The company Artprice is now listed on the SBF 120 and has crossed the 2 million customers threshold [01/02/2013 08:55]
After the close of markets on 21 December 2012, ARTPRICE joined theprestigious SBF 120 index.Following the quarterly review of theEuronext Paris indices, the meeting of the Scientific NYSE EuronextCommittee for Indices decided to admit Artprice.com into the CAC Mid 60and the SBF 120. The SBF 120 index is composed of the 120 largestFrench listed companies, including the CAC 40 companies and thecountry's 80 most liquid stocks.
The current liquidity of the Artprice share is 3.83 million euros perday calculated over 440 trading days (amounting to a total of 1.688billion euros).
Thierry Ehrmann, founder and CEO of Artprice, wishes to inform itsshareholders and the market that in accordance with the company'sforecasts at the start of 2012, Artprice crossed the threshold of twomillion customers on 18 December 2012.
In 2013, Google and Baidu (China) will have direct access toall Artprice databases
As announced in its last press release, in early December Artpricebegan making available a very large part of the structure of itsdatabases and its Market Art standardization as freeware online (freeproprietary software license, but with certain usage restrictions),mainly via Google and Baidu (China).
Artprice is thus continuing - without any negative impact on itsturnover or earnings - to acquire new customers (with accompanyingbehavioural logs) in the framework of its integration of Big Dataimplemented in early 2012.
Artprice now has a colossal customer database with records of over 18billion logs - in full compliance with the regulations of the Europeanand American authorities - allowing it to know exactly what each of itsclients is looking for and/or possesses through its Data Miningactivities over the past nine years. This system has recently beenenhanced by the use of Big Data .
All the industrial processes comprising Artprice's databanks areregistered and protected, notably via patents filed with the -Agence deProtection des Programmes- (A.P.P.) (Software Protection Agency).
-Lex Google- is not really the right answer in the globaldigital economy.
The relationship between Google and Artprice is contractual and datesback to 2003. It is in itself, proof that -Lex Google- is not reallythe right answer in the global digital economy. In 2013, Artprice aims,mainly with Google and Baidu (China) in their various languages, topost about 210 million standardised free Art Market data online withoutimpacting its sales and earnings and to be active at the core of themarket via its fixed-price and auction-based Standardised Marketplace.
Indeed, in the context of its contractual agreements with Google,several hundreds of millions of standardised and free Artprice datahave been made available on Internet since early December 2012.
http://www.artprice.com(c)1987-2012 thierry Ehrmann
Artprice is the global leader in databank on Artprices and indices withmore than 27 million indices and auction results covering more than500,000 artists. Artprice Images® offers unlimited access to thelargest Art Market resource in the world, a library of 108 millionimages or engravings of artworks from 1700 to the present day alongwith comments by Artprice's art historians. Artprice permanentlyenriches its databanks with information from 4,500 internationalauction houses and auctioneers and publishes a constant flow of artmarket trends for the main news agencies and 6,300 internationalwritten media. For its 2.072 million members (member log in),Artprice posts standardized adverts in what is today the world'sleading Standardised Marketplace® for buying and selling works of artby private contract or at auctions -regulated by French law alinéas 2et 3 de l'article L 321.3 du code du commerce- (source Artprice).
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