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Universal Express, Inc.
Universal Express Announces Gift Card Distribution Agreement with InComm
NEW YORK, March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Universal Express, Inc. (OTCBB:USXP) has entered a five-year exclusive gift card distributor agreement with InComm, Inc., a national leader in point of sale activation (POSA) processing, for placement of Universal Express' international floral association gift card within InComm's 22,000 merchant partner retail stores in North America. The $50 floral gift cards will be launched by April 1st 2004, and InComm has agreed to an initial placement of 500,000 cards to its Merchant Partners with a retail value of $25 million. This agreement also allows Universal Express to distribute InComm's numerous POSA products through its own distribution network.
Cycle Country Plows Up Sales Growth in February
MILFORD, Iowa, March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cycle Country Accessories Corp. (AMEX:ATC), the outright leader in developing and manufacturing select custom-fitting accessories for the all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and other diversified industry products, announced February sales exceeded the board approved budget by 90% or $1,822,059 compared to $961,296. The extraordinary results are being contributed by the company's sales of over $1,000,000 in snowplow blades, up 241% compared to February of 2003. Cycle Country's impressive growth rate continues to surpass last year's actual results.
Ofek Capital Corp.
Q1 Revenues Increase 23% from Q1 2003 for Ofek Capital's AJM Leasing
TORONTO, March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ofek Capital Corp. (Pink Sheets:OFCC) announces that its wholly owned operating subsidiary, AJM Leasing, has recorded a 23% increase in its first quarter revenues from First Quarter 2003, and a 35% increase in Net Income. AJM reported First Quarter revenues of $611,736 compared to 2003's First Quarter of $496,355. First Quarter 2004's Net Income was $22,040 versus First Quarter 2003's Net Income of $16,325.
Press release from Skandia's nominating committee
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skandia's nominating committee proposes that the Annual General Meeting on 15 April 2004 elect Bernt Magnusson to Skandia's board (new election), and also recommends that he be appointed as Chairman of the Board. Further, the Committee proposes that Bjorn Bjornsson be re-elected to the Board and recommends that he be appointed as Vice Chairman of the Board.
Cal-Bay International, Inc.
Cal-Bay Controls, Inc. Agrees to Sell EPCON Industrial Products
TUSTIN, Calif., March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cal-Bay Controls, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cal-Bay International, Inc. (OTCBB:CBYI), has recently reached agreement with EPCON Industrial Systems, Inc. of Conroe, Texas to serve as a sales representative for EPCON products in Southern California.
21st Century Technologies, Inc.
21st Century Technologies, Inc. Officials Enjoy Warm Reception In Washington
LAS VEGAS, March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Returning from a successful trip to Washington, D.C. packed with nearly two-dozen high level meetings, officials from 21st Century Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:TFCT) are finalizing its efforts for federal procurement. Company officials were impressed with the level of enthusiasm they received from elected officials. "Once they saw our product demonstration, officials were wondering aloud how such technology hasn't been utilized in multiple safety and leak prevention applications," reminisced Kevin Romney, general manager of 21st Century. "They were awed by its simplicity, easy application and seal power."
World Golf League, Inc.
The World Golf League Reports Preliminary Media Results
ORLANDO, Fla., March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The World Golf League, Inc. (OTCBB:WGFL) announced today that results for its first three weeks of television advertising has exceeded expectations. New memberships are up 600% from the same period last year and Web traffic has increased 900% from the same period in 2003.