Tom Hanks Surprises Antique Shops With Typewriters: 'They're Showing Up On Doorsteps Unannounced'
Tom Hanks has been a typewriter enthusiast for decades. Now, he's sharing the wealth of his impressive collection with small businesses around the country.
Downsizing, Death, Divorce and Debt Are the 4 'D's' of This Estate-Sales Franchise
Two North Carolina sisters found Blue Moon the perfect solution to their twin passions: treasures and trinkets, and tots -- especially the five they're mothers to.
The American Pickers Guide to Negotiating
Hate to negotiate? Fans of the History Channel's hit reality show about a pair of likable antique dealers might learn to love it -- and get better at it.
Editor's Note: Opportunities in the Business of History
Entrepreneur Magazine editor Amy Cosper on Mike Wolfe and how his passion for old stuff is fueling excitement in antiques and collectibles
A New Breed of Antiques Dealers Specializes in Retro-Chic
Philadelphia's Three Potato Four keeps things personal while staying ahead of vintage industry trends.
An Eclectic Treasure Hunter Lends a Vintage Touch to Modern Homes
A California transplant helps the past come alive for patrons of her small-town Tennessee antiques store.
Mike Wolfe of 'American Pickers' Is the New Americana Idol
Mike Wolfe, creator and star of the TV show American Pickers, is leveraging a popular passion for the past to build the multimedia empire of the future.
Four Tips for Getting Started in a Collectibles Business
The ability to discern treasure from trash is only one aspect of succeeding in the antiques and nostalgia market.