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Blyth, Inc. Reports 1st Quarter Sales and Earnings
GREENWICH, Conn., June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leading designer and marketer of home fragrance and home decor products, today reported that Net Sales for the first quarter ended April 30, 2006 declined approximately 4% to $327.5 million compared to $342.8 million for the prior year period. Foreign exchange had a 2 percentage point unfavorable impact on first quarter Net Sales. International sales represented 37% of total sales in the first quarter this year and last year.
Web Analytics Association
Web Analytics Association Elects 2006-2007 Board of Directors
WASHINGTON, June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- WASHINGTON The Web Analytics Association (WAA), the not-for-profit professional organization whose mission is to educate and unite professionals, consultants, and end-users to join as one powerful voice in promoting the value of web analytics worldwide, today announced its slate of officers for the 2006-2007 term. The executive board is Chairman Bryan Eisenberg, President Jim Sterne, Seth Romanow, Treasurer, and Secretary Andrea Hadley.
HEICO Reports Record Quarterly Sales and Operating Income for Fiscal 2006 Second Quarter
HOLLYWOOD and MIAMI, Fla., June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- HEICO Corporation (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI) today reported that net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2006 increased 32% to $7,542,000, or 28 cents per diluted share, from $5,713,000, or 22 cents per diluted share, in the second quarter of fiscal 2005. For the first six months of fiscal 2006, net income increased 41% to $14,291,000, or 54 cents per diluted share, from $10,141,000, or 39 cents per diluted share, in the first six months of fiscal 2005.
Coram, Inc. Named Distributor of Vivitrol
DENVER, June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Coram, Inc., a leading national provider of specialized home infusion and specialty pharmaceutical distribution services, announced today that it has been selected by Alkermes, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALKS), and Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq:CEPH) to be a national provider of Vivitrol(tm), the first once-monthly injectable medication for the treatment of alcohol dependence.
Sentex Sensing Technologies, Inc.
Sentex Sensing Technology, Inc. Resumes Active Trading
CLEVELAND, June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Effective, May 31, 2006, Sentex Sensing Technology, Inc. (OTCBB:SENS), www.sentextech.com, has resumed active trading on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board.
War on Terror Rhetoric 'Painfully Familiar'
SAN FRANCISCO, June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- To San Francisco author Bernard Botes Kruger, the current climate of rising nationalism, detention without trial, prisoner abuse and domestic spying is "painfully" reminiscent of his youth in South Africa, where he was held in solitary confinement in a Pretoria prison for refusal to perform compulsory military service in that country's "terrorist" war. These are some of the themes that readers will discover in his compelling new historical novel, A Battlement of Spears, released by Xlibris.