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A Little About Us...

In a renovated historic downtown building that was originally Pittsboro Hatchery back in 1953, we have made an Emporium! For all intents and purposes, an emporium is a bold variety store with a curious blend of goods. You never know what you're going to find! 

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Finders and Seekers Emporium is a unique store that has been set up and designed to create and curate a different look, feel, and shopping experience of the usual multi-vendor antique mall/ variety store. Using a set flow pattern and unconventional sized and shaped vendor sections, it breaks that “booth cube” template and creates a different shopping experience for customers. At the same time, it also creates better exposure and sales of vendor merchandise. Having an opportunity to have several small spaces around the store in smaller, more manageable sections, vendors can focus on quality and creativity and not necessarily quantity of inventory. The goal is to attract vendors who want to carry and sell high quality, well thought out, heirloom grade types of art, antiques, collectibles, and hand made goods and customers that want to buy them. By choosing the store template in this way, the Emporium strives to ensure a successful scenario for the customer, the vendor, and the Emporium itself. By curating vendors and merchandise, having both attractive rental and consignment programs that offer all-inclusive, simple charging for space at the Emporium, opportunities are created for just that scenario. 


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We seek out vendors such as:

Antique/Vintage/Unique Collectors

Glass Blowers


Jewelry Designers

Metal Smiths

Reclaimed/Repurpose Collectors


Gardeners/Seasonal Vendors

Collectible Vendors

Candy Makers

Gem/Crystal Collectors

Multimedia Sculptors


Vintage Clothes Collectors


The Lindsay family ran the Pittsboro Hatchery in 1953 and had a 528,000 chick capapcity, making them one of the largest in NC at that time. 

These are just SOME of the perks when becoming a vendor at the Emporium!

Unique, creative designed sales spaces

Fun, updated, renovated, historic and popular downtown Pittsboro location

Emporium curated vendors and merchandise throughout the store to assure top quality

Competitive 10% Commission on Rented space sales, 30% on Consignment

Monthly posted VENDOR ONLY hours- where you can come and work on your space outside of store hours

NO required shift work

Streamlined, automated vendor and store computer software program to track all inventory, sales, and eliminate human error. 

Professional, sales driven, friendly staff to keep a great store and sell your goods!

Midnight Madness nights each month

Business cards for you to professionally send someone to your space at the Emporium

Free Advertising on various social media outlets

Full surveillance camera system throughout the store

Free Advertising in local publications and Emporium website

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