RealTime IT News Signs Placement Deal with AOL

Home decor e-commerce site signed a multi-million dollar agreement with America Online for several gold tenant positions and one anchor tenant placement in the Shop@AOL marketplace. will have an anchor tenancy in the Tabletop & Entertaining department, as well as gold tenancies in the Home Improvement, Housewares & Appliances and Home Furnishings departments of the Shop@AOL, and Compuserve online shopping destinations. also will be promoted through sponsorships on AOL, and CompuServe and on the and sites.

Spending specifics were not disclosed.

" is leveraging its relationship with AOL to position itself as the leader in this category," said Greg Canessa, director of online marketing at

"This alliance enables us to reach a number of target audiences efficiently through AOL's family of sites, including women on, affluent professionals via Compuserve, and prospective home buyers and couples through"