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Auctioneer Enjoy a Boom as Retailers Suffer a Downturn

Jim Riley

26th August 2018

Retailers might be struggling, but it's a boom time for auctioneers!

Buyer beware, of course. But, you can pick up many a bargain at an auction whether you attend in person or (as increasingly the case) online.

Great article here in The Guardian on a booming auction business that is benefitting from the problems of retailers on the high street.

It looks like the auction business is counter-cyclical. When increasing numbers of businesses are failing, or need to reduce inventories, then auction businesses like this enjoy a sharp upturn in demand.

Jim Riley

Jim co-founded tutor2u alongside his twin brother Geoff! Jim is a well-known Business writer and presenter as well as being one of the UK's leading educational technology entrepreneurs.

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