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A Bold Book That Dares Us to Revise How We Think of Suffering, Transformation, and Joy
ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Life is full of challenges and everyone is born to face them. These challenges come in many different forms, and along the way we experience emotional sufferings, work problems, family crisis, and the like. Most important of all, these challenges are all part of the quest for finding the meaning of our lives, and people must overcome them all with their hearts and minds intact. To learn more, readers are encouraged to read Like Gold Through Fire, the critically acclaimed book written by authors Massimilla Harris and Bud Harris.
Blyth, Inc. Increases Share Repurchase Authorization
GREENWICH, Conn., June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leading designer and marketer of home fragrance and home decor products, today announced an increase of up to 6.0 million shares in the Company's Common Stock repurchase program. The authorization was approved at the June 7, 2006 Blyth Board of Directors meeting. As of May 31, 2006, the Company had approximately 40.5 million shares outstanding.
ON24 and MarketCapture Co-Host Webcast on How to Improve Sales Lead Management
SAN FRANCISCO and LEXINGTON, Mass., June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- ON24 Inc., the global leader of webcasting and video communications solutions, and MarketCapture, a leader in helping B-to-B software companies generate more quality leads by spending less money, will co-host a free webcast: "Bridging the Sales and Marketing Divide: Strategies for Improving Collaboration." This online event will take place on Tuesday, June 13, 2006, at 2 pm EDT/11 am PDT.
Shearson Financial Network, Inc.
Shearson Announces Acquisition of Continental Home Loans, Inc.
LAS VEGAS, June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Shearson Financial Network, Inc. (OTCBB:CSUA), a consolidator in the highly fragmented mortgage brokerage marketplace, announced today that it reached an agreement to acquire Continental Home Loans, Inc. Under the agreement, Shearson will issue to CHL's shareholders shares of common stock of Shearson valued at three million two hundred thousand dollars ($3,200,000).
BILIA TOTALLY ACQUITTED IN COMPETITION CASE
The Stockholm City Court today acquitted Bilia Personbilar and the other seven
Volvo dealers in Skåne and Blekinge from charges of suspected illegal price
collaboration during the period 1998–2002.
The case began with a so-called dawn raid on Bilia Syd and other Volvo dealers
on 10 December 2002. The Swedish Competition Authority then initiated
proceedings against them in March 2004. It initially demanded that Bilia
Personbilar should be required to pay competition damages of SEK 121.7 M, a s