Have you ever wondered what goes through the mind of someone who picks items antiques and collectibles with the intention to flip for profit? Author Joe Willard shares some elements of picking philosophy, which can easily apply to other areas of life.
Islander Trading Post, located on Sanibel Island, is more than one of the businesses of this vacation destination, it's an eclectic haven for collectors. Learn more about this seaside shop in the latest Knowing Your Business column.
The same year Alex Cooper Auctioneers opened its doors the Ziegfeld Follies opened on Broadway, the first Little Orphan Annie-strip appears in NYC Daily News, and a then 2 1/2-year-old Judy Garland made her show business debut. A lot has changed in the 90 years since the Maryland auction house began serving the antiques...
The annual Antique Trader Favorite Finds issue is here, with the arrival of the Nov. 26, 2014 issue. The stories – submitted by readers from various regions of the U.S. — are captivating, inspiring, entertaining and informative. The Favorite Finds contest, sponsored by Heritage Auctions, results in an issue that also serves as a...
A panel of noted antiques experts will discuss the future of antiques, during a discussion slated for Nov. 20, ahead of the Pier Antique Show in New York.
Today, just as it did when it began in 1957, Antique Trader keeps you abreast of the happenings in the antiques and collectibles community with unparalleled attention to detail. From entertaining and informative cover stories and intriguing and insightful columns, to thorough previews and highlights of auctions and shows, the events of the antiques...
We've all heard people say they're a "student of life" or a life-long learner. How true is that for you? One of the things I've enjoyed most about getting older is rediscovering how much I yearn to learn new things.
Falling into the trap of believing you can double your money by doubling your stores is an easy one to fall into. Wayne Jordan explains why this is not the case, and suggests questions you should ask yourself before taking the plunge into expansion.
"Do your homework," is a good piece of advice for many things in life, including consigning antiques and collectibles, advises Wayne Jordan, in his column.
Antiques shops, consignment dealers, auctioneers and estate sale operators can all be successful. Wayne Jordan explains why one of the keys to that success is matching the business model to the economic climate in which it’s operating.