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Online drugstore CVS.com, owned by CVS Corp., signed a multimillion-dollar sponsorship deal with Microsoft Corp.'s Microsoft Network (www.msn.

com). Under the agreement, CVS.com will advertise throughout the Microsoft Network and be the exclusive sponsor of the MSN Health Channel, MSN Hotmail's Pharmacy Quicklink, MSN Search and MSN WomenCentral's Health.

MSN eShop's Health & Wellness Channel will feature links to CVS.com's Pharmacy Counter, Vitamins & Herbs and Health & Wellness sections.

Kick Media buys online

rights to magazines

Youth-targeted Web site publisher Kick Media acquired online rights to the Movieline (www.movieline.com) and Teen Movieline (www.teenmovieline.com) movie and entertainment magazines, owned by Movieline Inc.

Teen Movieline is a quarterly publication that will launch March 7. Kick will create online versions of the magazines using original content and ready both for access via broadband technology.

Yahoo! Sports sponsors

Laguna raceway events

Yahoo! Sports is the official Internet Services Sponsor for the upcoming 2000 racing season at the Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, Calif. Financial terms of the deal announced today were undisclosed. Yahoo!, the first dot-com sponsor at Laguna, will back auto and motorcycle racing events across its properties.Yahoo! Chat will host chats with race car drivers, race-related charity auctions will take place on Yahoo! Auctions and Yahoo! Sports (sports.yahoo.com) will offer racing coverage. Yahoo! also will back Laguna through ticket sales, sweepstakes and other promotional efforts. Yahoo! isn't the only racing dot-com. Last month search engine Northern Light struck a $50 million sponsorship deal with the Indy Racing League.

SmartAge software builds

online stores, commerce

SmartAge.com, which provides services for small and midsize businesses, today kicks off E-store Builder, software that allows small businesses to carry out e-commerce and manage transactions for their online stores.

Also today, SmartAge launches an affiliate program, through which merchants can earn money by directing traffic to major e-tailer partners, such as Amazon.com. Sites can earn additional money if click-throughs to the partner sites turn into online purchases.

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