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.
Navigating the landscape of wages and labor when operating an antiques and collectibles business can be challenging, but sensibility prevails, states Wayne Jordan.
In one of his most recent Behind the Gavel columns, Wayne Jordan discusses the methods and mindset to use when dealing with affluent customers.
In this Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan examines the increase of 'added fees' becoming part of some business operations.
"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.
After more than 40 years of operating Griffins & Gargoyles in a iconic brick building on Lawrence Ave. in Chicago, the father-daughter duo of Roy and Kelly Donovan are moving their antiques business strictly online.
Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan examines the methods, elements, and growing interest in the online estate sales business.