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Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Hooked on Phonics Selects Bridgeline Software to Power New eCommerce Initiatives
BOSTON, Sept. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridgeline Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLSW), a developer of SaaS-based web application management software and award-winning web applications, announced today that Hooked on Phonics, operated by Smarterville Productions, LLC, a leading creator of educational products, has selected Bridgeline to redesign and redevelop its marquee web properties, www.hookedonphonics.com and www.shopgpn.com. Through the deployment of Bridgeline's proprietary state-of-the-art, .NET-based eCommerce system, Hooked on Phonics looks to improve their online store capabilities and increase existing eCommerce sales. Bridgeline's solution provides an easy to use, feature-rich platform that allows store owners to personalize product offerings, improve marketing effectiveness and leads, and offer value-added services that generate more satisfied online customers. Additionally, by utilizing Bridgeline's teams of design, usability testing, and search engine optimization experts, Hooked on Phonics seeks redeveloped web properties and an integrated eCommerce system that are intuitive, easy to find, and conversion oriented.
ALCO Stores, Inc.
Duckwall-ALCO Stores Reports August Sales
ABILENE, Kan., Sept. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:DUCK) today announced that its sales from continuing operations for the four weeks ended August 31, 2008 (fiscal month of August) were flat at $35.7 million compared to $35.7 million in the prior-year month. Same-store sales for the same period decreased 11.1% with fuel and decreased 11.7% without fuel. Approximately two-thirds of the same-store sales decline was due to not repeating costly prior year promotions. The underlying same-store sales decrease is consistent with the low single digit decline of the most recent quarter.
Triangle Capital Corporation
Triangle Capital Corporation Announces Updated Investor Presentation is Available On Its Corporate Website
RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Triangle Capital Corporation (Nasdaq:TCAP) ("Triangle" or the "Company"), a leading specialty finance company that provides customized financing solutions to lower middle market companies located throughout the United States, announced today that the Company has posted an updated investor presentation on its corporate website. Included in this presentation is a current business overview, including pro forma cash and debt positions as of September 1, 2008, annualized yield information based on the Company's recently closed investments and potential yield information based on certain assumptions for future investments. Interested investors may view the presentation at http://ir.tcap.com/events.cfm.