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Monday, September 13, 2010
Cheap vs. Value
John Fisk recently wrote a column in New England Antiques Journal tackling the current fascination of "cheap". One of the challenges we face in the antiques business is a price competition with new. While cheap may be in vogue, value usually costs less in the long run. Buying five cheap disposable consumer products when one slightly more expensive model might outlast the 5 disposable ones. In many cases, buying value=cheaper in the long run.