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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.
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BUSINESS
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
BUSINESS
August 27, 1985
The Los Angeles investment firm, headed by former Financial Corp. of American head Charles W. Knapp, said it has acquired an option to purchase 23% of Mineba Co. Ltd. of Japan, a maker of miniature bearings and electronic parts. Trafalgar Holdings said it wants to acquire either Mineba or Sankyo Seiki, another Japanese electronics company that currently is a takeover target of Mineba. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
BUSINESS
July 3, 2009 | Times Wire Reports
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.
BUSINESS
June 2, 1987 | From Reuters
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.
BUSINESS
June 28, 1987 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., Times Staff Writer
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.
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