America's smallest businesses shed another 12,000 workers last month, extending a two-year streak in which job losses have mounted every month, according to a report released Wednesday by payroll processor ADP.
Atlanta-based United Parcel Service (UPS) announced diluted earnings per share of $0.75 for the fourth quarter of 2009, above the company's original guidance of $0.58 to $0.65 per share, due in large measure to strong performance by its international segment. That segment saw volume growth, a substantial gain in operating profit and improvement to a 16.7 percent operating margin.
POWER A, a leading manufacturer of licensed retail consumer electronics accessories and the consumer products division of Bensussen Deutsch & Associates Inc. (BDA), Woodinville, Wash., announced the appointment of John Moore as divisional vice president of product development and marketing.
The Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF), Irving, Texas, announced it will award $100,000 in college scholarships in 2010. PPEF will make awards in the following categories:
The Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York Inc. (SAAGNY), Woodcliff Lake, N.J., announced the PROMOTIONS EAST University education program for PROMOTIONS EAST 2010, June 6 to 9, in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The WorkflowOne Employee Foundation announced the company has awarded grants to a variety of nonprofit organizations in the Dayton, Ohio community through the generosity of WorkflowOne's local workforce in 2009.
As chief financial officers emerge from the ups and downs of 2009 and shift to a new decade, they reveal a continued up-tick of optimism toward both the U.S. economy and their own companies.
DYR (Design Your Recognition), Boca Raton, Fla., announced the winner of the autographed replica of the framed recognition art presented to General Colin L. Powell at the ASI Orlando keynote speech in Orlando, Fla. earlier this month.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Washington, announced it renewed its two-year partnership agreement with the Minority Business RoundTable (MBRT) to continue joint outreach efforts to minority entrepreneurs.
Wayland, Massachusetts-based iPROMOTEu hosted its sixth annual “Thank You” Reception in Las Vegas during The PPAI Expo. The Beatles, Ed Sullivan and Buddy Holly impersonators provided fantastic entertainment, and Las Vegas showgirls added to the festivities. Steve Slagle, president and CEO of PPAI, extended some words of welcome to the crowd. More than 200 iPROMOTEu affiliates, prospective affiliates, guests, and representatives of some of iPROMOTEu’s leading preferred suppliers attended the event.