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Stanley Gibbons launch retail website

24 November 2014

Stanley Gibbons have launched their online collectables marketplace dealing in low-value stamps, coins, postcards and memorabilia.

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Right time, right place this time around, say Sotheby’s and eBay

25 July 2014

Twelve years after their first online collaboration, Sotheby’s and eBay have formed a second partnership to stream Sotheby’s sales worldwide.

Saleroom statistics show web bids on upward curve

28 May 2014

Unique visits to the-saleroom.com have risen by 80% in the last year. As of April 2014, the average number of visits per month has exceeded half a million.

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ATG Digital now available

10 March 2014

A digital edition of Antiques Trade Gazette has been launched for all tablet users.

Hiscox launch self-valuation policy online

30 January 2014

Hiscox have launched what they say is a unique insurance policy allowing collectors to value their own items and sign up online for cover in minutes.

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Woolley & Wallis launch Chinese version of website

30 October 2013

In keeping with changing market trends, Woolley & Wallis of Salisbury have launched a new Chinese version of their website.

New-look website for Asian Art in London

10 October 2013

The 16th staging of Asian Art in London from October 31 to November 9 is heralded by a new-look website.

Trading via the web after fire at shop

23 September 2013

Despite the fire ealier this month that engulfed his shop in Southborough near Tunbridge Wells, the Arts & Crafts dealer Peter Hoare is still trading via his website and by appointment.

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Getty gives free access to online images

27 August 2013

Around 4600 high-quality images of artworks to which the Getty holds all the rights or are in the public domain are being made available to use for free.

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Amazon branches out into offering art from dealers

12 August 2013

Internet giants Amazon have launched a new platform on their website allowing users to browse and buy art from dealers’ stock.

£125,000 grant to fund advisers for national online art archive

07 May 2013

The ambitious project that made 210,000 publicly-owned oil, tempera and acrylic paintings available to view online for free has taken another important step forward thanks to winning £125,000 funding.

Poll reveals secrets to online success for galleries

16 April 2013

Trust and reputation more than technology or pricing are the secret to online success for galleries, reveals a new study carried out for art insurers Hiscox by analysts ArtTactic.

Mobile apps for wealth management

14 January 2013

A new valuation and wealth management service based in London has launched a mobile app to help customers manage their collections.

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The ultimate British gallery is now up and running online

12 January 2013

It features nearly 212,000 oil paintings, created by 37,000 artists, including 391 works by Joshua Reynolds, 348 by Turner, 281 by Gainsborough, 273 by Walter Sickert, 189 by Stanley Spencer and 114 by Van Dyck. And it is available to view online – for free.

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The ultimate British gallery is now up and running online

12 January 2013

It features nearly 212,000 oil paintings, created by 37,000 artists, including 391 works by Joshua Reynolds, 348 by Turner, 281 by Gainsborough, 273 by Walter Sickert, 189 by Stanley Spencer and 114 by Van Dyck. And it is available to view online – for free.

1stdibs scoop another $42m in investment

17 December 2012

1stdibs, the global online marketplace for high-end art, antiques and decorative objects, have announced a further injection of capital, giving them a total $102m fund over the past year for expansion.

Online wine deal for Dreweatts

22 October 2012

Dreweatts have announced a new joint venture with online wine trading platform bidforwine.com which provides live online and timed bidding services for connoisseurs, traders and investors, backed by storage facilities at the EHD bonded warehouse in Weybridge.

Hundreds of thousands of artworks from public collections now available to view online

08 October 2012

A unique free online resource that gives access to thousands of paintings in public collections across the UK is due to be completed in December.

Instant secured loans issued on luxury assets

24 September 2012

Borro, the world’s first online asset lender, are to advance loans against high-value items being consigned for sale by auction or private treaty. The company have devised a scheme whereby they will loan up to 70% of the estimated sale price of assets valued between £50,000 and £1m, such as fine art, jewellery and wine, recouping their costs and fees once the sale has been completed.

1stdibs targets Europe after buying up Online Galleries

17 September 2012

1stdibs, the global online marketplace for high-end art, antiques and decorative objects, has wholly acquired Online Galleries, the British-based portal favoured by LAPADA, the BADA, SLAD and CINOA.