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Business News Archive - December 18, 2006

TULSA, Okla., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines Maintenance Services and Allegiant Air, a subsidiary of Allegiant Travel Company have signed a four-year comprehensive maintenance agreement, valued at more than $30 million and covering a variety of services.

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Food Holdings, a portfolio company of private equity firm Catterton Partners, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Van's International Foods, Inc., the maker and marketer of Van's Waffles. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holiday season, The Corporate Transportation Group, Ltd., (CTG), is excited to announce a bigger than ever fleet and expanded service to offer relief to busy shoppers and executives.

DALLAS, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- 7-Eleven, Inc. has named UST Inc. and BakeFresh Company, LLC, winners of its 2006 Retailer Initiative Awards. UST is a holding company for its principal subsidiaries U.S.

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.