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Business News Archive - March 19, 2008

By Franchetti, Matthew METHOD DELIVERS RESULTS FOR THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has a number of tools at its disposal to ensure that letters and packages get from Point A to Point B on time and in one piece.

Nike has said that it has been facing a lot of problems with manufacturing in China with suppliers giving falsified documents, underage workers and unpaid wages topping the list, Reuters stated in its report.

Allegheny Energy (NYSE: AYE), today announced that it has completed a $105 million construction project to reduce emissions at its 1,300-MW Pleasants Power Station located in Willow Island, W.Va.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'