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LaCie Awarded Best Latin America Technology Provider At RetailVision Spring 2007


PORTLAND, OR (May 2007) – LaCie has won the coveted “Best of RetailVision Awards”™ for Best Latin America Technology Provider as voted on by attendees at RetailVision® Spring 2007. LaCie was also nominated for Best Latin America Retail Strategy. RetailVision is the premiere event for technology retailers and vendors focused on the consumer channel.

“We are extremely pleased to have won the award for Best Latin America Technology Provider,” said Jose Torres, LaCie Reseller Channel Manager. “This award is a testament to our overall commitment to providing a range of elegant, cutting-edge technologies to the channel. We will continue our technology leadership in the North American and Latin American markets by developing synergy with our resellers and providing an even broader range of products.”

LaCie was awarded Best Latin America Technology Provider for its range of proven and innovative external peripherals including the LaCie Ethernet Big Disk, LaCie d2 Blu-ray Drive, the Design by F.A Porsche line of hard drives and LaCie 300 Series Monitors. Selected by decision makers from more than 200 Top 100-level retailers across North America and Latin America, the “Best of RetailVision Awards”™ honor vendors who consistently demonstrate both innovation and leadership in the retail marketplace.

“The winners of the Best of RetailVision Awards are chosen by the market leaders in consumer technology,” said Pete Prentice, Senior Global Director for RetailVision. “This makes the awards an excellent indicator of the best new products and strategic initiatives driving growth in both the North American and Latin American retail channels.“

For over a decade, RetailVision has been the recognized leader in bringing together established and emerging technology vendors with Top 100-level retailers. These retailers represent the entire consumer-buying channel for technology products, from computer and office supply superstores, to direct marketing companies, consumer electronics stores, buying groups, mass merchants, brick-and-mortar, and online retailers.

About Vision Events
Vision Events, a Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) company, is a leading producer of highly focused business events that bring resellers and end users together with leading and emerging vendors in private boardroom appointments to form strategic partnerships and secure new business in the technology sector. Additional information about Vision Events can be found at

About LaCie
Located in the US, Canada, Japan, Australia, Europe, Singapore and Hong Kong, LaCie is the leading manufacturer of computer peripherals for Windows, Apple and Linux users. LaCie creates external storage solutions and color monitors that help professionals and everyday people easily manage their digital lives. LaCie has differentiated its products through original designs and leading-edge technology. Established in France in 1989, LaCie is listed on Euronext under FR0000054314 (LAC). For more information, visit

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Melissa Logan, 503-844-4500,

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Direct Sales, 503-844-4502,
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