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Globalstar Launches Satellite Based Remote Utility Meter Reading Product
MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT), the world's largest provider of mobile satellite voice and data services to businesses, governments and individuals, today announced it has launched a new satellite-based remote automated utility meter reading interface solution designed to communicate with meters located in areas not served by the traditional public landline telephone system. The Company designed the standardized meter reading interface (MRI) after being approached by a number of the electrical utilities in the United States to provide a remote communications solution.
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products
Universal Stainless Reaches Bridgeville Labor Agreement and Revises 2008 Third Quarter Guidance
BRIDGEVILLE, Pa., Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:USAP) announced today that it has reached a new 5-year collective bargaining agreement with the hourly employees at its Bridgeville facility represented by Local 9531 of the United Steelworkers. The new contract maintains the flexible work rule terms and profit sharing incentives contained in the prior agreement
Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc.
Pacific Sunwear Announces September Sales Results; Updates Earnings Guidance
ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSUN) today reported that total PacSun sales for the five weeks of fiscal September ended October 4, 2008 were $91.2 million, a decrease of four percent from total PacSun sales of $95.1 million during the same period last year. PacSun same-store sales decreased five percent during the same period.
The Children's Place, Inc.
The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. Reports September Sales
SECAUCUS, N.J., Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:PLCE) today announced net sales of $160.7 million for the five-week period ended October 4, 2008, a 2% increase compared to net sales of $157.1 million for the five-week period ended October 6, 2007. Comparable store sales were flat compared to a 2% decrease last year. During September 2008, the Company opened two stores and closed one.
CONMED Corporation to Present At the Natixis Bleichroeder Second Annual Hidden Gems Conference
UTICA, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CONMED Corporation (Nasdaq:CNMD), a medical technology company specializing in medical devices for surgical and patient monitoring markets, announced today that the Company will participate in the Natixis Bleichroeder Second Annual Hidden Gems Conference on Monday, October 13, 2008 at 1:30 PM Eastern time. The event will be held in New York City at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.