BOSTON – Invaluable, a leading online marketplace for fine art, antiques and collectibles, has announced the strongest performance in company history with a record-breaking year in 2015. The fourth quarter of 2015 marked 29 consecutive quarters of year-over-year record-breaking growth. Invaluable helped deliver more than $10 billion in total hammer in 2015, with a 60 percent increase in live auction revenue over the year prior.
The company continues to lead the industry with cutting edge technology and investment in mobile growth, with 15 percent of Invaluable’s gross merchandise sales now taking place through the company’s mobile app.
International growth was a key factor for Invaluable in 2015, as the company now partners with auction houses in 52 countries, and welcomes Internet bidders from 184 countries around the world. Invaluable introduced more than 575 new auction houses to the marketplace in 2015, and provided online bidding for 17,000 live auctions globally. Unique buyers using Invaluable grew 60 percent in 2015, with the number of new buyers to the marketplace growing by 67 percent. Invaluable’s international team grew by more than 90 percent in 2015, and the company now operates offices in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia and Belgium.
Asian Art & Antiques continued to be one of the most popular categories on Invaluable in 2015, with gross merchandise sales growing 74 percent over 2014. The Collectibles category saw 57 percent growth in gross merchandise sales year over year, with Fine & Decorative Art growing 30 percent in 2015 over 2014.
“It is a tremendous accomplishment to announce another record-breaking year in 2015 for Invaluable, and I couldn’t be prouder of our team,” said Rob Weisberg, Invaluable CEO.
For more information on Invaluable, to view upcoming auctions and to register to bid online, visit www.Invaluable.com.