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Business News Archive - April 23, 2009

All financial figures are unaudited and in Canadian dollars unless noted otherwise. Certain financial measures referred to in this document are not prescribed by Canadian generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

GENEVA and STOCKHOLM, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- - Partnership to Bring Workforce Mobility to New Level as Pilot Projects Seek to Eliminate Information Overload, Boost Productivity and Reduce Costs Dramatically SITA, the specialist airline IT provider, and Appear, the leader in context-aware software infrastructure, today announced a partnership which will shortly implement the first-ever context-aware mobile platform for the air transport industry (ATI). Uniquely, this new platform will provide common-use access to ATI applications "on demand" over wireless networks, tackle information overload and allow airlines, ground handlers and other airport customers to escape dependence on manual processes, voice communications and back-office reporting for a wide range of critical operational functions, on an unprecedented scale. For example, the mobile workforce concept enabled by handheld devices allows aircraft turnaround with one duty manager for 4-5 aircraft rather than

Online Ad Recognized as 'Best of Show Rich Media Online Ad', 'Best Automobile Rich Media Online Ad' IRVINE, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelley Blue Book, www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new and used car information, today announces its win with Digitas in the 2009 Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) for Best of Show Rich Media Online Ad and Best Automobile Rich Media Online Ad.

J. Jill Customers Help Women in Need QUINCY, Mass., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty retailer J. Jill has discovered a new trend in shopping that's got real staying power - compassion. In February 2009, J. Jill invited customers throughout the Boston area to bring in their gently used J.

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- It's a challenge you face every year around Mother's Day: Mom never asks for anything, and yet, given all she's done for you, she's incredibly difficult to shop for.

NEW ORLEANS, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: SPN) announced today that it has rescheduled its 2009 first quarter results to now be distributed on Tuesday, April 28, 2009 after the market closes.

WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced results for the quarter ended April 3, 2009.

Listed: TSX, NYSE Symbol: POT SASKATOON, SK, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) today announced first-quarter earnings of $1.02 per share(1), or $308.3 million, our second-highest first quarter ever.

The Iconic Corvette Continues to Dominate America's Love of the Automobile TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In their quest to identify the classic cars of the future, Hagerty is constantly monitoring the pulse of the automotive industry, looking for potential future classics.

DENVER, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Teton Energy Corporation ("Teton") (Nasdaq: TEC) announced today it has signed a Purchase and Sale Agreement for the sale of its 12.5 percent non-operated working interest position in the Piceance Basin in western Colorado to Puckett Land Company for $10.3 million before closing adjustments.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.