Category Archives: Misc

Hearth to Hearth: The American Turkey and Thanksgiving

Hearth to Hearth: The American Turkey and Thanksgiving – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – November 2003 by Alice Ross If there is one food that sets Thanksgiving apart from all other holiday feasts, it must be the turkey. The bird closely tied to the New World and to many tiers of American history, and our culture […]

"At eBay Prices"

“At eBay Prices” – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – By Ed Welch The term “at eBay prices” has become synonymous with the term “discount retailing.” Discount retailing works well for large retail sellers, like Wal-Mart, because they can order a huge supply of popular items at a lower price […]

Are Search Engines too Expensive for Small Businesses?

Are Search Engines Too Expensive for Small Businesses? – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – By Ed Welch Five years ago, search engine services were free to businesses large and small. I, for one, could never figure out how a search engine company could stay in business while giving away […]

Guess What? October 2003

Guess What Article for October 2003 The Journal of Antiques & Collectibles By Bob Cahn, “The Primitive Man” When we talk about cutting edge design, we’re particularly referencing this month’s GUESS WHAT with its sleek lines and Slimfast diet profile. Mike Goodman, the “King of Stuff,” has done it again – coming up with this […]

Hearth to Hearth: Election Cake

Hearth to Hearth: Election Cake – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – October 2003 By Alice Ross The day we go to the polls is possibly the most definitive of America’s special days. From the very first Election Day, just after the War of Independence, we proclaimed our devotion to something that had not appeared in major […]

Hearth to Hearth: Food at the Tavern

Hearth to Hearth: Food at the Tavern – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2003 By Alice Ross Before the current age of entertainment, taverns in the 18th and early 19th centuries were the important social centers of most communities. They provided the men of most communities a place to gather for drinking, celebrations, catching up […]

Make Money Advertising Your Antiques Business

Make Money Advertising Your Antiques Business – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – By Ed Welch Antiques dealers need two types of advertising, “wanted to buy” and “wanted to sell.” “Wanted to buy” ads and “wanted to sell” ads are fundamentally different from one another: They are worded differently and […]