Sylvania, Ga.'s own Jewelle M. Freeland, owner of Sylvania Antiques Books Collectibles was recently named VIP Woman of the Year, by the National Association of Professional Women.
Creative solutions and innovative actions are the name of the game when you're in business for yourself, and here Wayne Jordan introduces you to an innovative solution seeker making big strides in the antiques industry!
Despite what it may seem like, there are no tricks to sound business sense when it comes to operating an antiques shop. The good thing, according to noted antiques expert Wayne Jordan, is this: "What works today in the antiques business is what has always worked: Learn everything there is to know about your...
Pleasant, familiar smells are said to have a “halo effect” that puts shoppers in a good mood, and encourages them to spend.
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...
Wayne Jordan says to avoid overpaying or underpaying your taxes, you need to control and track your antiques shop inventory. Since the IRS doesn’t accept Victorian rockers or Depression glass as payment for tax bills, here’s a look at how inventory and taxes are related.
The second annual Wake Forest Woman’s Club Antiques Show kicked off March 30, 2012 at a new venue and twice as many dealers as last year's antiques show – from a half-dozen to more than 20 booth spaces.
Dealers in western Kansas have found a way to showcase antiques in their area by sponsoring the Western Kansas Antique Shop Hop April 27-29.
Longtime dealer Joyce Coffman is opening a fresh version of Coffman’s Antiques in a neighborhood well-known as home for other antiques, art and designer boutiques. Dealers will emphasize country settings and folk art as well as accessories complimenting any decor.
Keeping your antiques shop clean and inviting really will perk up sales I just received my Jan. 4, 2012, Antique Trader and loved the cover story by Zac Bissonnette: “What dealers can do to sell items faster for more money.” I agree 100 percent with him about the appearances of antique stores. We moved...