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Show entries from: January 2012 returned 162 result(s).

Wal-Mart names first woman as Sam's Club CEO

Published: 1/20/2012 4:47:00 PM - Author: none
'BENTONVILLE, Arkansas (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's biggest retailer, said Friday that it has named Rosalind Brewer as CEO of Sam's Club - the first woman and the first African-American to hold a CEO position at one of the company's business units....'

Direct Energy cuts 500 jobs as it moves headquarters from Toronto

Published: 1/20/2012 4:45:00 PM - Author: none
'Direct Energy is cutting 500 jobs in Canada as the company shifts its headquarters to Houston from Toronto in order to concentrate on key growth markets in the northeastern United States and Texas...'

QuickList: December inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

Published: 1/20/2012 4:42:00 PM - Author: none
'Canada's national inflation rate was 2.3 per cent in December, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces and territories. (Previous month in brackets):...'

QuickList: Inflation rates for selected Canadian cities during December

Published: 1/20/2012 4:40:00 PM - Author: none
'Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.3 per cent in December, Statistics Canada says. The agency also released rates for major cities, but cautioned that figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples (Previous month in brackets):...'

CRTC promotes greater use of Internet protocol technology by phone companies

Published: 1/20/2012 4:33:00 PM - Author: none
'The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is changing its policies to encourage big phone companies to adopt Internet protocol technology throughout their networks...'

Toronto remains top performing economy amongst 25 Canadian cities: CIBC report

Published: 1/20/2012 4:31:00 PM - Author: none
'Toronto continues to lead the country in terms of economic momentum thanks largely to steady growth in population, employment and housing starts, according to a survey by CIBC World Markets...'

CEO Poll: How Canada's CEOs see 2012

Published: 1/20/2012 4:29:00 PM - Author: none
CEO Poll: How Canada's CEOs see 2012

Last Respite granted at Apple's Education Event

Published: 1/20/2012 4:26:00 PM - Author: none
'...Apple announcement would be the kiss of death for digital textbook startups like Kno, Inkling and Chegg. Now, it seems as if Apple as well as the three big publishers Pearson, MacGraw-Hill and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt did not plan to attack the college space just yet. ...'

How Twitter Can Benefit Your Business

Published: 1/20/2012 4:21:00 PM - Author: none
'...Large companies have taken to Twitter to improve their customer service initiatives and in many cases, it is working...'

One Step Closer to Fusion Energy

Published: 1/20/2012 4:18:00 PM - Author: none
'French scientists have succeeded in preventing the development of instabilities in plasma needed to run a fusion reactor, which is a potential source of endlessly clean energy for the planet..'
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