When terrified Chicken Little declared “the sky is falling,” was she referring to the Antiques & Collectibles business? One would think so, given recent headlines. Here are just a few: “Why your collectibles are actually worthless” [https://bit.ly/2OY6uNX] “People no longer go into antique shops” [https://bbc.in/2N6AIxH] “How low will market for antiques...
What special retail event comes between Black Friday and Cyber Monday? If you guessed “Small Business Saturday (SBS),” then go to the head of the class; bonus points if you already have an SBS plan in place. If you don’t know what I’m talking about (or don’t know where to begin)...
There's a lot to be aware of when operatig a business, but taxes and payroll very well may rank at the top of the list. In this Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan shares six tips for starting to resolve an issue of payments to employees.
The topic of collecting tax on ecommerce sales is back on the table, still, or again. As he did in 2013, Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan reviews the current state of onlinesales tax.
Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan takes a closer look at the potential impacts on small businesses stemming from Facebook's recent algorithm changes. This is the first in a series of columns on the topic.
What do you have when you combine a myriad of small businesses, an effort that consistently benefits charity, and events and opportunities to explore and enjoy the East Coast country side? Why, Best Kept Secrets, of course.
Macklowe Gallery is delving into a new chapter in its nearly five decades of serving the interests of the antiques and art community. Second-generation owner Benjamin Macklowe shares more about the company's vision.
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.
Learn how antique shop owners can engage customers and increase sales using the Small Business Saturday effort.
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.