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Major ESL roll out strengthens Pricer in Japan
UPPSALA, Sweden, Aug. 05, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- One of the biggest retailers in Japan will install Pricer's ESL system in more than 150 of its hypermarkets, constituting the largest ESL roll- out outside Europe. Installations are scheduled to be completed within one year starting in the autumn of 2004. Pricer AB has a previous order from its Japanese partner Ishida Co., Ltd. valued at USD 25 M received in 2001, for deliveries until 2007. The order value for 2004 is already covered by today's increasing installations in over 40 different grocery chains all over Japan. Therefore these additional installations will result in new orders from Ishida Co., Ltd. during 2004 and also create the foundation for new sizable orders in 2005.
Industrivarden Interim Report January 1 -- June 30, 2004
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 05, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Industrivarden's net asset value was SEK 33,413 M on August 3, 2004, an increase of SEK 3,343 M since the start of the year. Net asset value on June 30, 2004, was SEK 34,443 M (25,642).
Skandia: Financial effects through June 2004
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skandia's result is affected by external factors such as changes in the stock market and interest rates. Future revenues, which are based on fund values, increase or decrease as a result of these factors.
Sandvik Interim report, second quarter 2004
SANDVIKEN, Sweden, Aug. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- "Sandvik's growth in the second quarter was strong. Order intake and invoicing were at the highest level ever in a specific quarter as well as profit after net financial items, which rose 40 percent to SEK 1,664 M. Higher volumes, increased productivity and rationalization measures resulted in a sharp increase in operating profit.