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U.S. Consumer Products Companies Expect Positive Revenue Growth in the Year Ahead, PricewaterhouseCoopers Finds
NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- U.S. consumer products companies continue to expect positive revenue growth over the next 12 months, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers' Retail & Consumer Industry Practice's Consumer Products Barometer, released today. In fact, 84 percent believe the domestic economy is growing, versus 75 percent last quarter. Despite concerns about the impact of runaway energy costs, executives expect average growth of 6.2 percent, unchanged from the prior quarter - but still below the all-industries benchmark of 8.9 percent.
ARTISTdirect Reports Second Quarter 2006 Results
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- ARTISTdirect, Inc. (OTCBB:ARTD) today reported results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2006, reflecting the benefits of its anti-piracy technology acquired in July 2005 and solid performance of the company's E-commerce and online music network operations.
BandTel Transforms Business Intelligence With its TotalView Call Analysis Portal
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- VoiceCon Fall '06, Booth No. 537 -- BandTel(tm), a leading global provider of next-generation VoIP termination to the PSTN for high volume telecom users such as Call Centers, Enterprise users, Teleconferencing Companies and Internet Voice Response (IVR) users, today announced it has launched TotalView, a new web-based portal designed to give BandTel customers and resellers in-depth and real-time call and accounting information and analysis.
Sports Pouch Beverage Company, Inc.
Sports Pouch Beverage Company, Inc. and Major Retail Chain in Joint Sales Promotion
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sports Pouch Beverage Company, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SPBV) President Gil Arvizu today announced a major end-of-summer sales promotion with Smart and Final, Inc. for the company's 'All American Mountain Spring Water(tm).' Packaged in a unique, flexible pouch, the patent protected, re-sealable, pull-push spout and attractively designed products have achieved consistent and expanding sales. The Company expects this promotion to help drive fourth quarter revenue, and anticipates additional orders based on its one of a kind packaging for water, isotonics, and juices from a number of other major retail outlets.
RBID.com, Inc. Forms Board of Advisors
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- RBID.com, Inc. (Pink Sheets:RBID) president, Mr. Alan Rothman, today announced the formation of the Board of Advisors. The board will consist of a carefully selected team of industry veterans with experience in the Internet, technology, financial, operational, educational, legal, and marketing strategy, to assist the company with specific expertise in projects the company plans to undertake in the coming months. It is anticipated that the role of the board will be to set the strategic direction of the company and make important corporate strategic and advisory decisions that maximize both the company's, and shareholder value.
Nayna Networks, Inc.
Nayna Networks Named Preferred Provider by Fort Fibre Ottiche
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nayna Networks, Inc. (OTCBB:NAYN), a provider of next generation network solutions headquartered in Santa Clara, California, USA, today announced that Fort Fibre Ottiche S.r.l, a specialist supplier of fiber optic systems and services for the Italian market, has named Nayna Networks a preferred provider for its FTTB projects.