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Biotage has Received its Largest Order to Date
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Biotage has received the company's largest single order to date. It includes 31 instruments and totals approx. 15 MSEK. The customer is one of the world's major pharmaceutical companies. The instruments, which originate from the recently acquired company Argonaut, will be used by chemists to enhance the processes used in the development of pharmaceuticals.
Novo Nordisk A/S
Novo Nordisk A/S Interim Results
BAGSVAERD, Denmark, Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Financial statement for the period 1 January 2005 to 30 June 2005. Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO) increased sales by 14% in the first half of 2005 Expectation for operating profit growth increased to around 10% for 2005
Urban Outfitters, Inc.
Urban Outfitters Q2 Earnings Up 49 Percent
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Urban Outfitters, Inc. (Nasdaq:URBN), a leading lifestyle consumer products company operating under the Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie and Free People brands, today announced for the three months ended July 31, 2005, net earnings jumped by 49% over the comparable quarter last year to $30.6 million. Second quarter diluted earnings per share rose to a record $0.36 this year versus $0.25 in the prior year.
BILIA STARTING INTERNET AUCTIONS
Bilia is planning to start selling used cars via internet auctions at the
beginning of next year. These operations will be run by the newly established
company Netbil Skandinavien AB and they are expected to start generating a
profit in 2008.
“More than one million used cars are sold in Sweden, but only 30% of them are
sold via authorised dealers”, says Bilia’s managing director, Jan Pettersson.
“ Internet auctions will give us an opportunity to reach totally new customer
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