2 Tips For Starting A Successful Antique Business (2024)

Updated: January 19th, 2023
Start An Antique Business

Want to start your own antique business? Here are some tips you should know:

Learn more about starting an antique business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start an antique business?
-> Pros and cons of an antique business

Need inspiration?

-> Other antique business success stories
-> Examples of established antique business
-> Marketing ideas for an antique business
-> Antique business slogans
-> Antique business names
-> Antique business Instagram bios

Other resources

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting an antique business:

#1: Robert Morris, founder of Antique Restoration and Sales:

We chatted with with Robert, founder of Antique Restoration and Sales ($/month). In our interview, Robert says:

If you're looking to start a business, my advice is to start it asap. And don't be afraid to fail. I have had a lot of business’ that didn't make it, but I learned something from everyone.


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#2: Tim Showalter, founder of Hoosierboy Restorations LLC:

We chatted with with Tim, founder of Hoosierboy Restorations LLC ($15K/month). In our interview, Tim says:

It is important that you do not over-promise something you are not sure you can deliver on. This can kill your reputation right out of the gate.


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