Styleclick.com Stockholders Approve Merger
with USA Networks' Internet Shopping Network
LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2000 - At a special meeting yesterday, stockholders of
Styleclick.com Inc. (NASDAQ: IBUY), overwhelmingly approved the company's
proposed merger with Internet Shopping Network, a division of USA Networks,
In January, Styleclick.com Inc. and USA Networks, Inc., announced an agreement
to form a new company by merging USA's Internet Shopping Network and
Styleclick.com. The new company will be named Styleclick, Inc. and is positioned
to be one of the leading enhanced commerce services providers.
The merger will become effective upon the filing of The Agreement of Merger with
the Secretary of State of the state of California. Upon effectiveness of the
merger, the shares of Styleclick, Inc. will trade on the Nasdaq stock exchange
under the ticker symbol "IBUYD" for approximately 30 days. After the 30 days,
the shares will trade under its predecessor's former ticker symbol "IBUY."
The newly formed Styleclick, Inc. will be majority owned by USA Networks, Inc.,a
company focused on the new convergence of entertainment, information and direct
selling. Styleclick will operate as part of USA Information and Services
(USAIS), an operating unit of USA Networks, Inc. which coordinates the efforts
of USA's businesses that are engaged in various forms of interactivity.
"Utilizing the support of USA Networks and our sister companies within USA
Information and Services, the new Styleclick is able to run a highly scalable
business providing powerful commerce services for virtually every type of
business," stated Maurizio Vecchione, Styleclick.com's President and Co-CEO.
"Styleclick is really unlike any other company we have encountered. Not only is
their electronic commerce technology one step ahead of common standards, but
they understand and have the sense to realize the value of syndication models
for long-term, stable profitability. Their management and Directors appreciate
the potential of this merger - an end-to-end solution for merchandisers that is
unparalleled in its technology and experience - and we expect the combined
entity to play a significant role in the success of our clients and our USAIS
businesses," said Jon Miller, President and CEO, USAIS.
About Styleclick, Inc. Upon effectiveness of the merger, Styleclick, Inc. will
launch as a leading enhanced commerce services provider, bringing businesses
online. Leveraging a common technology platform that is highly automated to
offer scalability, Styleclick will offer Web design & construction, strategic
merchandising, product distribution, and fulfillment & customer care. The
Company will represent businesses over 90 product categories, across more than
100,000 consumer products, aggregated from over 300 national brands. A
majority-owned subsidiary of USA Networks, Inc., Styleclick operates as part of
USA Information and Services (USAIS), which coordinates the efforts of USAi's
businesses engage in various forms of interactivity.
About USA Networks, Inc. USA Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAI ) is focused on the
new convergence of entertainment, information and direct selling. Formed in
February 1998, the Company is organized into three distinct but interrelated
units which include the following assets: USA Entertainment's USA Network, SCI
FI Channel, TRIO, NWI, Studios USA, USA Films, USA Broadcasting and Interactive
Entertainment; USA Electronic Retailing's HSN, HSN International, HSN
Interactive; and USA INFORMATION and Services' Ticketmaster, Ticketmaster
Online-Citysearch (NASDAQ:TMCS), Match.com, Hotel Reservations Network (NASDAQ:
ROOM) Electronic Commerce and Services, Internet Shopping Network and Precision
This press release contains forward-looking statements about Styleclick.com Inc.
and Styleclick, Inc. Except for historical information, the matters discussed in
this press release are forward-looking statements that are
subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results
to differ materially from those planned or projected.
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