Last Updated on 10/29/2005 by bidz
Catch-all places to buy, sell adjust to Internet competition
By Alexander Coolidge
Enquirer staff writer
“It has been said there’s a lot of junk on the Internet. In the world of antiques, knickknacks, bric-a-brac and colorful kitsch, that’s not always a bad thing.
But it does present challenges for flea markets, a grass-roots industry that exploded for three decades but faces increasing competition in cyberspace from auction houses such as eBay.”