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Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc.
Pacific Sunwear Reports Total July Sales Increase 14.2%, Same Store Sales Increase 4.0 Percent
ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSUN) today reported that total sales for the four weeks of fiscal July, ending July 30, 2005 were $111.1 million, an increase of 14.2% over total sales of $97.3 million during the same period last year. Total Company same store sales increased 4.0% during the same period. By concept, PacSun same store sales increased 4.3% and d.e.m.o. same store sales increased 1.1% compared to the same four week period last year.
Petrosearch Energy Corp.
PetroSearch Energy Sells Blue Ridge Field Property
HOUSTON, Aug. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- PetroSearch Energy Corporation (Pink Sheets:PTSG) ("PetroSearch" and "the Company") announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, TK Petrosearch, L.L.C., has divested its interest in the Blue Ridge Salt Dome Field for approximately $2,140,000. The transaction closed on August 3, 2005, and is effective as of July 1, 2005. The buyer is Kellco Energy, Ltd., an oil and gas firm headed by an individual who previously managed the property for PetroSearch. The sale was the result of an arms-length negotiation with the buyer.
Keystone Automotive Industries
Keystone Automotive Industries Reports Fiscal 2006 First Quarter Results
POMONA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Keystone Automotive Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:KEYS) today reported record sales for its fiscal 2006 first quarter ended July 1, 2005. Net sales for the 13-week 2006 fiscal quarter reached a record $144.8 million compared with $141.1 million last year-- an increase of 2.6 percent. After adjusting for an additional week in the same quarter a year earlier, the increase was 10.5 percent.
Astris Energi Inc.
Astris Energi Secures Fuel Cell Funding From Czech Republic Ministry Of Industry
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Aug. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Astris Energi Inc. (OTCBB:ASRNF), the world's leading alkaline fuel cell (AFC) technology company, announced today that Astris s.r.o., the wholly owned European subsidiary of Astris Energi Inc., received a grant from the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MPO) of the Czech Republic. The funding will be used to subsidize Astris' fuel cell development efforts at its Czech based subsidiary.
Flint Telecom Group, Inc.
Semotus Moves Corporate Headquarters to Larger Facility
LOS GATOS, Calif., Aug. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Semotus Solutions (AMEX:DLK), a pioneer in Wireless Software and Enterprise Mobility Solutions, announced today the move of its corporate headquarters to a new location in Los Gatos, California. Semotus' new corporate headquarters is located at 718 University Avenue, Suite 202, Los Gatos, CA 95032. The new facility is larger and allows Semotus to completely integrate the employees and systems from the recent acquisition of Clickmarks into the same facility.
Aquila Continues to Show Improved Results Compared to 2004; Better Performance in Both Electric and Gas Utilities
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aquila, Inc. (NYSE:ILA) today reported a loss of $.06 per fully diluted share for the three months ended June 30, 2005, or a net loss of $27.2 million, compared to a loss of $.22 per fully diluted share, or a net loss of $43.3 million, for the second quarter of 2004. The 2004 results included earnings of $.12 per share, or $23.8 million net of tax, from discontinued operations. Sales were $407.6 million in this year's second quarter, up from $335.3 million in the same quarter last year.
PracticeXpert Names SVP for Client Relations and Support With Move to Centralized Management of Customer Services
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- PracticeXpert, Inc. (OTCBB:PXPT) announced today that its client relations and support department has centralized management responsibilities in its effort to deliver the highest standards of customer support. The reorganized department, under the leadership of newly appointed Senior Vice President Kevin C. Gilbert, will coordinate PracticeXpert's nationwide customer service team of account managers and support personnel responsible for delivering customer service to PracticeXpert's medical billing, transcription, consulting and software customers.