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United Online, Inc.
United Online to Present at Goldman Sachs' Third Annual Internet New Media and E-Commerce Conference
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., May 13, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), a leading provider of value-priced Internet access through its NetZero and Juno Internet services, today announced that the company will present at Goldman Sachs' Third Annual Internet New Media and E-Commerce Conference on May 22, 2002 in Las Vegas, NV. Mark R. Goldston, chairman, CEO, and president of United Online, and Charles S. Hilliard, CFO, will speak at the event. The company is scheduled to present at 4:45 p.m. PDT (7:45 p.m. EDT).
Blyth, Inc. Acquires CBK, Ltd.
GREENWICH, Conn., May 13, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leader in the candles, home fragrance and decorative accessories industry, today announced that it has acquired all of the membership interest in CBK, Ltd., LLC, a designer and marketer of premium everyday giftware and home decor, sold under the CBK(tm) brand. The effective date of the acquisition was May 10, 2002.
Lindex Agrees to Deal with Ikanobanken for Credit Card Portfolio
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 13, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lindex has agreed to a deal with Ikanobanken in Sweden and with IKANO Finans AS in Norway. The deal means that Lindex transfers its credit card portfolio consisting of approximately 700,000 credit customers. The agreement will give Lindex a capital contribution of approximately SEK 270M.
Neoware Systems Displays the Latest in IT Solutions at Retail Systems 2002 Conference & Exposition
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., May 13, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware Systems (Nasdaq:NWRE), the leading supplier of award-winning software, services, and solutions for the server-based appliance computing market, today announced that it will display its complete server-based and appliance computing solutions in booth no. 1342 at Retail Systems 2002 Conference and Exposition at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL on June 24-27, 2002.
MTG Reduces Shareholding in TV4
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 13, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB (Nasdaq:MTGNY), the international media group, today announced that it is reducing its share holding in TV4 AB by 1 million shares. MTG's interest in TV4 is thereby being decreased to 3,020,013 shares, and from 20.1% to 15.1% of the capital.
Telia Provides Vattenfall with Mobile Network Capacity
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 13, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telia Mobile has entered an agreement with Vattenfall, Sweden's largest power company, covering the provision of mobile network capacity. The agreement is part of the framework for Telia Mobile's third party business with sales of traffic, content and services to other companies in the Nordic region. Third party agreements with independent service providers are a growing market and an important part of free competition in the Nordic mobile market.
Securitas and Chubb End Preliminary Discussions
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 13, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- After a period of preliminary discussions, both parties have come to the conclusion, that although there are obvious synergies between the two companies, it has not been possible to reach an agreement that is financially attractive to the respective shareholders.