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2014-06-26 12:26:14

SAN DIEGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- McCormack Auction Systems (www.mccormackauction.com) will host a Coronado Cay's Luxury Estate Auction in San Diego on Saturday, June 28, 2014. This auction will be conducted live only and feature Louis XV French furniture, bronze statues, French empire style credenzas, artwork, collectibles, lamps and much more. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140625/121808 Items of interest for this auction include: Louis XV style...

2014-06-25 08:21:49

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), is upping the ante when it comes to best in show competitions. Held in downtown Reno, the Barrett-Jackson Cup is back for the 2(nd) Annual Hot August Nights Auction, July 31-Aug. 2, with a prize purse north of $100,000 and growing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121385 With the help of generous sponsors like General Motors, Ford, Sherwin Williams,...

2014-06-23 12:31:25

SOUTH BEND, Ind., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 525 acres of agricultural land in the Lakeville area of St. Joseph County will be offered at auction Wednesday, July 23, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company managing the sale. The land, about seven miles south of South Bend, is part of the holdings that had been acquired by Robert Newton, co-founder of Hoosier Racing Tire, who died in 2012. "Mr. Newton was best known for Hoosier Racing Tire and his...

2014-06-20 16:22:31

PHOENIX, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Auction Systems Auctioneers & Appraisers, Inc. (www.auctionandappraise.com) will host an auto auction in Phoenix featuring rolling stock of autos on Saturday, June 21, 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140620/119629 Items of interest for this auction include a 1997 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500, 1996 Cadillac Seville, 2001 Nissan Altima, 2012 Ford Escape, 2007 Create a Custom Harley Chopper, and more. "Buying at vehicle...

2014-06-19 23:15:19

Reverse Auction Marketplaces that cater to specific products or services are becoming increasingly popular in bringing buyers and sellers together in a dynamic environment. The GreenPower e-marketplace software simplifies GoO trading for larger producers and utility companies complementing the existing trading platforms that are mostly tailored to small energy products. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 ProcurePort, a leading provider of On-Demand E-Sourcing software including...

2014-06-19 12:22:29

Public Preview Period Runs June 20-23 HARRISBURG, Pa., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 450 vehicles will be auctioned off in Dauphin County when the commonwealth holds its third state fleet auction of the year at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 24, at the Manheim Central Penn Auto Auction, 488 Firehouse Road, Grantville. Trucks, SUVs and sedans used by state agencies from various vehicle manufacturers will be available for bid. This auction also features three Harley...

2014-06-18 12:20:51

WESTCHESTER, Ill., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), and the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company, today announced the opening of a new branch, Denver East, in Commerce City, CO. The branch will greatly enhance IAA's presence in the Denver market and provide customers in the surrounding regions with more options and efficient service at auction. The opening further demonstrates...

2014-06-16 08:20:30

With three Edmonton auctions held so far this year, the site has already sold a combined CA$300+ million of equipment and trucks EDMONTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than CA$104 million (US$95+ million) of heavy equipment and trucks in Edmonton, AB on June 11 - 13, 2014. The auction set a new one-day sales record for the Company: more than CA$75 million (US$69+ million) of...

2014-06-13 08:20:29

More than 800 heavy construction and agricultural equipment items will be sold in the upcoming St. Louis unreserved public auction on June 27, 2014 ST. LOUIS, MO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will sell a large selection of late model industrial and agricultural equipment at its unreserved public auction in St. Louis, MO on June 27, 2014. Equipment highlights in the auction include a...

2014-06-11 16:25:25

LONDON and NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TBWA was today announced as Sotheby's (BID) global strategic and creative agency partner. The TBWA\London office, which has been working on a project basis with Sotheby's over the past two months will lead the account. Sotheby's, founded 1744, is a pioneering art business that operates 90 offices in 40 countries, with principal salesrooms located in New York, London, Paris, Geneva and Hong Kong. Sotheby's has broadened its focus from...


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