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SimpleTech to Present at B. Riley & Company Annual Investor Conference In Las Vegas
SANTA ANA, Calif., March 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SimpleTech, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEC) -- a technology leader in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of DRAM- and Flash-based memory solutions and external storage solutions, announced today that CFO Dan Moses will present at B. Riley & Company's Annual Investor Conference. Mr. Moses presents on Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at 12:55 p.m., Pacific. The Conference is being held at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino. SimpleTech's presentation will take place in Titian Room 2206.
SimpleTech Announces Extension to Storage Product Line
HANNOVER, Germany, March 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- CeBIT -- SimpleTech, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEC), a designer, manufacturer and marketer of custom and open-standard memory solutions based on Flash memory, DRAM and hard disk drive technologies, today announced an extension to its SimpleDrive product line with the addition of a 100 GB SimpleDrive Portable External hard drive with improved performance. The 5400 RPM drives increase data transfer rates by 45% and features a new, smaller ruggedized case that provides complete shock mounting of the drive for ultimate reliability. SimpleTech will demonstrate the new SimpleDrive Portable hard drive at CeBit in Hannover, Germany, March 10-16 in Hall 22, Stand B16, Booth C13.
Gold Entertainment Group, Inc.
Gold Entertainment Increases Movie Selection to Over 26,000 Titles
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gold Entertainment Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:GEGP), marketer of the nation's only multi-level, fixed-price DVD rental program, announced today that the Company has expanded the number of feature films available to its customers to over 26,000 titles.
Blyth, Inc. Reports Record 4th Quarter and Full Year Sales and E.P.S.
GREENWICH, Conn., March 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leading designer and marketer of home fragrance and home decor products, today reported that Net Sales for the fourth quarter ended January 31, 2005 increased approximately 3% to $498.8 million compared to $486.4 million a year earlier. Operating Profit for the quarter increased to $65.0 million compared to $38.3 million for the prior year period. Net Earnings for the quarter were $39.2 million versus $20.7 million a year earlier. Diluted Net Earnings Per Share for the quarter were $0.95 per share compared to $0.45 for the same period last year. In the fourth quarter of last year, the Company recorded restructuring and impairment charges of $23.0 million, or $0.30 per share, which resulted primarily from the rationalization and realignment of its North American Wholesale home fragrance business.
National Speakers Association of New England
Keynote Extravaganza Event Celebrates "Infopreneurial" Business Model
NATICK, Mass., March 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tired of the rat race? For today's professional speaker, coach, consultant, and entrepreneur, the 9 to 5 world of traditional Corporate America is a distant memory. As downsizing and layoffs continue to be realities in and around New England, thousands of local professionals have created unique entrepreneurial models, successfully crafting entire businesses and product lines around their own expertise. Among these 'infopreneurs' are professional speakers, consultants, informational marketers, and trainers - many of whom have managed to do extremely well for themselves selling their know-how and expertise to...you guessed it...Corporate America.
Elekta Synergy(R) to Enhance Treatment at Leading Dutch Cancer Institute
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- University Erasmus Medical Centre of Rotterdam -- Daniel den Hoed, a leading center for oncology, both in research and in treatment, has signed a contract to acquire two Elekta Synergy(R), the world-leading system for image guided radiation therapy (IGRT). The linear accelerators will connect to the clinic's multi-vendor environment through Multi-ACCESS(TM), the market leading oncology management system from IMPAC Medical Systems.
World Golf League, Inc.
The WGL Expects Wholesale Membership Revenue to Exceed $12 Million
ORLANDO, Fla., March 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The World Golf League, Inc. (OTCBB:WGFL) announced today that based on the early results of its Wholesale Membership Program, it has forecasted a 35% redemption rate or $12,000,000 in sales for 2005. Several test promotions have generated better than expected results, while the WGL expects to expand the program through additional corporate outlets.