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ALCO Stores, Inc.
Duckwall-ALCO Stores Reports July Sales Increase of 4.7 Percent
ABILENE, Kan., Aug. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:DUCK) today announced that its sales from continuing operations for the four weeks ended August 3, 2008 (fiscal month of July) increased approximately 4.7% to $35.4 million compared to $33.8 million in the prior-year month. Same-store sales for the same period decreased 6.0% with fuel and decreased 6.7% without fuel. July results were negatively impacted by the calendar shift of the July 4th holiday. Combined June and July same-store sales decreased 2.1% and 2.4%, respectively.
Ivivi Technologies, Inc.
Ivivi to Release Fiscal First Quarter 2009 Results and Hold Conference Call On August 14, 2008
MONTVALE, N.J., Aug. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Ivivi Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:IVVI), a leader in non-invasive, electrotherapeutic technologies, today announced that management will discuss the Company's results for its 2009 fiscal first quarter ended June 30, 2008, during a conference call scheduled for Thursday, August 14, 2008 at 4:30 pm ET. The Company's financial results for its 2009 fiscal first quarter are scheduled to be released after the market closes on August 14, 2008 and prior to the conference call.
Hooper Holmes, Inc.
Hooper Holmes' Heritage Labs Division Launches New Home Diabetes Test
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug 07, 2008 -- Heritage Labs, a division of Hooper Holmes (AMEX:HH), today introduced the Appraise(R) Home A1c Kit, a new at-home consumer product that measures the average blood glucose level of diabetics and potential diabetics. The Appraise(R) Home A1c Kit provides consumers with an inexpensive and easy-to-use blood test that produces highly accurate and reliable test results equivalent to whole blood tests collected in physicians' offices. It is designed to be safely and easily completed in the privacy of one's home and mailed to the lab. Results are delivered online or in the mail within a few days.