Barry McCullough, owner of Pop’s Place Antique Mall, Auction House, Estate Auctions and Estate Sales, answers the questions for today’s Small Business Snapshot.
What is the primary purpose of your business?
To provide a place for people to shop and remember the past; we specialize in antique and vintage items.
What is the business background of the owners?
I have 33 years of retail management and customer service
Why did you start this particular business?
I have been in the antiquing business, buying and selling for several years. When I became a grandpa I became Pop Pop to the grandchildren and that is where the name came from.
What makes your business unique?
The building we are located in has a feel for the past; the old wooden floors are unique.
What do you enjoy most about your chosen profession?
Meeting people and seeing people purchase something they have been searching for.
What has been the most interesting challenge to overcome as a small business owner?
The challenge of finding things that people request at the store.
Is there anything else you’d like to share with our readers?
We specialize in many one of a kind items; old vintage and antique signs; all things from the years gone by. My favorite saying is “Where are you going to get another one?”
Business age: Three months
Owner: Barry McCullough
Location: 504 E. First Ave.
Hours: Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.,
Friday - Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., closed on Sunday