Somerset Entertainment Income Fund

Somerset Entertainment Income Fund

October 16, 2006 17:03 ET

Somerset Entertainment Receives Confirmation for Additional Locations With a Major Mass Merchant

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 16, 2006) -

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Somerset Entertainment Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:SOM.UN) has received confirmation from one of its major customers to expand the Reflections program to 500 additional stores in the U.S.

Scheduled to ship in February 2007, the sidewing display will feature 24 music titles and will be the first Reflections display in these stores. Somerset's unique interactive displays offer the ability to hear 30-second samples of up to 4 tracks per album.

"We are very pleased to expand the Reflections music line into 500 additional stores with this retailer," said Somerset Entertainment CEO, Andy Burgess, "Increasing penetration with current customers is an essential part of Somerset's 5-point strategy for growth."

About Somerset Entertainment:

Somerset Entertainment Ltd. is the leading producer and distributor of specialty music sold through non-traditional retailers using interactive displays. The Company has 19 diverse product lines targeted at consumers over the age of 30, representing a variety of music genres including world, relaxation, jazz, classical, children's and hit compilations. Somerset has an extensive network of 28,000 interactive displays installed in over 18,500 locations in North America. The company employs 150 people at offices in Toronto, Ontario (Canada); Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Minneapolis, Minnesota (U.S.A.); and Essex, England (U.K.).

Contact Information

  • Somerset Entertainment
    Alexis Fung Fook
    Corporate Communications Manager
    (416) 510-2800, ext. 310