The vintage business* is fun, diverse, and exciting. It’s easy to start, perfect to run from home, and it offers quick financial rewards. On the flip side, it can be highly competitive, inherently inefficient, and deceptive about its true costs. Which side prevails? You’re the one to judge!
I used to think that selling required a certain character: a pushy, brash haggler. That couldn’t be farther from my personality! So I thought I’d never ever sell professionally.
Yet, here I am, a vintage seller in America – the epicenter of capitalism – soon for four years. My character hasn’t changed but the ways I view selling, have. Turns out, selling vintage can be about analytics, research and meeting people – all the things I love.
Here’re are four things I wish I knew years ago: