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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.
Delhaize Group Announces Changes to Board of Directors
BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB) (NYSE:DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announced today that its Board of Directors will propose to shareholders at the Ordinary General Meeting, to be held on May 26, 2005, to appoint Messrs. Jacques de Vaucleroy, Hugh Farrington and Luc Vansteenkiste as directors for three years. At the same meeting, three current Directors will be departing from the Board of Directors: Baron de Cooman d'Herlinckhove, Mr. Frans Vreys and Mr. Philippe Stroobant.
Delhaize Group Reports 2004 Results
BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels:DELB) (NYSE:DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announced today its 2004 results. The Group also announced it has reached a binding agreement to acquire the Belgian supermarket chain Cash Fresh, reinforcing its Belgian position with 43 stores.
Crucell and DSM Announce PER.C6 Licensing Agreement with JCR Pharmaceuticals for Protein Production
LEIDEN, The Netherlands, March 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext: CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) and allied contract manufacturer DSM Biologics announced today that they have signed a PER.C6(R) research license agreement with leading Japanese pharmaceutical company JCR Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. This license agreement allows JCR to use the PER.C6(R) cell line for production of certain recombinant therapeutic proteins.