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
- A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'