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PricewaterhouseCoopers Study Finds Growing Awareness of Luxury Fractional Ownership
NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- As a growing segment of the broader vacation home sector, fractional ownership has achieved an initial base of awareness in the U.S. according to the Measuring Luxury Fractional Ownership Awareness study conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers on behalf of The Ritz-Carlton Club, Interval International, and Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc. The study reveals almost half of all affluent U.S. households (41%) have heard of fractional ownership, and one-sixth of affluent households indicate they may consider purchasing at a fractional ownership resort within the next five years.
Decorize, Inc. Announces New Partnership
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Dec. 7, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Decorize, Inc. (AMEX:DCZ) a recognized leader in the home accents industry, announced today that the company has partnered with Broyhill Furniture Industries, Inc. to design and source an exclusive line of home accessories, lighting, wall decor and accent furniture to be branded under the Broyhill name. Broyhill Furniture presented the comprehensive Broyhill Home Solutions collection at the recent Highpoint market. The program will ship on demand to Broyhill dealers early in 2007.
Avigen to Present At RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference
ALAMEDA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Avigen, Inc. (Nasdaq:AVGN), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapies for the treatment of neurological conditions, announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Chahine, Ph.D., J.D., will participate on the "Navigating New Developments in Neurology" panel on Wednesday, December 13, 2006, from 8:00-8:55 a.m. EST as part of the 2006 RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference being held at the Westin New York at Times Square Hotel in New York City.
Airvana Wins 2006 3G CDMA Industry Achievement Award
CHELMSFORD, Mass. and HONG KONG, Dec. 7, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Airvana, Inc. (www.airvana.com), an innovator and leader in mobile broadband infrastructure based on 3G wireless packet data technology, today announced that it won the CDMA Development Group's (CDG) 2006 3G CDMA Industry Achievement Award for Network Technology Innovation. Winners were announced yesterday evening during the Mobile Entertainment Forum's (MEF) wireless industry reception in Hong Kong. Several companies and individuals were recognized for excellence in deploying advanced 3G CDMA networks, products, and services.