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ALCO Stores, Inc.
Duckwall-ALCO Stores Reports March Sales
ABILENE, Kan., April 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:DUCK) today announced that its sales from continuing operations for the five weeks ended April 3, 2005 (fiscal month of March) increased approximately 5.8% to $37.6 million, compared with $35.5 million in the prior-year month. The 20 stores previously announced as closing, along with other stores where the decision has been made to close them by the end of the 1st quarter are excluded from sales from continuing operations.
San Antonio Technology Center Installs FaceKey's Biometric System for High Level Security
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- FaceKey Corporation (Pink Sheets:FEKY), a biometrics technology provider that specializes in security and access control, announced that the Company has installed its Standard Biometric Access Control system in the Server Co-location Facility of the San Antonio Technology Center (SATC). The system uses fingerprint recognition in combination with a keypad to monitor and secure user access.
SimpleTech to Webcast Conference Call Discussing First Quarter 2005 Results
SANTA ANA, Calif., April 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SimpleTech, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEC) today scheduled its earnings release and an open Webcast conference call to discuss its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2005. A news release discussing the company's performance during this quarter will be issued just after the market close on May 4, 2005. The Webcast conference call will take place that same day at approximately 1:30 p.m., Pacific/4:30 p.m., Eastern.
XMPie Announces Successful Completion of Planned Role Changes in Top Management
NEW YORK, April 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- XMPie(r), the leading provider of software for dynamic publishing, today announced the appointment of Eyal S. Goldwerger to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Goldwerger was the company's Chief Operating Officer. XMPie's Founder and CEO Jacob Aizikowitz will become Chairman of the Board and assumes the new executive position of Chief Technology Officer. The move reflects XMPie's strategy to expand its global sales, distribution, and strategic partnerships.
Publication Fortis Annual Report 2004
BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Fortis Annual Report 2004 is available on the Internet as of today. The interactive version of the report on www.fortis.com gives rapid access to information and comprises a modified search, print and e-mail function. The Fortis Annual Report consists of three sections -- Annual Review, Annual Accounts and Statistical Review. The Annual Review and Annual Accounts are available in Dutch, English and French. The Statistical Review is available only in English.