BAX Global and The Limited, Inc. Partner to Help Project EAR in Developing Countries

Project EAR Inc. Receives Help With Transportation of Critical Medical Device

From BAX Global and The Limited, Inc.



Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from BAX Global Inc.

    IRVINE, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- BAX Global Inc., a worldwide
 transportation and supply-chain management company, and retailer The Limited,
 Inc. announced today that they have donated their transportation services to
 Project EAR Incorporated, a non-profit organization providing medical and
 audiological outreach to developing countries.
     Alan and Cathy Michelson of Dayton, Ohio-based distributor of audiometric
 equipment, Gordon Stowe & Associates, donated a sound-resistant booth to
 Project EAR Inc., and The Limited, the Columbus, Ohio-based retail giant, and
 BAX volunteered to organize the device's transport to the Dominican Republic.
     The booth will be used by Project EAR, Inc.'s audiologists while
 performing audiometric assessments during their annual humanitarian missions
 to a Los Alcarrizos Hospital in the Dominican Republic.
     "This sound resistant booth will improve the quality of diagnostic and
 hearing aid services that will greatly help the hearing disadvantaged in this
 country," said Ed Dodson, M.D., President of Project EAR.  "Without the help
 of BAX Global and The Limited, shipment of the booth would not have been
 possible."
 
     Project EAR has performed over 600 hearing tests and has fit over
 150 hearing aids in the Dominican Republic since its founding.
 
     About The Limited, Inc.
     The Limited, Inc., (NYSE:   LTD; London) through Express, Lerner New York,
 Lane Bryant, Limited Stores, Structure and Henri Bendel, presently operates
 2,820 specialty stores.  The Company also owns approximately 84% of Intimate
 Brands, Inc. (NYSE:   IBI), the leading specialty retailer of intimate apparel,
 beauty and personal care products, sold through 2,390 stores under the
 Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works and White Barn Candle Co. brands.
 
     About BAX Global
     BAX Global (NYSE:   PZB) is a $2.1 billion transportation and supply chain
 management company offering mode neutral logistics management for
 business-to-business shippers through a global network of over 500 offices in
 123 countries.  In North America, BAX Global offers guaranteed and standard
 delivery to every major North American business community in addition to
 international distribution and customs compliance worldwide.
     BAX Global's press releases are available by fax by calling Company News
 On-Call, 800-758-5804, ext. 117050.  For a complete listing of BAX services
 visit the World Wide Web at http://www.baxglobal.com.
 
 

SOURCE BAX Global Inc.
    IRVINE, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- BAX Global Inc., a worldwide
 transportation and supply-chain management company, and retailer The Limited,
 Inc. announced today that they have donated their transportation services to
 Project EAR Incorporated, a non-profit organization providing medical and
 audiological outreach to developing countries.
     Alan and Cathy Michelson of Dayton, Ohio-based distributor of audiometric
 equipment, Gordon Stowe & Associates, donated a sound-resistant booth to
 Project EAR Inc., and The Limited, the Columbus, Ohio-based retail giant, and
 BAX volunteered to organize the device's transport to the Dominican Republic.
     The booth will be used by Project EAR, Inc.'s audiologists while
 performing audiometric assessments during their annual humanitarian missions
 to a Los Alcarrizos Hospital in the Dominican Republic.
     "This sound resistant booth will improve the quality of diagnostic and
 hearing aid services that will greatly help the hearing disadvantaged in this
 country," said Ed Dodson, M.D., President of Project EAR.  "Without the help
 of BAX Global and The Limited, shipment of the booth would not have been
 possible."
 
     Project EAR has performed over 600 hearing tests and has fit over
 150 hearing aids in the Dominican Republic since its founding.
 
     About The Limited, Inc.
     The Limited, Inc., (NYSE:   LTD; London) through Express, Lerner New York,
 Lane Bryant, Limited Stores, Structure and Henri Bendel, presently operates
 2,820 specialty stores.  The Company also owns approximately 84% of Intimate
 Brands, Inc. (NYSE:   IBI), the leading specialty retailer of intimate apparel,
 beauty and personal care products, sold through 2,390 stores under the
 Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works and White Barn Candle Co. brands.
 
     About BAX Global
     BAX Global (NYSE:   PZB) is a $2.1 billion transportation and supply chain
 management company offering mode neutral logistics management for
 business-to-business shippers through a global network of over 500 offices in
 123 countries.  In North America, BAX Global offers guaranteed and standard
 delivery to every major North American business community in addition to
 international distribution and customs compliance worldwide.
     BAX Global's press releases are available by fax by calling Company News
 On-Call, 800-758-5804, ext. 117050.  For a complete listing of BAX services
 visit the World Wide Web at http://www.baxglobal.com.
 
 SOURCE  BAX Global Inc.

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