April 7, 1999 |
After an aggressive East Coast expansion, Trader Joe's Co.--the quirky food retailer that stocks everything from vegetarian black bean chili to French feta cheese--will open as many as 15 new stores in the Western U.S., primarily in California. The South Pasadena-based chain has nearly doubled in size during the last five years and now operates about 120 stores, 80 of them in California.
September 1, 1988
Robert L. Sharp has been named vice president for Asian business-Western United States at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. Sharp will transfer to Los Angeles from Tokyo, where he was president of Manufacturers Hanover Trust Bank, a subsidiary of the international banking group.