May 23, 1989
Rich Kullback was named vice president-merchandising for Dak Industries in Canoga Park. Kullback recently sold his partnership in Golden Crown Marketing and on April 24 joined Dak, which sells consumer electronics.
March 4, 2007
Regarding "Costco halts liberal electronics return policy," Feb. 28: The woman who vowed never to purchase electronics at Costco again because she had to wait 20 minutes to return a TV she bought three years ago, she's lucky they took it back at all. Please, save your indignation for social injustices, not your nearly thwarted attempt to get a new TV for free. Scott Posner Rancho Park
December 15, 1987 |
Ralph E. Hawes, who has been promoted to a new position as head of General Dynamics' missiles and electronics operations in the Los Angeles and San Diego areas, has spent more than 30 years with the U.S. weapons contractor. Effective Jan. 1, Hawes, 56, will become executive vice president-missiles and electronics.
July 3, 2009 |
Best Buy Co., the world's largest electronics retailer, is building a customer-service team that will use Twitter to answer questions about products to help increase sales. Starting July 19, Best Buy's "Twelpforce" will search Twitter posts to find people seeking information about flat-panel televisions and other electronics, Chief Marketing Officer Barry Judge said. More than 500 employees at stores and at the company's Richfield, Minn. headquarters are signed up to participate, he said.
June 2, 1987 |
Boeing Co. said Monday that it would purchase ArgoSystems Inc., a defense electronics company, for about $275 million, giving it a much larger stake in the growing field. ArgoSystems, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., manufactures sophisticated radar and communications systems, mostly for the Navy. It will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Boeing. "ArgoSystems is a clear leader in its field.
March 4, 2014 |
Beleaguered electronics retailer RadioShack Corp. reported its fourth-quarter store sales were down 19% compared to last year and that it would close up to 1,100 underperforming stores, the Fort Worth company said Tuesday. " Our fourth-quarter financial results were driven by a holiday season characterized by lower store traffic, intense promotional activity particularly in consumer electronics, a very soft mobility marketplace and a few operational issues," RadioShack chief executive Joseph C. Magnacca said. The company's fourth-quarter revenue was down 20%, slumping to $935.4 million compared to nearly $1.2 billion during the same period last year, RadioShack reported. It also reported a net loss of $191.4 million for the fourth-quarter, its eighth consecutive quarterly loss.