the saleroom

The website thesaleroom.com is an online global auction marketplace for art and antiques which allows visitors to search and browse auction catalogues and place bids over the internet in live and timed auctions.


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ATG conference: Going, going… green and online

04 April 2022

Auctioneers get together to hear the latest market trends and top tips for 2022

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How much carbon emissions are saved when buying second-hand furniture?

21 February 2022

Just how green is it to buy furniture second hand these days? A new study conducted by Small World Consulting on behalf of ATG parent company Auction Technology Group set out to provide the answer.

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Inside stories: How new focus on improving home spaces has boosted antique and vintage items

21 February 2022

Long periods of life at home because of Covid restrictions for both lifestyle and work reasons have encouraged a trend for younger buyers in particular to target second-hand items from auction houses and dealers

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Online bidding: The key moment

22 March 2021

Fifteen years ago an auction was held which heralded the online transformation in the bidding process and opened sales up to potential buyers across the world

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Timed auctions: All objects great and small

02 November 2020

This timeline shows a sample of items across many price points sold in 2020 at timed online auctions by a wide range of auction houses.

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Timed auctions: Salerooms of all sizes see advantages in a format that can deliver

02 November 2020

Live or timed? It used to be an easy answer: nothing compares to the thrill and theatre of the live sale. Now it is not so simple.

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The resilient world of art and antiques auctions: UK Auctions 2020 – a report by thesaleroom.com

17 August 2020

A surge in online bidding, coupled with auctioneers’ ability to adapt quickly to changing times, has shown how robust this market can be, says John-Paul Savant, chief executive officer of Auction Technology Group

Announcement from thesaleroom.com: internet bidding will continue uninterrupted

16 March 2020

Online auction marketplace thesaleroom.com (owned by ATG parent Auction Technology Group) made the following announcement to reassure auction houses that internet bidding will continue uninterrupted:

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Bonhams to hold auctions on thesaleroom.com

07 October 2019

In a move to increase its digital presence and reach new bidders, Bonhams has agreed a long- term partnership with Auction Technology Group, owner of online auction marketplace thesaleroom.com.

ATG parent wins business accolade

01 July 2019

Auction Technology Group, owner of ATG, has been included in the London Stock Exchange Group’s '1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2019' report.

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Timed to perfection

24 June 2019

The success of timed online auctions for London’s big auction houses is putting the format on the map for other salerooms too.

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‘Online bidders’ expectations are rising’

15 October 2018

We ask ATG’s Richard Lewis why thesaleroom.com is changing its commission fee.

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Auction Technology Group hires chief technology officer

18 July 2018

Auction Technology Group (ATG) - parent company of Antiques Trade Gazette and thesaleroom.com – has hired a new chief technology officer.

UK regional salerooms take 26% of auction sales

26 February 2018

Regional auction houses accounted for over a quarter of the UK auction market in 2017.

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Latest figures reveal how salerooms outside the ‘big four’ are increasingly reaping middle-market rewards

26 February 2018

The contribution of Britain’s ‘regional’ salerooms – defined here as those outside the big London four of Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Bonhams and Phillips – is frequently overlooked when figures demonstrating the size of the UK auction market for art and antiques are created.

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Auction Technology Group announces merger with Lot-tissimo.com

25 February 2018

Auction Technology Group (ATG) - parent company of Antiques Trade Gazette and thesaleroom.com - has merged with German art and antiques portal Lot-tissimo.com.

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Building the best bidder experience – Auction Technology Group CEO John-Paul Savant on why the company has rebranded

29 November 2016

What’s in a name? Quite a lot, actually, if you’re John-Paul Savant, chief executive of the newly-rebranded Auction Technology Group, the company formerly known as ATG Media.

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Here's to the next 45 years

20 April 2016

With ATG Media, publisher of Antiques Trade Gazette, celebrating its 45th anniversary at a party in central London, key industry figures attending the event gave their views on what ATG means to them and their businesses.

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ATG Media appoint new chief executive

07 March 2016

ATG Media, parent company of the Antiques Trade Gazette, has appointed former PayPal senior executive John-Paul Savant as chief executive officer, succeeding Anne Somers who moves to become deputy chairman.

All-time high for thesaleroom.com

08 February 2016

Thesaleroom.com, sister brand to ATG, has hit a milestone one million unique visitors in January, representing a 160% uplift on numbers for that period last year and an all-time high for the site.

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