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National Retail Federation
Guest Speakers Light Up the Stage for Shop.org's FirstLook 2006
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The brightest minds in online retailing will come together to discuss best practices from the holiday season and plan for the future at Shop.org's FirstLook 2006, January 23-25 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. Throughout this year's conference, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from industry leaders as they address 2005's biggest trends and look ahead to what the multichannel retailers can expect in the new year.
First Equity Group
StockMarketNewsAlert.com Introduces TelePlus Enterprises, Inc.
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Dec. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB:TLPE) is new to StockMarketNewsAlert.com. According to D. Baker at First Equity Group, Inc., recent news flow from the company has been very positive. "The company recently announced that October sales reached $2.06M, an 89% increase versus sales of $1.09M for the same month a year ago. Total revenues were composed of 35% in Wireless Sales and 65% in Telecom Sales. YTD Sales now reach $15.28M, a 65% increase versus sales of $9.27M for the same period a year ago. The company's subscriber line count reached 25,340 as of October 31st."
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Gives Customers More 'Alohas' with Start of New Hawaii Service
ATLANTA, Dec. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delta Air Lines today is providing customers with even more ways to visit America's tropical paradise of Hawaii as it launches new daily non-stop service between Atlanta and Kahului on the island of Maui and one-stop service via Salt Lake City between Atlanta and Kona on the "Big Island" of Hawaii. Delta's new routes bring to 11 the number of daily round-trip departures to three island destinations between the mainland United States and Hawaii.
Stora Enso Oyj
Quality Upgrade at Stora Enso's Fors Mill in Sweden
HELSINKI, Finland, Dec. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stora Enso (NYSE:SEO) today announced that Stora Enso will upgrade and modernise board machine 2 (BM2) at its Fors Mill in Sweden to improve product quality and cost efficiency, and increase production flexibility. One of the boilers will also be modified to enhance the mill's energy supply by replacing oil with biofuel. The annual folding boxboard production capacity of BM2 will increase slightly, by 13,000 tonnes. Capital expenditure on the project, which is scheduled to start in 2006 and be completed in 2007, will amount to EUR 35 million.
DISPUTE BETWEEN BILIA AND KFAB SETTLED
As has previously been reported, AB Volvo’s subsidiary company KFAB had lodged
guarantee claims against Bilia and Bilia had lodged counter-claims against
KFAB. The dispute was referred to arbitration and the results of this
arbitration process have now been announced.
It was the arbitrator’s task to examine claims from KFAB relating to some 50
items with a total value of approximately SEK100 million. Bilia’s
counter-claims totalled approximately SEK 15 million.
The final result of the arbi