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 examines the topic of business plans, and if they are a must for small businesses or a myth.
Antiques stores are often “mom and pop” businesses by necessity. But during spring and summer, a very active season for antiquing, extra help is necessary too.
For Sale: “Great little antique shop … packed floor to rafters with inventory of all types … new owner won’t have to buy inventory for two years … make more money if new owner will keep longer hours and sell on the Internet. Priced at $349,000; Inventory value $299,000 (40% of retail).” What a...