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4227
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Michael Brader-Araje is chairman of OpenSite Technologies, Inc., located in the Research Triangle Park. The on-line auction company stated in 1996. Unlike eBay, Inc., where individuals put up items for bid, OpenSite created the first software that allows businesses to conduct their own auctions. Beginning with two workers, the company now employs sixty, and had sales of $2 million in 1998.
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29111
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Estate auctions and auction house sales are the two most popular kinds of furniture auctions in North Carolina communities. The two auctions can be differentiated by their source of goods and by their location, but it is the auctioneer who gives the sale character. Auctioneers must be able to control the auction to everyone’s satisfaction, and possess a knowledge of value.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1978, p18-21, por
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30818
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This article discusses the culture of North Carolina estate auctions. Also provided, are the perspectives of bidders and auctioneers from Hoy Auction Company in Wake Forest, and Raleigh Auction and Estate Sales.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 41 Issue 1, Jan 2009, p12-13, il, por Periodical Website
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31190
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The North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center in Asheville, North Carolina is the nation’s first “marketing center,” returning to the traditional tobacco warehouse auction system. In addition to allowing the auction, the center’s project also pays warehouse, grading and assessment fees, and other marketing fees typically paid by growers.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 34 Issue 2, Feb 2002, p22-23, por Periodical Website