Although relatively less common in Europe, antique malls are rather widespread in the United States and Canada. These marketplaces, which are half flea market and half antique store, usually have dozens of vendors under one roof, sometimes more than a hundred for the largest antique malls, and often cover more than 100,000 square feet and several floors. Some antique malls, such as Hartville Marketplace, Cobb Antique Mall, Olde Good Things Scranton, or Ian Henderson’s Antique Mall, have earned their reputation. Most of these stores are staffed by dozens of employees who make sure everything runs smoothly. Some antique malls have been owned by the same family for several generations, while others are part of chains of stores found in many states. But in the end, what sets an antique mall apart from the rest is the expertise of its vendors, the variety and quality of their inventory, the accessibility of the locations, a price range to suit all budgets, and the friendliness of its staff.