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Business News Archive - April 13, 2007

By Heather Landy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Apr. 13--For three years, Pier 1 Imports executives have struggled to make sense of their company's troubles. They blamed their slowdown on competition from Target Corp. They blamed the war in Iraq.

Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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