Standing out on X Street in Sacramento, California, with its eye-catching bright blue exterior is The Antique Company Inc. Helping passers-by stop and stare is the neighboring store too, a bee-keeping and honey store decorated with yellow honeycomb and bees! All in all, there is no way to walk by The Antique Company Inc without stopping, peering at the enticing window displays, and inevitably popping in for a proper look at all the wonderful merchandise.
Established in the early 2000s, The Antique Company Inc occupies a massive 7000 square feet of space, which includes a small garden area at the back. It is located across the famous Sacramento Antique Faire, a monthly gathering of more than 300 vendors from all over California and beyond. The staff here are all clearly passionate about antiques and take obvious pleasure in helping shoppers find the perfect item for their home. It is an easy store to navigate and care has been taken to display items in such a way that all the stock is easy to see. This is just as well, as there are thousands of fantastic antiques and vintage goods to admire here, and add to one’s wish list!
Every second day, staff of The Antique Company Inc brings in fresh trucks full of new merchandise for the store from their vast warehouse. With such a regular and thorough re-stocking of the shelves, it means that there is always something new and exciting to see. The majority of the goods for the store is brought in from Europe in vast, 20-foot containers every few months to top up the warehouse. Sometimes, these containers come from different countries around the world, ensuring that the store always has a wide variety of high-quality goods.
With such a global supply chain, visitors to The Antique Company Inc never know what they might find. Stunning items of furniture are a staple, alongside ornamental pieces, artwork, kitchenware, lighting fixtures, stained glass, chinaware, vintage jewelry, items for the garden, and a wide range of unique curios, perfect conversation-starters for the home.