Latest News Articles by Matt Ball

Introduction: Getting a new generation of buyers away from the screen

21 May 2019

As Pom Harrington, chairman of 'Firsts: London’s Rare Book Fair', puts it, “the key challenge today is how do we get the new generation of buyers who have bought from the internet to come away from the screen and see the book first hand in the marketplace”.

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Tricks of the trade on social media

18 December 2017

In the past year dealers and auctioneers have used a variety of ways to raise their profile on social media, from puppy posts to videos of restoration in action...

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Auction Technology Group issues guidance to auctioneers on advertising standards for print publications

27 February 2017

Auction Technology Group, parent company of Antiques Trade Gazette, has issued guidance to auctioneers on how to display fees and charges alongside estimates.

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H&H Classics appoint Dominic Lyncker as new managing director

25 May 2016

Classic car and motorcycle specialist H&H Classics is bringing in talent from outside the auction world to lead its next phase of development.

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Dealers told ‘modernise and keep it simple’

03 March 2016

How can you bring your business in line with the latest best practices and generate more sales without investing a fortune?

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Borwick: I am your champion in Westminster

08 September 2015

Victoria Borwick MP has pledged to lobby against possible changes in legislation that could adversely affect the art and antiques trade, telling the industry to “see me as your champion in parliament”.