Tag Archives: group shops

Destination or Pass-by Business

Destination or Pass-by Business – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2005 By Ed Welch All selling locations such as shows, group shops, auctions, flea markets, and individually owned shops fall into one of just two categories. A selling location can be either a destination site or a pass-by […]

Group Shop History, Part One

GROUP SHOP HISTORY (1972-1992) Part One – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2005 By Ed Welch * See February 2005 “Journal” Issue for Part 2 of this series In the 70s and 80s, I taught a course, The Business of Doing Business in Antiques. I wrote a book […]

Group Shop History, Part Two

GROUP SHOP HISTORY (1972-1992) Part Two – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2005 By Ed Welch * See March 2005 “Journal” Issue for Part 1 of this series In the 70s and 80s, I taught a course, The Business of Doing Business in Antiques. I wrote a book […]

The Business of Selling in Group Shops

The Business of Selling in Group Shops – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – By Ed Welch The group shop is a popular method of selling antiques. As with all other methods of selling antiques, the group shop has its advantages and its disadvantages. By understanding the strong and weak […]

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 […]

Are All Your Eggs in the eBay Basket?

Are all your Eggs in the eBay Basket? – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2003 by Ed Welch Two years ago prices at Internet auction exceeded prices obtainable at shows and in the local marketplace. This is not as true today. Prices realized at Internet auctions are in […]