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MAIL order company Neckermann reported sales of Sk308.6 million (€7.98 million) in Slovakia in 2004, which is a year-on-year increase of 36.5 percent, company director general Darina Kischkowski told SITA news agency on January 25.

The number of orders reached 269,254, which represented a 47 percent increase year-on-year. Last year the company dispatched 347,200 shipments for clients in Slovakia.

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