and antiques dealers have known for years, antiques are worth traveling for. In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan, examines how the area...