During ski season business is brisk. Off-season? It can be a little slow, but for one Colorado autograph dealer, the internet has leveled the playing field.
Aspen, Colorado is a little off the beaten path but it’s also a hot spot for vacationers–especially those with disposable income.
Rick Shultz opened a memorabilia business there more than ten years ago. He sells through his brick-and-mortar store, but also online. The Autograph Source deals in signed pieces and other high-end sports memorabilia but selling in a smaller town–even one with some very good clients, is a challenge.
He visited with the Aspen Times about the good, bad and ugly elements of the business.