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Blyth, Inc. Increases Share Repurchase Authorization
GREENWICH, Conn., June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leading designer and marketer of home fragrance and home decor products, today announced an increase of up to 6.0 million shares in the Company's Common Stock repurchase program. The authorization was approved at the June 7, 2006 Blyth Board of Directors meeting. As of May 31, 2006, the Company had approximately 40.5 million shares outstanding.
ON24 and MarketCapture Co-Host Webcast on How to Improve Sales Lead Management
SAN FRANCISCO and LEXINGTON, Mass., June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- ON24 Inc., the global leader of webcasting and video communications solutions, and MarketCapture, a leader in helping B-to-B software companies generate more quality leads by spending less money, will co-host a free webcast: "Bridging the Sales and Marketing Divide: Strategies for Improving Collaboration." This online event will take place on Tuesday, June 13, 2006, at 2 pm EDT/11 am PDT.
Shearson Financial Network, Inc.
Shearson Announces Acquisition of Continental Home Loans, Inc.
LAS VEGAS, June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Shearson Financial Network, Inc. (OTCBB:CSUA), a consolidator in the highly fragmented mortgage brokerage marketplace, announced today that it reached an agreement to acquire Continental Home Loans, Inc. Under the agreement, Shearson will issue to CHL's shareholders shares of common stock of Shearson valued at three million two hundred thousand dollars ($3,200,000).
BILIA TOTALLY ACQUITTED IN COMPETITION CASE
The Stockholm City Court today acquitted Bilia Personbilar and the other seven
Volvo dealers in Skåne and Blekinge from charges of suspected illegal price
collaboration during the period 1998–2002.
The case began with a so-called dawn raid on Bilia Syd and other Volvo dealers
on 10 December 2002. The Swedish Competition Authority then initiated
proceedings against them in March 2004. It initially demanded that Bilia
Personbilar should be required to pay competition damages of SEK 121.7 M, a s
JetBlue Airways Corporation
JetBlue Breaks Ground on Crew Lodge at Orlando International Airport
NEW YORK, June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) today broke ground at Orlando International Airport for construction on its $24.5 million JetBlue Crew Lodge, which will be used to accommodate the airline's crewmembers who are in the Greater Orlando area conducting training and other related airline business. The Lodge will be situated on 4.5 acres of a total 6.5 acres leased from the Greater Orlando Airport Authority (GOAA) as the JetBlue Training Center Support Facility, and will create hundreds of construction jobs and 50 permanent new jobs for Orlando residents.
Penn's Landing Corporation
27th Annual Hispanic Fiesta, Part of the PECO Multicultural Series, Brings a Weekend of Hispanic Heritage to Penn's Landing
PHILADELPHIA, June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The 27th annual Hispanic Fiesta will include a variety of authentic music, dancing, entertainment and cuisine as part of the PECO Multicultural Series. Celebrate the Hispanic culture on the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing on Columbus Boulevard at Chestnut Street on Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9, 2006, from Noon until 8 p.m. This FREE event is made possible by Independence Blue Cross, the presenting sponsor of the 2006 Summer season at Penn's Landing.