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Unique Pizza and Subs
Unique Pizza and Subs Looks to Expand Rapidly in Pittsburgh Market With Projected Sales of $13,285,300 by End of 2007
PITTSBURGH, June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation (PinkSheets:UPZS), a Delaware Corporation, has begun to expand its presence in its home market of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Over the next 60 days, Unique Pizza and Subs will be opening three new locations in Monaca, Wexford and Robinson Township. Unique Pizza and Subs is in various stages of negotiations with numerous prospective franchisees throughout Western Pennsylvania. Unique Pizza and Subs is projecting the opening of 6 (six) new stores and 25 (twenty-five) independent stores converted to UPZSs by the end of 2007 with total sales of $13,285,300.
ALCO Stores, Inc.
Duckwall-ALCO Stores Reports May Sales Increase of 12.9 Percent
ABILENE, Kan., June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:DUCK) today announced that its sales from continuing operations for the four weeks ended May 28, 2006 (fiscal month of May) increased approximately 12.9% to $40.6 million compared with $36.0 million in the prior-year month, and same-store sales increased 8.8%.
Micron Enviro Systems, Inc.
Micron Enviro Finalizes Alberta Oil Sands Agreement
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Micron Enviro Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:MSEV) (Frankfurt:NDD) ("Micron") is extremely pleased to announce that Micron has executed formal documentation in regards to its Oil Sands Limited Partnership. This partnership has now secured four separate Alberta Oil Sands leases that are close to the existing Oil Sands leases held by Connacher Oil and Gas's Great Divide Prospect, as well as to other major Oil Sands projects by Devon, EnCana, and ConocoPhilips. Micron's other acquired Alberta Oil Sands lease consists of two contiguous sections that lie just southwest of the announced Royal Dutch Shell Plc Oil Sands leases which they recently purchased for approximately $400 million.
Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc.
Pacific Sunwear Announces May Sales
ANAHEIM, Calif., June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSUN) today reported that total sales for the four weeks of fiscal May ending May 27, 2006 were $85.1 million, an increase of 5.6 percent over total sales of $80.7 million during the same period last year. Total Company same store sales decreased 2.6 percent during the same period. By concept, PacSun same-store sales decreased 2.2 percent and d.e.m.o. same-store sales decreased 5.0 percent compared to the same four week period last year.
GlobeOp Financial Services
GlobeOp's GoMarkets to Offer BondVision's Platform to Hedge Fund Clients
LONDON and NEW YORK, June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- GlobeOp Financial Services (GFS(sm) or GlobeOp(r)), a provider of fund administration and related support services for hedge funds, fund of funds, and high net worth family wealth offices, announced today that GoMarkets(sm), GlobeOp's electronic trading connectivity platform for its hedge fund clients, has entered into an agreement to offer clients the ability to access BondVision's electronic trading platform. Powered by the MTS Group inter-dealer trading platform for European bonds, with average trading volumes of EURO 75 billion in cash and repo, BondVision is a leading multidealer-to-client market in Europe, which allows clients to access price discovery as well as real-time, tradable prices from the leading MTS market makers.