SOURCE: Stock Market Alerts

February 14, 2008 10:12 ET

Stock Watch: HRAL: February 14, 2008

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MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - February 14, 2008) - Stock Market Alert's performance stock list includes: HearAtLast Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HRAL), ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE: ABD), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL).

Continuing its expansion, HearAtLast Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HRAL) should have investors monitoring stock. Early this morning, the company issued a press release announcing that it's U.S. clinic, located in The Villages in Florida, has generated over $51,509 in gross sales since its grand opening on January 21, 2008, averaging approximately $17,170 in sales per week.

It is important to note that these are gross sales figures and do not include deductions for returns or other applicable allowances. These sales figures exceeded internal projections set forth by the Company's management for their first month in this new location.

Good news for HRAL! According to the press release, the clinic is a product of a joint venture between HearAtLast Holdings, Inc. and Vivatone Hearing Systems LLC, a manufacturer of digital hearing aids. The initial success of this clinic has further validated the Company's plans to open additional freestanding clinics throughout North America in addition to their 18 outlets co-located in Wal-Mart Stores and Sam's Clubs throughout Canada.

The Villages, Florida is America's largest private city with over 70,000 residents over the age of 55. The Villages has 2 town squares, offers its residents their own newspaper, magazine, as well as their own radio station. This renowned retirement community also offers its residents 25 golf courses, 10+ recreational centers, and a host of other amenities such as tennis courts, swimming facilities, and fishing areas.

Continue to watch this company. "We are very pleased with the initial sales generated in this brand new location and we are especially excited to have such success in our first U.S. location," stated Robert Oswald, President of HearAtLast. "Our location in The Villages provides a great parallel to the already successful in-store set up with our outlets within Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT) and Sam's Club locations in Canada," Oswald added.

HRAL closed Wednesday at Fifty-Five cents a share.

HearAtLast Holdings, Inc. owns and operates its wholly owned subsidiary HearAtLast Inc., a chain of hearing stores specializing in the sale of digital hearing aids and testing services. The company develops, owns, and operates hearing aid clinics co-located within select Wal-Mart stores throughout Canada. HearAtLast facilities sell a selection of high quality brand name hearing aids and also offer complimentary screening tests, clinical hearing tests, instant custom MP3 headphones and custom hearing protection. The Company's mission is to consolidate the highly fragmented hearing services industry while providing unparalleled service to the estimated 30+ million hearing impaired individuals throughout North America. After a prescription is approved, the independent on-site audiologists and hearing aid practitioners at HearAtLast utilize a refined process to dispense a hearing aid in about an hour.

Other Stocks of interest yesterday were:

ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE: ABD) up 15.5% on 1.6 million shares traded. ACCO Brands Corporation is a world leader in select categories of branded office products, with annual revenues of nearly $2 billion.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) up 3.6% on 34.4 million shares traded. Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning computers, OS X operating system and iLife and professional applications.

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