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Making Plans for an Antique Business

Making Plans for an Antique Business – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2005 By Ed Welch Most new antique businesses fail in the first two years. In my opinion, the major reason for nearly all failures is the lack of a business plan. New dealers have the belief […]

The Importance of Professional Buying

The Importance of Professional Buying – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2004 By Ed Welch Contrary to what some may think, dealers make all their money buying. Selling costs additional money and reduces profits. Developing a buying strategy is imperative if the goal of your antique business is […]