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
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'