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 unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.