Friday, September 17, 2010

Top Ten Excuses Why Your Antique Mall Or Shop Business Is Slow

Diagnosing Your Antique Mall Doldrums

This post is for those of us who are IN THE ANTIQUE BIZ and who are accustomed to hearing excuses for why business is off in our Antique Malls or shops. No matter what the month or season is......I have friends who will tell me why business is slow. And as you have probably already guessed....there are plenty of possible explanations. Feel free to add you own ideas about Why business is slow!

Top Eleven Excuses:
Why Your Antique Business i
s Slow

1. "Everyone is on vacation"

2. " People are busy outdoors (raking leaves) (shoveling snow) (mulching property) .

3. "It's too hot to go out"

4. "It's too cold to go out"

5. "It's raining too hard"

6. "Gas prices are up"

7. "It's back to school and mom's are busy"

8. "It's tax time "

9. "The volcano erupted"

10. "It seems everyone is attending a Tea Party protest event this weekend .

11. Election Distractions

C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro cafĂ©.To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at dianne@cdiannezweig.comVisit my website, CDianneZweig.comDianne is a member of:The American Society of Journalists and AuthorsThe Authors Guild, Inc.

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