Business News Archive - March 02, 2009

LONDON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The current economic crisis has hit the EU Waste Management Market hard and the recycling sector has borne the brunt of the blow.

New Templates Created to Help Small Business Owners Succeed While Saving Their Hard-Earned Money LONG BEACH, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson understands that the current economy may be affecting small business owners and today announced new suites of free, downloadable business templates that include business cards, brochures, business envelopes, CD/DVD labels, fliers, letterhead and other design and color-coordinated materials found at Epson CreativeZone(SM) (EpsonCreativeZone.com, click on "Business" projects along right edge of Home Page). "In light of today's economy and tight business budgets, small business owners need to get creative and search online for free resources that help their marketing," said Denise Shiffman, business consultant and author of The Age of Engage: Reinventing Marketing for Today's Connected, Collaborative, and Hyperinteractive Culture.

Company Announces Expanded Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Application; Aggressive Carbon Footprint Reduction Target; and New Sustainability Organization Led by Its First Chief Sustainability Officer WALLDORF, Germany, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced a long-term strategic focus on sustainability, covering both its own operations and customer solutions for more sustainable business practices.

MOSCOW, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 12, 2009, concurrently with the exhibition "Communication-Expocom-2009," the main event in the field of navigation in Russia is to take place at the CEC Expocentre - an international congress-exhibition project "Navigation systems, technologies and services." The major goal of the project is informing the wide audience both in Russia and abroad of innovation technologies in the field of satellite navigation. Two important activities are to take place at the same time: the Third International Satellite Navigation Forum and the International Exhibition <<Navitech-Expo-2009. The world navigation equipment market is developing rapidly offering navigation services to an ever-growing number of users in the most diversified spectrum of activity spheres In May 2008 a wide-range and representative navigation equipment exposition was formed and successfully demonstrated at the "Communication-Expocom-2008" exhibition.

5,000 Pallets Moved Every Day, Nothing Misplaced Since 2002 PLEASANTON, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Pallet Track Limited, the UK's fastest growing overnight palletized freight distribution network, was awarded Best Use of Digital Technology for its implementation of a wireless network in its new 270,000 square foot hub facility outside Birmingham, England.

High-school Juniors and Seniors Offered Chance to Win Green Prom Makeover in Online Video Contest Judged by Fashion, Beauty and Green Authorities AUSTIN, Texas, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI), in partnership with Teens Turning Green, the national coalition of teens educating peers and community members about safe, healthy, and eco-lifestyle choices, today announces the launch of Project Green Prom, a multi-faceted effort to encourage teens around the country to make thoughtful, earth-friendly decisions and purchases around prom season. "Through Project Green Prom, we hope that teens will realize that small changes in their beauty, fashion, decor, flower and transportation choices can extend beyond prom and into their everyday lifestyle," said Jeremiah McElwee, Senior Global Whole Body Coordinator, Whole Foods Market.

- Mailer obtains postal discount of $900 per week and return on investment within nine months with mail processing technologies from Engineering Innovation and Parascript - BOULDER, Colo., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Parascript, LLC, the image analysis and pattern recognition technology provider, today announced that it has partnered with Engineering Innovation, Inc.

'Significant Improvements' noted for Delta Cargo, Qantas and Qatar Airways, with Washington Dulles, Stockholm, Milan and Shanghai airports jumping up the Index rankings ROSWELL, Ga., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Cargo World, the global news authority on air logistics and freight transport, has unveiled the findings of its fifth annual Air Cargo Excellence (ACE) Survey, which measures carriers and airports on specific criteria and ranks these to identify above or below average performance.

Device also includes new intelligent NAVIGON MyRoutes(TM) feature that learns from individual driving habits CHICAGO, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVIGON, the leading innovator in the navigation market, today announced the next generation of NAVIGON's highly acclaimed 7000-series platform, the NAVIGON 7300T.

NAVIGON 4300T max and 3300 max units pack NAVIGON MyRoutes(TM), Spoken Traffic Updates and Clickable POI features into a sleek and slim 4.3 inch design CHICAGO, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVIGON, the leading innovator in the navigation market, today announced two new widescreen GPS devices, the NAVIGON 4300T max and 3300 max.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).