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Perfumania Holdings, Inc.
Perfumania Marketing Reports Retail Sales for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2007
SUNRISE, Fla., Nov. 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- E Com Ventures, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECMV) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Perfumania Marketing, reported fiscal year 2007 3rd quarter retail sales of $50.6 million versus $47.9 million in the 3rd quarter of the prior year. On a year-to-date basis, retail sales increased 4.4% to $145.0 million from $138.9 million last year. Year-to-date comparable store sales increased 0.7% compared with a 1.8% increase in the prior year.
Automotive Resources International
ARI Launches Upstream Sales of Surplus Vehicles
MT. LAUREL, N.J., Nov. 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Automotive Resources International (ARI(r)), a leading global fleet solutions provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, has expanded its upstream vehicle remarketing to include the sale of surplus vehicles.
Cree Adds XLamp LED Operations to ISO/TS Certification
DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq:CREE), a leader in LED solid-state lighting components, today announced completion of a successful advancement assessment audit for the company's ISO/TS16949 certification. This year's audit includes the XLamp(r) LED production facility in Durham, as well as the company's LED chip, power and materials manufacturing operations. The ISO/TS certification demonstrates Cree's commitment to high-quality product manufacturing.
The Ensemble Theatre
The Ensemble Theatre Announces Holiday Musical 'The Twelve Ways of Christmas'
HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- In keeping with The Ensemble Theatre's 2007-2008 Season, "Ignite the Passion: Experience The Ensemble Theatre" will ignite the holiday passion with the southwest premiere and holiday musical, "The Twelve Ways of Christmas," written by multi-talented playwright, composer, director and musician, Rev. Carlton Leake. From the world of countless experiences comes this musical wonderland of melodies using the sounds of jazz, rhythm and blues and gospel music along with a message of faith. The play allows the audience to tap into their own perspective of what the holidays offer. The Christmas stories spotlighted are one of a family, a child's Christmas, a military Christmas, the celebration of parranda (the festival Christmas), a spiritual and romantic Christmas. This holiday play enlightens different aspects of what Christmas is and can be to each of us individually.
Baseline Oil & Gas Corp.
Baseline Oil & Gas Accelerates Drilling and Workover Program On Its Texas Properties; Plans to Participate in 20 New Albany Shale Wells Through 2008
HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Baseline Oil & Gas Corporation ("Baseline" or the "Company") (OTCBB:BOGA) announced today that it has made excellent progress regarding development operations, since the closing of its acquisition of natural gas and oil properties located within the Blessing Field in Matagorda County, Texas on October 2, 2007. The acquisition and associated financing transformed Baseline, and provided the Company with better than $15 million of cash at closing. Since early October, Baseline has ramped up activity in both of its 100% owned producing Texas core assets. To date, the addition of 2 drilling rigs and 2 workover rigs have significantly accelerated development operations in both the Blessing Field, as well as the Eliasville Field, located in Stephens County. As regards Baseline's third core asset, a non-operated 17% WI in the New Albany Shale resource play located in southern Indiana, the Company is currently participating with its partners on the completion of an initial group of horizontal wells, and the installation of gathering and compression facilities in order to tie the wells into sales facilities.