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I'm Toma Clark Haines, host of The Business of Antiques podcast. I'm on a mission to make antiques sexy, modern and fun... and PROFITABLE!

I'm Toma Clark Haines, host of The Business of Antiques podcast. I'm on a mission to make antiques sexy, modern and fun... and PROFITABLE!

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United States

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I'm Toma Clark Haines, host of The Business of Antiques podcast. I'm on a mission to make antiques sexy, modern and fun... and PROFITABLE!

Language:

English

Contact:

905-259-9273


Episodes

Making Antiques Modern With Steven Favreau | Season 2 Ep 13

3/8/2022
Five years ago, Toma Clark Haines – CEO of The Antiques Diva & Co – was asked in a surreal moment to speak at the House of Parliament at the LAPADA conference. The purpose of the talk was to discuss how to sell antiques to the American buyer. Toma started the talk by saying, “If you want to compete in today’s market – you have to be willing to change.” Today's guest on the podcast, http://www.favreauinteriordesign.com/ (Steven) http://www.favreauinteriordesign.com/ (Favreau), represents that...

Duration:00:53:52

Bie Baert - A Business Has to Evolve | Season 2 Ep 12

2/21/2022
Toma Clark Haines - CEO of https://antiquesdiva.com/ (The Antiques Diva & Co) has a tenant - “Follow Your Heart.” Her constant advice to antique dealers taking her international antique buying tours is “If you don't love what you’re selling - then dont sell it.” Belgian Antiques Dealer and 4 Rooms TV Star https://www.biebaert.be/ (Bie Baert) is a prime example of how selling what turns you on is the foundation for success. Bie Baert is one of Belgium's most famous antique dealers, and she...

Duration:00:56:24

Paul’s Antiques Buying an Established Brand Vs Starting Your Own | Season 2 Episode 11

2/15/2022
In this episode of The Business of Antiques Toma Clark Haines - CEO of The Antiques Diva & Co and Angela Somwaiya owner of https://paulsantiques.com/ (Paul's Antiques) in Bangkok discuss Angela's journey as an American expat running an antiques store in Thailand. Paul’s Antiques is Bangkok's best antique shop popular among diplomats, expats, tourists and collectors. It’s a veritable cornucopia of precious objects and furniture from South East Asia. Tucked in a quiet soi off bustling...

Duration:00:59:18

You and Me, Me and You - How The Antiques Diva Helps You | Season 2 Ep 10

1/31/2022
In this episode of the Business of Antiques, CEO Toma Clark Haines not only debuts her singing career (spoiler alert: she sings off key), but she also talks about how her business – https://antiquesdiva.com/ (The Antiques Diva & Co) – can help you. Toma explains why you should book a FREE 1 HOUR Business Consultation to discuss your antiques shop and explains in detail what happens in that free session. She also explains what she wants to get out of that phone call. She answers frequently...

Duration:00:50:50

Chelsea Antiques Fair & Fine Arts | Season 2 Ep 9

1/25/2022
Today we are talking to Sophie Wood – the fair director of the https://chelseaantiquesfair.co.uk/ (Chelsea Antiques Fair & Fine Arts) taking place March 23-27, 2022. And let’s talk location location location because Chelsea is held in the Old Town Hall in London on Kings Roach in an iconic building. When https://2covet.com/ (2 Covet) – an online aggregator site for fine art, jewelry, collectibles, and antiques – bought the Chelsea Fair, they married technology with experience giving their...

Duration:00:36:03

Beat Your Own Drum: Fullen-Hall | Season 2 Ep 8

1/17/2022
Visit our sponsor, The British Shop! The British Shop transports fine art, furniture and antiques by air, land and sea around the world. David Hockney once said “Art has to move you” and The British Shop offers a service which moves ART AND ANTIQUES with tentive personal care delivering delicate items around the world. Whether you’re shipping an entire container yourself or you need to ship a few items via consolidation – The British Shop is your solution for shipping antiques from Europe to...

Duration:00:56:58

A Chat With Carson Kressley | Season 2 Ep 7

1/8/2022
Visit our new sponsor, The British Shop! The British Shop transports fine art, furniture and antiques by air, land and sea around the world. David Hockney once said “Art has to move you” and The British Shop offers a service which moves ART AND ANTIQUES with attentive personal care delivering delicate items around the world. Whether you’re shipping an entire container yourself or you need to ship a few items via consolidation – The British Shop is your solution for shipping antiques from...

Duration:00:34:14

James Gooch: Cool Hunter | Season 2 Ep 6

12/22/2021
Visit our new sponsor, The British Shop! The British Shop transports fine art, furniture and antiques by air, land and sea around the world. David Hockney once said “Art has to move you” and The British Shop offers a service which moves ART AND ANTIQUES with attentive personal care delivering delicate items around the world. Whether you’re shipping an entire container yourself or you need to ship a few items via consolidation – The British Shop is your solution for shipping antiques from...

Duration:01:08:14

End of Year Review | Season 2 Ep 5

12/16/2021
VISIT OUR SPONSOR: The British Shop transports fine art, furniture and antiques by air, land and sea around the world. David Hockney once said “Art has to move you” and The British Shop offers a service which moves ART AND ANTIQUES with attentive care delivering delicate items around the world. Whether you’re shipping an entire container or you need to ship via consolidation – The British Shop is your solution for shipping antiques from Europe to the USA (or wherever else you happen to be...

Duration:01:06:31

How to Buy At Auction with KC Auction Company | Season 2 Ep 4

12/7/2021
VISIT OUR SPONSOR: The British Shop transports fine art, furniture and antiques by air, land and sea around the world. David Hockney once said “Art has to move you” and The British Shop offers a service which moves ART AND ANTIQUES with attentive care delivering delicate items around the world. Whether you’re shipping an entire container or you need to ship via consolidation – The British Shop is your solution for shipping antiques from Europe to the USA (or wherever else you happen to be...

Duration:01:14:12

The Advent of the Concept Store | Season 2 Episode 3

11/30/2021
VISIT OUR SPONSOR: The British Shop transports fine art, furniture and antiques by air, land and sea around the world. David Hockney once said “Art has to move you” and The British Shop offers a service which moves ART AND ANTIQUES with attentive care delivering delicate items around the world. Whether you’re shipping an entire container or you need to ship via consolidation – The British Shop is your solution for shipping antiques from Europe to the USA (or wherever else you happen to be...

Duration:00:51:45

When Freya Simma Talks, People Listen | Season 2 Ep. 2

11/22/2021
VISIT OUR SPONSOR: The British Shop transports fine art, furniture and antiques by air, land and sea around the world. David Hockney once said “Art has to move you” and The British Shop offers a service which moves ART AND ANTIQUES with attentive care delivering delicate items around the world. Whether you’re shipping an entire container or you need to ship via consolidation – The British Shop is your solution for shipping antiques from Europe to the USA (or wherever else you happen to be...

Duration:00:56:15

Why You Should Be Selling on Chairish | Season 2 Ep 1

11/16/2021
The British Shop transports fine art, furniture and antiques by air, land and sea around the world. David Hockney once said “Art has to move you” and The British Shop offers a service which moves ART AND ANTIQUES with attentive personal care delivering delicate items around the world. Whether you’re shipping an entire container yourself or you need to ship a few items via consolidation – The British Shop is your solution for shipping antiques from Europe to the USA (or wherever else you...

Duration:00:56:29

High Point Antique Design Center | Season 1 Ep 13

5/18/2020
Today on The Business of Antiques I'm back after a break during Quarantine here in Venice. I've spent the last month deep in thought about how we should respond as the antiques industry to this Coronavirus. I've spoken to some of the top names in the industry and in the next few episodes we will be discussing Selling Antiques in the Life and Times of the Coronavirus with some of the people who I think have got it figured out. Today I sat down with Margaret Schwartz of Modern Antiquarian -...

Duration:00:57:46

Behind The Scenes in Quarantine with Toma Clark Haines | Season 1 Ep 12

5/11/2020
In this episode of The Business of Antiques we share the Behind the Scenes Podcast with Host Cindy Hodnett - the director of public relations and communications for the IMC, owner of High Point, Las Vegas and Atlanta Markets. Today on our podcast the tables are turned. Instead of me interviewing Cindy - Cindy interviewed me - Toma Clark Haines - on what it’s really like to live life in Quarantine in Italy. We discuss quarantine, running a business, the changing tides of design, and what...

Duration:00:38:22

Selling Antiques in the Life and Times of the Coronavirus: The Modern Antiquarian | Season 1 Ep 11

4/20/2020
Today, on The Business of Antiques, I'm back after a little break in the midst of Quarantine here in Venice. I've spent the last month deep in thought about how we, the antiques industry, should respond to this Coronavirus. I've spoken to some of the top names in the industry, and in the next few episodes, we will be discussing 'Selling Antiques in the Life and Times of the Coronavirus' with certain people who I think have got it figured out. I sat down today with Margaret Schwartz of Modern...

Duration:01:08:22

2nd Generation Antique Dealer Mik Hollis | Season 1 Ep 10

2/27/2020
Today on The Business of Antiques I'm LIVE at Las Vegas Market, interviewing 2nd generation antique dealer Mik Hollis, president of Susanne Hollis, Inc. - one of the premier antique shops in America. It's been a design destination for interior designers and the design-minded for over 30 years in Pasadena, California, with over 19,000 square feet of showroom and warehouse space, specializing in pieces from Asia, Europe and South America. Mik grew up traveling the world buying antiques with...

Duration:00:45:12

Manifesting Your Dreams | Season 1 Ep 9

2/6/2020
I'm LIVE at the Dallas Market Center, sharing my keynote presentation on Manifesting Your Dreams, and making your dreams a reality. I get personal, and talk about things I've never discussed publicly, and how they changed me. I reveal my superpower, and how I developed it and I answer questions from the audience. In today's podcast I'll be discussing vision planning, and the importance of focusing on your goals as I break dream making into actionable steps. What does vision planning have to...

Duration:00:57:29

LIVE from The Original Miami Beach Antique Show with Katrina Canady | Season 1 Ep 8

1/21/2020
Toma Clark Haines is at The Original Miami Beach Antique Show, where she's leading her famous #NoPassportRequired antique tours at the annual January antique fair, offering a vast selection of antiques, vintage pieces, and jewelry from over 700 US and international dealers. Mark your calendars for January 2021 and join Toma in Miami: https://antiquesdiva.us9.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=a7b336aee8f134686506f7ba4&id=cb1830ea1a (sign up for the Antiques Diva newsletter) to get all the dates and...

Duration:00:36:27

Marketing for Antique Dealers | Season 1 Ep 7

1/10/2020
Welcome to our new sponsor, Ronati We are kicking off the New Year by tackling that topic of INCREASING YOUR SALES! And to do that we need to start with Marketing for Antique Dealers. Marketing is the #1 way you can increase your sales. I want to debunk myths about websites that I hear Antique Dealers say: Antique Dealers will often tell me they don't need a website because they sell on Instagram or at an antiques mall, antique fairs etc. Let me tell you something… People are more likely to...

Duration:00:53:30