The 50th anniversary of the moon landing, mid-century modern and vintage clothing are among the most popular areas for young and old buyers alike according to the Antique & Decorative Arts annual survey from the Asheford Institute of Antiques.
Retail customers are delighted by an abundance of choice. They ramble through antique shops “oohing” and “ahhing.” One well-researched theory of why retail customers walk out without buying anything proposes that large, diverse inventories can inhibit buying.
On May 8, eBay and LiveAuctioneers.com announced an online auction partnership to “bring unique fine art, antiques and collectibles inventory to millions of buyers.”
A cash-strapped antique dealer may be tempted to spend an hour building a business website or a Facebook page. But the platform will own everything: It’s theirs and can do what they want with it.
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