The week that was
SkillSoft PLC (SKIL) reported profit of $1.4 million, or 1 cent a share, for the quarter ended July 31. The company lost $53.2 million the same time last year, though $44 million of that was due to a legal settlement. Sales were $50.6 million for the second quarter, a 12.1 percent increase over last year … Brookstone Company Inc. (BKST) has filed suit in U.S. District Court against a New York man, charging him with trademark infringement, unfair trade and violating federal “cybersquatting” law. Brookstone says it registered the URL hard-to-find-tools.com in 1999, and later learned that the man had registered the same slogan, without the hyphens, “hardtofindtools.com.” The man’s site was registered in 1999, but did nothing with it until this summer, when he established an online mail-order tool business, the suit states … Enterasys Networks (ETS) has announced that Lori B. Hannay has been promoted to vice president, human resources … StockerYale Inc. (STKR) has named Richard P. Lindsay executive vice president and chief financial officer. Lindsay recently served as CFO of The Boston Beer Company well as director of international business development.