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2014-03-12 12:32:35

CLINTON, Ill., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two farms in Dewitt County, Ill., sold for a total of $7,089,000 Tuesday in a Schrader auction that attracted more than 30 registered bidders and saw intense competition for the farmland. The 255.7-acre farm offered in three tracts sold for $3,672,000, or $14,359 per acre. The second farm, which consisted of 285.4 acres offered in four tracts, sold for $3,417,000, or $11,972 per acre. The farms were located between Decatur and Clinton....

2014-03-11 08:26:35

ATLANTA and PORTLAND, Ore., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greater Giving, a division of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) and a company that delivers powerful fundraising solutions and card payment technologies to the nonprofit market nationwide, announced today that it has signed an agreement with ClickBid, a leading provider of paperless auction software, to provide cloud-based mobile bidding technology to power Greater Giving Mobile Bidding....

2014-03-10 08:20:35

Company breaks multiple site records, including gross auction proceeds (US$60+ million) and total registered bidders (4,750+) at its permanent auction site in Nevada LAS VEGAS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE: RBA) (TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, conducted a record-breaking US$60+ million two-day auction in Las Vegas, NV last week (March 6 & 7, 2014). The unreserved public auction was the largest the site has ever...

2014-03-07 12:26:50

MUNCIE, Ind., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 833 acres of productive tillable farmland near Muncie will be offered in a major auction Tuesday, April 8, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company marketing the property and managing the auction. The land, 97 percent of which is tillable, will be offered in 15 tracts ranging from 3 acres to 114 acres. "Approximately 557 acres of this land is located just off Interstate 69 along W Division Road, in 10 contiguous...

2014-03-06 20:20:07

VANCOUVER, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, has published its February 2014 auction metrics on the company's website. This information can be accessed at the following link: http://www.rbauction.com/investors/historical-auction-metrics Monthly auction metrics should not be considered indicative of quarterly, annual or future performance. Auction metrics and corporate...

2014-03-06 16:21:30

SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- McCormack Auction Systems (http://www.mccormackauction.com/) will host an "American Life" auction in San Diego on Saturday, March 8, 2014. This is the company's first auction to be conducted live and simulcast online. Items of interest for this auction include: Ryobi and Rigid Tools, Apple iPhones, Jewelry, Prada Wallet, Gucci Watches, Furniture, Toys, 1947 Desoto With Suicide Doors, Sea Container, 2002 Hurricane Sun Deck 19' Boat,...

2014-03-04 12:23:23

PARIS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Artprice had sensed, and indeed written, during 2013, this was indeed the best year ever recorded in auction history (over $12 billion), and the best sale ever for Christie's in its 247 year-old history - achieved in addition for post-war and contemporary art, with an absolute record for a hammer price: $127 million. This went to a work by the British artist Francis Bacon. 2013 was marked by nearly 15,000 new records for artists, and...

2014-03-04 12:23:02

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ScreenUsed, co-owned by Desi DosSantos and Jeff Castillo, have announced today their company will hold it's sixth on-line auction through iCollector.com on March 15th, 2014 at 10am PDT. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140304/MN75700) As usual, we have quite a variety of productions for this auction, with over 325 items. Starting at the top, we have an impressive Captain James T. Kirk Starfleet Uniform worn by William Shatner...

2014-02-28 23:04:42

The process of finding that one contact center vendor who is the perfect fit for your needs usually begins with writing the RFP. Follow Blue Ocean Contact Center's 6 rules to writing the Contact Center RFP. Halifax, Canada (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 When it comes to interacting with your customers, no one knows them better than you do. And trusting an outsourced contact center to interact firsthand with your customers goes beyond the typical transactional nature of most client-vendor...

2014-02-28 12:22:54

MADISON, Ind., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Lift(®), North America's leading hobbyist lift brand, is going coast to coast with Goodguys and Barrett-Jackson this spring to help car enthusiasts find the right vehicle lifts for their garages. At each stop, Direct Lift representatives will educate visitors about the company's four-post, two-post, midrise, motorcycle and rotisserie lifts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140228/CL74396) Direct Lift's event schedule...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.