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January 17, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Earl Scheib Selects New Advertising Agency: The Los Angeles-based auto-painting company said it has taken a step to brighten its image and named Eisaman, Johns & Laws of Los Angeles as its ad agency. Annual billings have been estimated at $5 million.
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January 17, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Earl Scheib Selects New Advertising Agency: The Los Angeles-based auto-painting company said it has taken a step to brighten its image and named Eisaman, Johns & Laws of Los Angeles as its ad agency. Annual billings have been estimated at $5 million.
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September 25, 1991
Robert F. Laws, 77, who worked as a radio and television executive before co-founding his own advertising agency in 1959 in Los Angeles. The firm of Eisaman, Johns & Laws is one of the largest independent national advertising agencies in the West. In Glendale on Sept. 16.
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November 3, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Joe Eisaman, 81, who co-founded Eisaman, Johns & Laws, an independent advertising firm in Los Angeles, died of lung cancer at his Beverly Hills home Sunday, said his wife, Karren. Eisaman, who served in the Navy during World War II and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1947, started the agency in Los Angeles with his boyhood friend, Jess Johns. Bob Laws joined the agency later. Among their accounts were Pennzoil Motor Oil, Kahlua, Neutrogena and Pendleton.
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February 24, 1990 | Mary Ann Galante, Times staff writer
If the Van Doren Rubber Co. has its way, Vans Shoes will be stepping out--and making tracks all over the country. The Orange-based maker of the canvas sneakers made popular in the movie "Fast Times at Ridgemont High," has big plans to double its current annual sales of $60 million by May, 1992, said Jerry Gross, executive vice president at Van Doren. To do that, Van Doren is gearing up for a national expansion of Vans Shoes, its line of classic and custom tennis shoes.
BUSINESS
September 30, 1994
The Family Channel made a number of appointments in its affiliate relations area. Mark Solow will handle Southwest affiliate relations; Clay Boudreax, mid-South; Janelle L. Slipp, West; Tim J. Kassick, Rocky Mountain region; Tim Larson, Midwest; Chip Fortier, Southeast; Stan Majkut, mid-Atlantic, and Don Scott, Northeast. * Falcon Holding Group said Jon Lunsford has been named vice president of finance and corporate development. * Martyn S.
BUSINESS
September 19, 1988
Rick Singer says his phony credit cards are just gags. But Visa and American Express aren't laughing. At first glance, Singer's cards resemble Visa, American Express and MasterCard credit cards. A closer look shows they really say Hasta la Vista, American Excess and WasterCard. And the fine print subtly criticizes government spending. Singer claims that his San Diego company, Poligags, has sold 50,000 cards since 1986, mostly to novelty and greeting card stores.
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February 8, 2008 | Jocelyn Y. Stewart, Times Staff Writer
Adrienne A. Hall, who became a leader in the advertising industry at a time when few women held such positions and who later helped create prestigious organizations for high-achieving women, died Feb. 2 in a nursing home in Los Angeles from complications of Lou Gehrig's disease. She was 81. In 1970, Hall and Joan Levine formed Hall & Levine Advertising, which was often described as the first U.S. advertising agency headed by women.
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March 26, 2002 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jim Benson, a retired Los Angeles advertising agency creative director who led numerous national accounts including Pennzoil motor oil, Giorgio fragrances and Cooper tires during a 42-year career, has died. He was 75. Benson died of a heart attack March 15 at his Valencia home. Benson retired as executive vice president and creative director of the former Eisaman, Johns and Laws advertising agency in 1992 after 34 years. The agency, which was founded in 1948 and sold to George Lois Inc.
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April 13, 1986 | ANNETTE HADDAD, United Press International
The days of the "ol' boy" network in the business world have been numbered since some of the nation's most powerful women were brought together four years ago by an entrepreneur for a little "networking" of their own. Adrienne Hall, vice chairwoman of the board of the Eisaman, Johns & Laws advertising agency, and 20 other women founded the Committee of 200 in 1982 to create a network for top-level businesswomen to exchange ideas and share experiences.
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