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Fourth Wave auction software

Fourth Wave, LLC, a vendor of auction clerking and cashiering software, has apparently closed its doors. On May 13, we received an email from an auctioneer claiming that he had purchased the software and needed to contact Fourth Wave but … Continue reading

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Traffas and Fine named national institute trustees

Here’s a recent press release from the Purple Wave blog. Though it doesn’t mention it in the article, the other new trustee with term expiring in 2013 is Michael Fine, CAI, AARE, executive vice president at Sheldon Good. MANHATTAN, Kan. … Continue reading

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US Senate designates April 18 National Auctioneers Day

Image via Wikipedia The National Auctioneers Association announced yesterday that Senate resolution 86 was passed on Tuesday. This resolution officially designates April 18, 2009, as National Auctioneers Day. Here’s the text of the bill from SRES 86 ATS 111th … Continue reading

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AuctioneerTech releases Internet clerking and bidding platform

Riding high on the recent success of its AuctioneerTweet sister-site, today AuctioneerTech released an open-source Internet-based clerking software and bidding system for auctioneers called AuctioneerTool. Based on common, open source web technologies PHP and MySQL, the client installs on any … Continue reading

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Auctioneers report zero growth in 2008

Image by ArtemFinland via Flickr This press release from late February isn’t exactly exciting, but it isn’t exactly unexpected. While the auction industry, on a whole, hasn’t been hurt nearly as badly as other sectors of the economy, the tune … Continue reading

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