Tuesday, January 17, 2006

2005 Holiday Sales Figures From Publicly Traded Online Jewelers

Blue Nile, Inc. (Nasdaq: NILE) announced that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2005 financial results on Tuesday, February 7, 2006. The Company will hold a conference call to discuss these results on Tuesday, February 7, 2006, at 2:00 p.m. PT/5:00 p.m. ET. The call will be broadcast live via webcast.

Abazias (OTCBB: ABZS) announced that based upon the significant holiday sales figures, it is pleased to announce preliminary fourth quarter sales for 2005 of $1.369 million, over $300,000 ahead of their projected sales. This figure is 161% over the same quarter last year which amounted to $524,407. Please note, these figures are not final and may be subject to adjustment.