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Lund, Sweden, 2011-11-07 16:00 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Doro’s US partner Consumer Cellular has signed a distribution agreement with US pharmacy chain Walgreens, which will sell the Doro PhoneEasy® 410gsm model in 826 stores throughout Florida.
Walgreens provides customers and patients the support that helps them live a “well” life.
The Company’s 26,000 pharmacists at more than 7,500 stores across the country are uniquely positioned to serve as true community health care resources - located within five miles of nearly 75 percent of all Americans.
Consumer Cellular is a leading supplier of telephone services and equipment with one of the largest mobile telephony networks in the US at its disposal, covering 97 percent of the population. The company is also the sole supplier of cordless telephone services to AARP, one of the US’ largest pensioner organizations with 40 million members.
“I am very pleased that Walgreens will be selling our phones at its stores in Florida. And I hope the sell-through will be successful so we can roll-out the distribution through this channel to the entire country. This represents an important channel for us. Not only in terms of coverage but also because of Walgreens’ connections with seniors and the fact that it shares our mission of promoting a more comfortable life,” says Jérôme Arnaud, President and CEO of Doro.
For further information, please contact:
President and CEO Jérôme Arnaud, +46 (0)46 280 50 05,
or Vice President and CFO Annette Borén, +46 (0)706 30 00 09.
This is information that Doro AB (publ) is required to publish in accordance with the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Swedish Financial Trading Act. This information was submitted for publication on November 7, 2011 at 16:00 a.m. CET.
Doro, a market leader in telecommunications for seniors, is a listed Swedish company. With more than 37 years of experience in the telecom sector, the company focuses on developing, marketing and selling products, software and TeleCare and mHealth solutions that are specially adapted for seniors – a growing group of people worldwide. Doro’s broad range of user-friendly mobile phones is unique and the company’s exceptional know-how has been acknowledged with several international design awards. The products are sold in more than 30 countries on five continents. In 2010, Doro achieved sales of SEK 633 m and the company’s shares are quoted on the OMX Nasdaq Stockholm exchange, Nordic list, Small companies. Read more about Doro at www.doro.com or at facebook.com/DoroSverige.
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