From September 2006 - Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry's pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce -- and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness.
WATERLOO- ARISE Technologies Corporation which is dedicated to becoming a leader in high-performance, cost-effective solar technology commented on its 2008 financial results and the outlook for 2009. It also announced that it plans to release its year-end and fourth-quarter 2009 financial results after the close of the Toronto Stock Exchange on Monday, March 9.
BankCard Source to resell the RDM Image and Transaction Management System (ITMS) suite of electronic check conversion software products
WATERLOO- RDM Corporation, a leading developer of specialized software and hardware products for electronic payment processing, announced today that it had reached an agreement with BankCard Source, headquartered in Apex, North Carolina, to resell RDM's electronic check conversion software and hardware products.
Finding and keeping good, young talent can be challenging for any business. And in today's economy, the next generation can hold the key to boosting your bottom line. Most new graduates are eager to showcase their talents in the workplace, have not picked up bad working habits from years of experience at another firm, and are excited to take on new, challenging responsibilities. While there are many benefits to hiring Millennial employees (also called Gen-Y), keeping them motivated and happy requires different techniques compared to past generations.
Hamilton - McMaster's United Way Campaign has exceeded its 2008 target, bringing in $216,870.10 for the United Way of Burlington and Greater Hamilton. In times of economic peril, this is call for a celebration.
Toronto - It's no secret across University of Toronto campuses that our faculty is topnotch, but TVO has also recognized the quality of teaching at the university by naming four U of T professors among the top 10 finalists for their annual Best Lecturer competition.
Includes first-in-Canada coverage for Acquired Brain Injury and ground-breaking long-term care conversion option
TORONTO - For Canadians who want to protect their savings from the financial impact of a serious illness, Sun Life Financial has taken a leadership role with innovative enhancements to its Critical Illness Insurance product that are unique to the industry.
TORONTO - Mercedes-Benz Canada reported that a total of 1,178 Mercedes-Benz vehicles were delivered to customers in January, representing a 10.3% increase compared to January 2008 and the best January ever for the Mercedes-Benz brand.
Dearborn, Michigan - Ford, Lincoln and Mercury sales were down 39 percent in January versus a year ago, however, Ford Motor Company sales analyst George Pipas says, Ford F-Series Truck and Fusion mid-size sedan, paced Ford to a fourth consecutive month of retail market share increases.
AJAX - Volkswagen Canada has announced that its sales totalled 1,893 new units for January 2009, a slight decrease of 1.6% compared to January 2008. Sales of Volkswagen's compact and fuel-efficient Jetta Sedan and Wagon models were well ahead of January of last year with an increase of 110.6%.
TORONTO - Laura Formusa, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hydro One Inc. announced today the appointment of Sandy Struthers to the position of Chief Financial Officer effective February 12, 2009. Mr. Struthers joined Hydro One in 2000 as a Director in the Finance area and has held a number of progressive positions in Finance, including Director, Financial Strategy and Director, Merger & Acquisitions Finance.
Waterloo - In a time of economic uncertainty, students and graduates of local post-secondary institutions can find employment opportunities by meeting with employers who seek their skills. It happens at the annual University/College Job Fair - the largest event of its kind in Canada.
TORONTO - On Friday, February 6, 2009, York University's Osgoode Hall Law School and Schulich School of Business will launch the Jay and Barbara Hennick Centre for Business and Law, a unique interdisciplinary centre of excellence that will promote and develop joint business and law scholarship, education and outreach, and contribute to Canada's success in today's global economy.
Drivers embrace Toyota's more power, less fuel, made-in-Canada value
TORONTO - Canadians drove away in 9,681 Toyota models, up 0.3 per cent to set a new January record for the brand. This included 3,806 Toyota trucks, up 7.8 per cent to set a new January record for the division.
TORONTO - Honda produced its 20-millionth automobile in North America based on January 2009 production totals to be released this week. Of that number, nearly 25 per cent were manufactured in Canada by the Honda of Canada Mfg. assembly plants in Alliston, Ontario. Honda began local North American auto production in Marysville, Ohio, in 1982, and in Alliston, Ontario, in 1986(1).
TORONTO - Honda Canada Inc. reported combined January sales of 7,559 units by its Honda and Acura divisions, a 37% decrease year-over-year. The Honda Automobile Division reported January sales of 6,460 units, down 39% from last year. The Acura Division reported November sales of 1,099 units, down 26% over last year.
Planned Consumer Purchases Also Subject to Employee Sentiment Toward Organization
WAYNE, Pa. The Kenexa Research Institute (KRI) recently examined employees’ opinions of their employer and current work situation and the impact on their personal financial situation and stated intentions regarding purchasing behaviors.
Jim is a small business owner who's been watching the economy evaporate in front of his eyes. Stress isn't the word to explain how he feels. With his wife staying at home to raise their youngest child, his business bears the entire financial burden of funding their mortgage and lifestyle.
Acquisition Creates World's Largest Payment Routing Data Provider
LONDON, UK - Accuity, the global leading provider of payment routing data, AML screening software and services, today announced that it has acquired 100% of London-based CB.Net, a reference data provider for the global banking community. The acquisition, which is effective immediately, brings together two of the world's largest payment data providers.
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