Business News Archive - January 05, 2006
Deep December discounts lured holiday shoppers and pushed sales slightly ahead of modest expectations, top U.S. retailers reported on Thursday, but a disappointing profit forecast from Wal-Mart raised concerns about the vital fourth quarter.
Word of the Day
- A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").