business strategy

Event Group to Promote new Madison Bouckville Show

The history-minded collector won't find many Thanksgiving cards of interest, but Thanksgiving postcards are easy to find, colorful, and reasonably priced, for the most part. Almost every publisher in the early 1900s issued greetings for the holiday, but do they tell anything about the Pilgrims they commemorate?

It’s time to Sell! Sell! Sell! that antiques inventory

Sell! Sell! Sell! Wayne Jordan finally says out loud what many dealers and collectors are thinking when they enter certain shops and malls all over the country. Antiques dealers, why not sell your languishing stock as fast as you can to buy up the fresh merchandise that you can sell at a profit. Admit...

Reinvention a key to antiques business survival

Leave it to Wayne Jordan to cover thousands of dealers and find the one who is reinventing her business with her customer in mind. Jordan’s coverage of the great Hillsville, Va., antique flea and gun show has a nice interview with K.C. and Cheryl Jones, owners of Cabin in the Woods Early Primitives. As...

Columnists report on keys to antiques business success

This week we offer you two sides of the same coin. Columnist Wayne Jordan and guest columnist Daryle Lambert write about the changing market place of antiques and how important it is for all of us to keep an eye towards the future while we enjoy the past. Jordan’s column (Elements shifting power from...

April Antique Trader sweepstakes winner announced

This week’s column by Wayne Jordan touches on an issue many dealers will be faced with in the near future. Jordan’s background as an auctioneer gives him a unique opportunity on the mindset of antiques dealers who have decided to ‘retire.’ His advice on how a dealer can best prepare his or her estate...