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GU

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for GUAM.
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GUS Home Shopping, whose business lines include the Great Universal, Choice and Kays catalogues, showed in a pilot study that Net Perceptions' cutting edge real-time personalization technology increased the upsell acceptance rate -- additional items recommended to a customer who has already phoned in to purchase a specific merchandise item -- by 50%, and boosted the average value of each upsell item by 60%.
GUS will incur a book loss of about pounds 210 million on the transaction and will make a provision for this amount in the year to March 2003.
John Peace, GUS chief executive, said: 'We have made good progress in all our major businesses during the first half of the year.
His major worry is that GUS, whose catalogues include Great Universal, Kays and Marshall Cavendish, would dominate the home-shopping market.
Chief executive John Peace declined to say when GUS would set a date for the Burberry float.
The GUS offer stunned the City but dealers clearly didn't think it was a knockout bid.
The company announced that Public Protection Classification (PPC) data for an additional eight (8) states was released on its GUS services, increasing the number of states where PPC is now available on-line to 15.
The RussGPS System -- a unique vehicle and person locating system with a range of management and control possibilities -- is based on WEBfleet technology that is widespread both inside and outside Europe and adopted for use in the GUS (former Soviet Union) countries.
But GUS said that despite recent events it still planned to partially float the chain by June 2002.
NASDAQ: NGPS), a precise positioning technology company, announced the receipt of three letter contracts, worth a total $1,266,000 US, from Raytheon Company to begin production of a Common Reference Receiver (CRR), and to continue development and build of engineering unit models of the Ground Uplink System (GUS) receiver and GUS Signal Generator.
GUS, which also owns catalogue retailer Argos, said Burberry's operating profits for the year to March 31 had shot up from pounds 21.
GUS increased its bid on April 8 to 650p, warning Argos shareholders either to accept the money or run the risk of what would happen to their investment if the offer lapsed.