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
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.
January 13, 1987 |
Loral Corp. agreed Monday to buy Goodyear Aerospace for $640 million in cash, a deal that will about double the size of New York-based Loral and establish it as the largest independent electronic warfare contractor. Goodyear Aerospace, a subsidiary of Goodyear Tire & Rubber, makes a wide range of defense products, ranging from advanced aircraft electronics to undersea mines. It posted $55 million in pretax earnings on sales of $695 million in 1986.
June 28, 1987 |
At first glance, it might appear that the most valuable cargo in Mark E. Gassei's white Toyota truck are the long rolls of wall covering he carries to show clients. But inside the cab, Gassei--who heads his own home improvement company in Granada Hills--has more than $4,000 in fancy electronic accessories, including an elaborate stereo, a mobile telephone and an alarm to protect the equipment from thieves. "I'm sure all of this stuff would intimidate my mother," Gassei quipped.