Business News Archive - September 03, 2008

Reports that sales of organic food and drink are sliding, after several years of very healthy growth, suggest the credit crunch has forced customers to re-think their spending priorities.

A Major renovation of Skidby Mill is set to start next week. The cap and four sails of the 187-year-old mill will be removed as part of the work, giving visitors the rare opportunity to see them on the ground.

Regen sw the region's agency on renewable energy development, points out to the Government the economic benefits in backing the development of wind farms on land or sea.

By Stephen Foley As Lehmans talks to Korea Development Bank about a potential $6bn cash injection, Stephen Foley looks at the range of options the one- time bastion of Wall Street has in its battle to remain independent Business Analysis Senior executives at Lehman Brothers have been dusting off their Korean phrase books again, as the on-off talks with the country's state-owned bank appeared to be back on.

Eight airports have received grants through the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission's Capital Improvement Program. The Ardmore Municipal Airport was awarded a $80,500 grant for the installation of high-intensity runway lights along the primary runway that is under construction.

By Graeme Demianyk The founder of the country's leading organic vegbox business has blamed "short-term, attention-grabbing" measures by supermarkets for a slowdown in the sector.

By Heather Caliendo Just as pop culture caught onto the green and health-conscious movement, the nation's economy took a beating. Health food stores offer organic and natural foods, which traditionally come at a higher price.

The Coca-Cola Company announced today its intention to make cash offers to purchase China Huiyuan Juice Group Limited, a Hong Kong listed company which owns the Huiyuan juice business throughout China.

By Courtney Blanchard Semi-trucks rolled down Main Street, followed by marching bands and tractors. Sheet metal workers passed out candy to children sitting on the curb.

Almost seven years after a terrorist attack felled the World Trade Center's twin towers in New York, work began Tuesday on a memorial to those who died. Steel for the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum began arriving in Lower Manhattan last Thursday, The New York Times reported.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.