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Database Wars: Sales results are valuable assets

Organized and accessible data is at the core of many antiques and collectibles operations today, specifically auction houses. With that, selecting the right type of database for a businesses' needs requires examination and consideration, and Wayne Jordan has a few bits of advice.

Ted Hake

Hake receives lifetime achievement award

Renown political memorabilia authority and pioneer of the collectibles auction industry, Ted Hake, was presented with a lifetime achievement award by the American Political Items Collectors’ (APIC) group July 9, during the the organization's national convention.

Skinner expands to New York City

Skinner, Inc. is expanding its auction services by establishing a regional office in New York City. "Given our proximity to the city and the number of clients we serve there, our specialists are already highly familiar with the market," said Karen Keene, CEO of Skinner.

iGavel expanding, opening Texas branch

iGavel recently announced plans to expand its business, by adding an office in New Braunfels, located between San Antonio and Austin, Texas. The new office will compliment the current office and exhibition space in New York, as well as the company's extensive online presence, explained Lark Mason, founder of iGavel.