ADVISORY, May 18, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Stockmann Oyj Abp (STCBV) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Pekka Vahahyyppa, Chief Financial Officer of Stockmann Oyj Abp (STCBV), will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
(212) 692-4760 (office)
(646) 732-1309 (mobile)
The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.
An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
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About Stockmann Oyj Abp (STCBV):
Stockmann is a Finnish listed company engaged in the retail trade. The company was established in 1862 and it has now around 44,000 shareholders. The Group has nearly 15,000 employees. Consolidated sales amounted to EUR 2 billion in 2009.
Stockmann's three divisions are the Department Store Division and the Lindex and Seppala fashion chains. The Stockmann Group's store chains operate in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine and Saudi Arabia. Stockmann's distance retailing business in Finland operates under the Hobby Hall brand and, as from autumn 2010, also under the Stockmann brand. Lindex runs a distance retailing business in Sweden and Denmark.
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