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15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Piano from the Oscar winning film Casablanca is expected to sell...

Piano from the Oscar winning film Casablanca is expected to sell for at least $1 MILLION at a November auction in New York Iconic piano is featured in the scene in which Dooley Wilson sings, 'As Time Goes By' for Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart The piano used in 'As Time Goes By' during the flashback sequence sold at Sotheby's in 2012 for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Retail, Sothebys Holdings

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Art Daily

Sotheby' opens exhibition of masterpieces by Middle Eastern & international artists

Following last year's record-breaking sale of Arab and Iranian and International Contemporary Art in Doha - in which nine artist records were achieved - this year's sale features artworks of the highest calibre that corresponds to the demand from both Middle Eastern and International collectors.Photo: Sotheby's.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Qatar, Middle East

The Independent

Magna Carta Island goes on sale

The historic island in Berkshire where Magna Carta was reputedly sealed has been put up for sale for A 4m by Sotheby's.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Home Listing, Home

Sun Jul 20, 2014

News Observer

Paul Gilster: eBay's allure remains hidden treasures

If you're a collector of almost anything, auctions can be fun, which is what makes eBay so interesting.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Home Listing, Home

Bangor Daily News

Sotheby's to cut jobs to cut costs

Sotheby's said it would cut an unspecified number of jobs to cut cost, months after ending a long-running battle with billionaire investor Daniel Loeb by appointing him to its board.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings

Benzinga

Barron's Recap: The New Contrarian Stocks

This weekend in Barron's online: six contrarian stock picks, how Barron 's stock picks fared in the first half, as well as the prospects for Halliburton, Copart, Horsehead Holding, Juniper Networks and more.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups, Telecom, Juniper Networks, Computers, Retail, Copart, Halliburton, Energy, Oil & Gas, Altor Networks

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Sides gear up for Tennessee abortion battle vote in fall

Voters won't decide this issue until November, but the fundraising, education and organizational battle is already in full swing over a proposed Tennessee constitutional amendment granting state lawmakers more power over abortion.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Abortion, Retail, Copart, Brownsville, TN, Signal Mountain, TN

Barron's

Car Wrecks Are Our Business

U.S. auto insurers declare nearly four million vehicles as total losses every year, but those wrecked cars and trucks don't get tossed on the scrap heap and forgotten.

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Related Topix: Retail, Copart

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bloomberg

Collector Gets 422 Million AmEx Points With Cup Purchase

A Chinese collector who bought an ancient Chinese ceramic cup for a record HK$281 million at auction in April got an unexpected bonus when he paid for it today: almost 422 million American Express points.

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TheStreet.com

How Will Sotheby's (BID) Stock Be Affected By Layoffs?

Company executives told staff that an undisclosed number of its workers would be reassigned to expanding departments or laid off, sources told the Wall Street Journal.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Financial Markets, Business News

TheStreet.com

How Will Sotheby's (BID) Stock Be Affected By Layoffs?

Company executives told staff that an undisclosed number of its workers would be reassigned to expanding departments or laid off, sources told the Wall Street Journal.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Financial Markets

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hyperallergic

Sotheby's Lays Off Staff Amid Restructuring

Sotheby's auction house underwent a round of layoffs today as part of an internal restructuring, CNBC reported .

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Hyperallergic

Relics of Slavery and Hate, on Display in New York

On the left is a KKK hood, while on the right is a quilt made by Lucinda Ward Honstain of Brooklyn to commemorate the Civil War and chronicle post-war life.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska

The Peninsula

Sotheby's auction to highlight Hirst's butterfly masterpiece

DOHA: A Damien Hirst butterfly masterpiece, valued between $1m and $1.5m, will be the highlight of Sotheby's auction of Contemporary art by Middle Eastern and International artists on October 13 in Doha.

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Newsday

First book printed in English sells

A 540-year-old book, known as the first to be printed in the English language, has sold at auction for more than A 1m.

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Related Topix: World News, Belgium, Retail, Sothebys Holdings

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Marginal notes - now being digitized - open a new window to Renaissance thinkers

"Your university's library could hold William Shakespeare's annotated copy of the Bible, but if the person tasked to catalogue the book from the original object does not read the Elizabethan secretary hand, you would never know it was there," says Earle Haven, project leader of "The Archaeology of Reading in Early Modern Europe," which hopes to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Libraries, Retail, Sothebys Holdings

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Auction boom bolsters results at Sotheby's, Christie's

Trophy art sales including Monet's "Nympheas" and Picasso's "Portrait de femme " ensured bumper earnings for Sotheby's and Christie's in the first half, the auction houses said on Wednesday.

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AME Info

Sotheby's to launch online auctions on EBay

Key job tasks of general manager job description: 1. Planning administration a Provide leadership and vision to the organization by assisting the Board and staff with the development of long range and annual plans, and with the evaluation and reporting of progress on plans.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Marketing

The Washington Post

Christie's Art Sales Climb to $4.6 Billion Led by New Buyers

Christie's International said sales of art and collectibles rose to a record 2.7 billion pounds in the first six months of the year as purchases of contemporary works and demand from new clients surged.

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Related Topix: eBay, Startups, Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Hunch, Business News

Wall Street Journal

Hamptons Estate Sells in Two Deals Totaling More Than $80 Million

The Wooldon Manor estate in New York's Southampton, which hedge-funder Scott A. Bommer bought for $75 million last year from fashion designer Vince Camuto, has sold again in two separate transactions totaling more than $80 million.

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Related Topix: Southampton, NY, Corcoran Group, Real Estate, Retail, Sothebys Holdings, East Hampton, NY

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