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SCAN and SBC Communications Expand Alert Service into Nevada
HOUSTON, March 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sharp Holding Corporation (OTCBB:SHAR) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, SCAN USA Corporation, in connection with SBC Communications (NYSE:SBC) have expanded the availability of the SCAN neighborhood alert program into Nevada.
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Radio Show Travel Expert Stephanie Abrams Challenges Radio Psychologist to Refer Travel Questions to Travel Professionals
NEW YORK, March 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- When radio psychologist Dr. Joy Browne refer callers to therapists, lawyers, accountants and other professionals with capabilities beyond her expertise, one wonders why she attempts to answer travel questions herself, notes travel expert host of "Travel WITH Stephanie Abrams," syndicated nationally on the Business TalkRadio(tm) Network. An unabashed fan of Dr. Joy's show, Abrams admits she is baffled by the psychologist's attempts to use travel analogies and provide travel advice which, Abrams states, "result in misinformation and misconceptions."
Urban Outfitters, Inc.
Urban Outfitters Q4 Earnings(a) Jump 72%
PHILADELPHIA, March 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Urban Outfitters, Inc. (Nasdaq:URBN), a leading lifestyle consumer products company operating under the Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters and Free People brands, today announced record earnings(a) of $31.7 million for the fourth quarter ended January 31, 2005, a 72% increase over the comparable quarter last year. Fourth quarter diluted earnings per share(a) rose to $0.38 this year versus $0.22 in the prior year.
Rail Gourmet signs for Carmen's crew optimization software
GOTEBORG, Sweden, March 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Carmen Systems AB announces that the European rail catering and passenger care company, Rail Gourmet, has signed a long-term rental agreement for the use of the crew optimization software Carmen Crew Pairing and Carmen Crew Rostering, in its Spanish operations.
AND International Publishers NV
AND Digital Maps Power TomTom GO
ROTTERDAM,The Netherlands, March 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- AND Automotive Navigation Data provides detailed digital maps of Central & Eastern Europe to TomTom. These detailed maps are available on TomTom GO, TomTom's all in one car navigation solution, and launched on the CeBIT 2005 in Hannover.AND is the first map supplier to offer a complete local road network of Central & Eastern Europe and full street-level detail for select major cities. The map of 24 countries provides detailed coverage, including vital geographic data such as administrative boundaries and cartographic features. The map is the most detailed map available in the market.
Volvo Penta Secures Order from South Korea
GOTEBORG, Sweden, March 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo Penta has secured an order from South Korea for more than 300 industrial diesel engines. The order is valued at approximately SEK 100 M.