Category Archives: Vintage Goodies

Vacation Sales Spike :)

Here’s a weird trend I’ve noticed…when I go on vacation I always get more sales than normal in my store. There’s no logical reason for it. None. Whatsoever. I mean it’s true when I go on a mini-vacay it’s usually over a weekend and weekends in general tend to have more sales. (People are off work,…

This Business is Full of…Characters!

One of the benefits of this buying-and-selling biz is meeting interesting folks. Some of them are characters! Yesterday, I met up with one. I first met Grace* (pseudonym) two years ago through Craigslist. She had listed these two wonderful handmade ceramic flasks for $25. And I thought they were fantastic! She suggested we meet her…

Putting On My Big-Girl Pants

So far this year I haven’t purchased anything for my store! Not one thing. I’m only allowing myself a few sourcing trips this month and the two I’ve done so far were total busts. I considered going to a rather posh estate sale about 10 miles away but most of the items were large (furniture,…