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Mr. Jim's Pizza
Mr. Jim's Pizza Sales Increase Following Product Launch and Branding Campaign
FARMERS BRANCH, Texas, April 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sales are climbing at Mr. Jim's Pizza following the launch of Mr. Jim's new product, Nacho Stix, and the debut of a new branding and advertising campaign. Same-store sales increased for the first two periods of 2006, including a same-store sales increase of 8.1% in the second period. (By comparison, it was reported in the Feb. 8, 2006 edition of the Dallas Morning News that same-store sales at Pizza Hut were down 4% during the first period.) Nacho Stix is a thin crust pizza, loaded with chicken, onion, jalapenos, mozzarella and cheddar cheese and served with salsa or dipping sauce. With the Nacho Stix launch and the new campaign, the first two periods of 2006 resulted in record sales at the 74 Mr. Jim's franchise locations.
The Cooper Companies, Inc.
CooperVision Files Litigation Against CIBA Vision
LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- CooperVision, Inc., the contact lens unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) announced today that on April 10, 2006 it filed suit in federal district court in Marshall, Texas, alleging that CIBA Vision's O2Optix(tm) contact lenses infringe United States Patent Nos. 6,431,706, 6,923,538, 6,467,903, 6,857,740 and 6,971,746, all of which are assigned to CooperVision. CooperVision is asserting two families of patents. One family relates to innovations that control the edge characteristics of certain types of contact lenses. The second family of patents relates to novel designs for certain types of contact lenses, including certain types of toric lenses used to treat astigmatism, the blurring of vision due to an irregularity in the shape of the cornea.
Dell Rating and More from DonHarrold.net
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Risky Market Moves from DonHarrold.net
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