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CDI may appeal U.K. fine

September 30, 2009

CDI Corp.'s (NYSE: CDI) announced its AndersElite subsidiary in the U.K. was fined GBP7.6 million (US$12.1 million) for alleged violation of the U.K.'s Competition Act of 1998. The company said it plans to analyze the decision and will evaluate its options, including a possible appeal. CDI said...


Washington posts lowest jobless rate

September 30, 2009

The Washington metropolitan area reported the lowest jobless rate in August, 6.0%, among all U.S. metropolitan areas with a population of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Oklahoma City, which ranked as the lowest in July, came in second in August at 6.1%. De...


Command Center revenue dips, but sales gaining

September 30, 2009

Command Center Inc. (OTCBB: CCNI.OB) announced today revenue fell 39.9% to $13.2 million in its fiscal third quarter ended Sept. 25 amid the slow economy and closure of eight underperforming stores in the first nine months of 2009. However, average weekly sales of $21,389 per store in September...


Contract watch: Adecco, Clayton

September 30, 2009

Adecco SA's recruitment process outsourcing division announced it received a multi-year contract to provide RPO services for the U.S. operations of Giftcraft Ltd., a marketer of decorative items, jewelry, giftware and more. Giftcraft is based in Brampton, Ontario. Adecco is the world's largest s...


Firm acquires The SURVIS Group

September 30, 2009

American Cybersystems acquired The SURVIS Group, a Stone Mountain GA-based information technology staffing firm, Childs Advisory Partners announced. Terms of the deal were not announced. American Cybersystems is a Tucker GA-based IT services and staffing firm. Childs, an investment banking firm...


Contract watch: Adecco, Clayton

September 30, 2009

Adecco SA's recruitment process outsourcing division announced it received a multi-year contract to provide RPO services for the U.S. operations of Giftcraft Ltd., a marketer of decorative items, jewelry, giftware and more. Giftcraft is based in Brampton, Ontario. Adecco is the world's largest s...


Second-quarter GDP falls 0.7%

September 30, 2009

Real gross domestic product in the U.S. decreased at 0.7% in the second quarter, according to a third estimate released today by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The estimate is an improvement over the second estimate in August of a 1.0% decline. Real GDP fell by 6.4% in the first quarter.


Washington posts lowest jobless rate

September 30, 2009

The Washington metropolitan area reported the lowest jobless rate in August, 6.0%, among all U.S. metropolitan areas with a population of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Oklahoma City, which ranked as the lowest in July, came in second in August at 6.1%. De...


Firm acquires The SURVIS Group

September 30, 2009

American Cybersystems acquired The SURVIS Group, a Stone Mountain GA-based information technology staffing firm, Childs Advisory Partners announced. Terms of the deal were not announced. American Cybersystems is a Tucker GA-based IT services and staffing firm. Childs, an investment banking firm,...


Command Center revenue dips, but sales gaining

September 30, 2009

Command Center Inc. (OTCBB: CCNI.OB) announced today revenue fell 39.9% to $13.2 million in its fiscal third quarter ended Sept. 25 amid the slow economy and closure of eight underperforming stores in the first nine months of 2009. However, average weekly sales of $21,389 per store in September...