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The Children's Place, Inc.
The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. Reports July and Second Quarter 2008 Sales
SECAUCUS, N.J., Aug. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:PLCE) today announced sales of $105.6 million for the four-week period ended August 2, 2008, a 7% increase compared to sales of $99.0 million for the four-week period ended August 4, 2007. Comparable store sales for July were flat compared to a 3% decrease in July 2007. For the second quarter ended August 2, 2008, total sales increased 16% to $338.0 million. Comparable store sales for the second quarter increased 9% compared to a 1% decrease for the second quarter of 2007.
Community Foundation for the National Capital Region
The Partnership for Prince George's County Awards More Than $149,000 in Inaugural Grants
LANDOVER, Md., Aug. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Prince George's Community Foundation, a regional affiliate of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, announced today that The Partnership for Prince George's County will award a total of $149,335 in first-ever grants to 10 nonprofit organizations serving the residents of Prince George's County, MD.
LINN Energy, LLC
Linn Energy Announces Record Results in Second Quarter 2008
HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Linn Energy, LLC (Nasdaq:LINE) announced today financial and operating results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2008 and its outlook for the remainder of the year. The Company highlights the following:
Conn's, Inc. Reports Net Sales Results for the Quarter Ended July 31, 2008
BEAUMONT, Texas, Aug. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Conn's, Inc. (Nasdaq:CONN), a specialty retailer of home appliances, consumer electronics, computers, lawn and garden products, furniture and mattresses, today announced its net sales results for the quarter ended July 31, 2008.
Universal Detection Technology
Universal Detection Technology Receives and Completes Contract to Provide Anthrax/Bioterrorism Detection Equipment for the 2008 Beijing Olympics
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Detection Technology (www.udetection.com) (OTCBB:UNDT), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bioterrorism and other infectious health threats and provider of counter-terrorism consulting and training services, reported today that it has received a contract to provide handheld assays for bioterrorism detection for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and has fulfilled the contract by delivering the equipment to Beijing ahead of the Olympic Games. The handheld devices are designed to detect anthrax, ricin, botulinum toxin, plague and SEB's in as little as 3 Minutes.