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Competitive Technologies, Inc.
Competitive Technologies Forms Alliance With NCS Pharmaceuticals
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Sept. 6, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Competitive Technologies, Inc. (AMEX:CTT) announced today that they have formed a strategic alliance with NCS Pharmaceuticals LLC. The Somerset, NJ-based NCS will work with CTT in the therapeutic drug, medical diagnostic, analytical testing and nutraceutical markets. NCS will evaluate the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of selected therapeutic analogues of current or newly acquired technologies in CTT's portfolio.
Newtek Business Services Inc.
Newtek Business Services Acquires Merchant Processing Portfolio From Axeus
NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Newtek Business Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:NEWT) (www.newtekbusinessservices.com) a direct distributor to the small to medium sized business market, has announced that it has purchased a substantial merchant portfolio from Axeus, a leading product and services provider that focuses on innovative technology for small businesses and consumers. This transaction involves approximately 1,000 national retail merchants, and had a purchase price in excess of 2 million dollars. The acquisition was brokered through the consulting firm of The Strawhecker Group.
HealthSport and Enlyten SportStrips to Appear On CNN Medical News
AMHERST, N.Y., Sept. 6, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- HealthSport, Inc. (OTCBB:HSPO) announced today that the company, and its Enlyten(tm) family of products, will be featured on CNN - American Morning Medical News with Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent. The segment will highlight Enlyten SportStrips(tm), an innovative electrolyte replenishment product that delivers essential nutrients to the body in a quick and efficient manner, as part of Dr. Gupta's report on edible film strips as a new drug/active delivery system. The segment will air on CNN American Morning between 7am and 9am EST on Friday, September 7th.
Crown Crafts, Inc.
Crown Crafts Appoints Hallie Delaney as Director of Product Development
GONZALES, La., Sept. 6, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Crafts, Inc. (Nasdaq:CRWS) located in Gonzales, Louisiana today announced the appointment of Hallie Delaney as Director of Product Development. Ms. Delaney comes to the Company with many years of experience working in product development and sourcing positions for companies such as Target Sourcing Services and Bevolo Gas and Electric Lights, Inc. In her new capacity, Ms. Delaney will be working with the current Research and Development team to identify and develop new products and enhance current products for the Company's subsidiaries, Hamco, Inc. and Crown Crafts Infant Products, Inc.