in the spotlight
Posted by Shirley Brady on April 20, 2011 02:00 PM
Having been lambasted by critics at its annual general meeting last week, BP is acknowledging today's one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion, a tragedy that killed 11 workers and spilled five million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, with a number of public communication efforts.Continue reading...
Posted by Peter Feld on October 20, 2009 08:11 AM
Apple's 47% gain in profits is even better than expected. [NYT]
Coca-Cola earnings fell short. [Reuters]
Pfizer's growth boosted by cost-cutting. [NYT]
First-ever Iranian big box, originally slated to be branded as Carrefour, is now under Carrefour's Hyperstar sub-brand. [FT]
Barnes & Noble introduces the Nook e-reader, with $259 price matching Amazon's Kindle. [NYT]
Regulators veto BBC plan to link iPlayer to ITV and Channel 4 shows. [Times of London]
Toys 'R' Us introduces layaway program to boost holiday sales. [LA Times]
(More headlines: GM's Korea struggles, NYT cutbacks.)Continue reading...