Business Briefs

Cocina Linda changes name Cocina Linda restaurant owner Linda Illsley announces that Cocina Linda is now officially Linda’s Local Food Café.The restaurant will no longer be exclusively a Mexican...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

One big customer

Starting this fall, lamb and beef from Ignacio-based Fox Fire Farms will become a rarity in Southwest Colorado as the company works out the final stages of a contract to sell almost all its meat to...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Whole Foods Market’s profit jumps 35 percent in the third quarter

Whole Foods Market Inc. proved that it is good to be a grocer that marches to a different beat, reporting a 35 percent jump in its third-quarter net income and raising its full-year forecast. The...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Data, stock declines point to weakening economy

The stock market is on its longest losing streak since the financial meltdown of 2008, confronted almost every day by fresh evidence that the economy is in serious trouble again.The Dow Jones...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks down for year as concerns increase

NEW YORK – The stock market fell sharply Tuesday because investors have grown increasingly worried about the economy.The Standard & Poor’s 500 – the benchmark for most U.S. mutual funds – lost 2.6...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Medical nonprofit hires program manager Resources for Medical Education and Collaboration has announced the appointment of Mary Nicholson as program manager.RMEC is a nonprofit organization...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Cable companies to give clues on Internet impact

NEW YORK – Are people really canceling cable to watch TV and movies from the Internet?It’s a question that has dogged the pay-TV industry for a year, and a spate of quarterly reports over the next...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Airlines go automatic

Internet and cellphone technologies mean consumers can shop for and buy airline tickets without standing in line, waiting on hold or enlisting the help of a travel agent.Some call that convenient....

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Revisions show deep ’07-’09 recession

WASHINGTON – The 2007-2009 recession, already in the record books as the worst in the 66 years since the end of World War II, was even worse than previously thought.From the start of the recession...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

M-H Builders earns master designations Mantell-Hecathorn Builders Inc. announces owner Greg Mantell-Hecathorn and superintendant Hunter Mantell-Hecathorn have earned their Master Certified Green...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

New-home sales fell 1 percent in June

WASHINGTON – Fewer people bought new homes in June, evidence that the housing market remains weak.Sales of new homes fell 1 percent last month to an annual rate of 312,000, the Commerce Department...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Markets on edge as debt debate drags on

The word of the day in financial markets: Anxious.Stocks fell in volatile trading Friday after a dismal report on economic growth added to a growing sense of unease as the federal government neared...

DATE: July 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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