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The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc.
The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. Reports Consolidated February Sales Up 18 Percent; Consolidated Comparable Store Sales Up 5 Percent
SECAUCUS, N.J., March 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:PLCE) today announced sales of $133.8 million, for the four-week period ended March 3, 2007, an 18% increase compared to sales of $113.8 million for the four-week period ended February 25, 2006. Due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2006, February 2007 comps are compared to the four week period ended March 4, 2006. On that basis, consolidated comparable store sales increased 5% versus 3% last year. During February, the Company closed one Children's Place store.
Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc.
Pacific Sunwear Announces February Sales
ANAHEIM, Calif., March 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSUN) today reported that total sales for the four weeks of fiscal February ending March 3, 2007 were $89.8 million, an increase of 1.2 percent over total sales of $88.7 million during the same period last year. Total Company same-store sales decreased 5.7 percent during the same period. By concept, PacSun same-store sales decreased 3.5 percent and demo same-store sales decreased 14.7 percent compared to the same four week period last year.
athenahealth to Present At 27th Annual Cowen and Company Healthcare Conference
WATERTOWN, Mass., March 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- athenahealth, Inc., the premier provider of web-based services, knowledge, and software for medical practices, today announced that Carl B. Byers, chief financial officer of athenahealth, will present at Cowen and Company's 27th Annual Healthcare Conference at 8:30 A.M. ET on Monday, March 12, 2007. The conference is being held at the Marriott Copley Place, in Boston.