The Business of Vintage is Personal

BOV Business of Vintage 1920 beaded flapper dress worn as a vintage wedding dress at the time.

I was startled when she told me she was 91. She didn’t look a day over 75. Sharp as a tack with brilliant taste. I try to buy privately as much as I can, usually by referral. It’s the easiest way to acquire new merchandise for me.  Emotionally, it’s not always easy. Today I met Doris.  I learned about her life. It was the story of a solid happy life.   I bought some vintage clothing and handbags.  The furniture and

Competition in the Business of Vintage

business of vintage, shopping for vintage!

 There is competition in business. No doubt.  The vintage industry is no exception. Any niche market you decide to get involved with, will be filled with people who are interested in what you do. If there is demand, there will be competition. If you are in a niche with NO competition and you are killing it, it won’t be long before it shows up. What does that mean in the Vintage world?  This is really simple and important and if