Alco Stores Inc. reported a net loss of $8.1 million in the first quarter of its fiscal year, up from a loss of $1.7 million in the year-ago period, amid an elimination of a tax benefit.
Starving the Energy Monster
There are one and a half million commercial buildings in the U.S. Less than 10% of them have energy management systems.
A report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas said that job cuts announced by U.S. employers increased in October from the same month last year.
The Penn Traffic Co. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its wholesale-business segment...