January 17, 1997 |
General Electric Co. said Thursday that fourth-quarter earnings rose 11% on double-digit revenue growth at NBC, GE Capital and its appliance and power-system divisions. Earnings reached a record $2.07 billion, or $1.26 a share, from $1.87 billion, or $1.12, for 1995's fourth quarter. The per-share earnings match the $1.26 average estimate of analysts. Revenue rose 16% to a record $22.99 billion from $19.75 billion. Fairfield, Conn.
August 8, 1996 |
Eastman Kodak Co. filed a complaint with the Japan Fair Trade Commission on Wednesday asking the agency to take enforcement action against its archrival, Fuji Photo Film Co., for allegedly blocking sales of Kodak film in Japan. The Rochester, N.Y.-based photo company has been locked in a yearlong trade battle with Fuji over access to the Japanese film market. The dispute came to a head June 13 when the U.S.
September 12, 1995 |
Kinko's Inc., based in Ventura, has agreed to buy $50 million worth of color-adding copiers from Eastman Kodak Co. over the next five years, Kodak has announced. Eastman Kodak, based in Rochester, N.Y., said it will install an undisclosed number of its ImageSource 110 copiers in Kinko's copy stores nationwide. The unit lets customers add color to black-and-white documents.
August 1, 1995 |
Even as the U.S. and Japanese governments were making peace overtures Monday on trade, the two nations' top film manufacturers traded exceptionally bitter charges and accused each other of unethical business behavior. At a news conference marked by a level of harshness rarely seen in Japan, Minoru Onishi, president of Fuji Photo Film Co., accused Eastman Kodak Co. of basing a high-profile trade complaint against his firm on "complete fabrications."