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Timebeat.com Signs 50 Brand Names for New Web site

Timebeat.com Enterprises, an online retailer of watches, jewelry and giftware, said it has signed 50 brand names for its new online property called Timebeatforteens.comaimed at teenagers.

Timebeat.com said it's creating a selection of merchandise that appeals to young adults. The company named CDNow.com as the official music merchant; Proflowers.com will service all florist needs, and Beautyjungle.com was named the official affiliate for cosmetics.

Fashion names include Hannalingerie and Elita for lingerie; jewelry and body jewelry by Koolkonnections and Killerbeads; swimwear from Blinkit and Sunset Separates, and Cooltan.net for beachwear. The site will also feature eyewear from A.J. Morgan and Foster Grant, and shoes from such designers as Sugar Shoes, Reebok and Tu-anh.com.

In addition to e-commerce, Timebeatforteens.com is developing into a multi-media virtual community that will offer travel services, chat rooms and online fashion shows, said Timebeat.com chairman Thomas L. Crom.

The company plans to launch the site during the summer of 2000. Timebeat.com is an interactive Web site retailing designer watches, fine and estate jewelry, collectibles and giftware. specialized watch experts are available for consultation.