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April 5, 1994 | Jack Searles
Ventura County's only entry on the Fortune 500 list, Amgen Inc., moved up 22 notches in the 1994 ranking of America's largest industrial corporations. The Thousand Oaks biotechnology concern placed 304th on this year's list, up from 326th in 1993. In sales, which determine a company's ranking, Amgen reported $1.306 billion last year, a 24% increase over 1992. In other categories, the concern ranked 63rd in profits ($383.3 million), 229th in assets ($1.
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BUSINESS
March 29, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
For the first time, California edged out New York as home to more of the nation's 500 biggest industrial companies than any other state, Fortune magazine reported. California is home to 48 companies in the 1993 edition of the magazine's annual ranking of the top 500 corporations, with previous leader New York falling to third with 43.
BUSINESS
March 29, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
For the first time, California edged out New York as home to more of the nation's 500 biggest industrial companies than any other state, Fortune magazine reported. California is home to 48 companies in the 1993 edition of the magazine's annual ranking of the top 500 corporations, with previous leader New York falling to third with 43.
BUSINESS
March 29, 1994 | MICHAEL FLAGG
Rockwell, the highest-ranking Orange County company on the Fortune 500, had dropped again when the annual listing of the nation's biggest industrial companies was released Monday. Rockwell, the giant technology conglomerate based in Seal Beach, dropped slightly to 45th place from 43rd, with $10.8 billion in revenues. Rockwell makes products for the aerospace, automobile and telecommunications businesses. It was in 35th place two years ago with revenues of more than $12 billion.
BUSINESS
September 29, 1993 | From Associated Press
And you thought your boss was tough. T. J. Rodgers, head of Cypress Semiconductor, holds up paychecks if his vice presidents don't do evaluations on time, Fortune magazine reported. Linda Wachner, chief executive officer of Warnaco, once kept an executive waiting three days, then dismissed him after a two-minute meeting, the magazine said. Steve Jobs of Next Computer has addressed workers in a way that family newspapers could only describe thus: "!$&?+!%/;)!" In its Oct.
BUSINESS
July 22, 1993
Eight California-based companies--three in Southern California--are on Fortune magazine's new list of the nation's 25 fastest-growing companies. They are ranked by percentage of compounded annual sales growth over three to five years. Sales are for the last four quarters available, through June 30, in millions of dollars: Growth Sales Rank Company, location (percent) (millions) 1 Wellfleet Comm.; Billerica, Mass. 243 $148.7 2 BE Aerospace; Wellington, Fla. 207 198.
BUSINESS
June 11, 1993
The oil-rich Sultan of Brunei and the Walton family of Wal-Mart fame led the list of Fortune magazine's annual ranking of the world's wealthiest people. Americans dominate the domain of billionaires with 26 individuals or families on the list of the richest 101. Wealth* Rank Name (billions) 1 Sultan of Brunei $37.0 2 Walton family $23.5 3 Mars family $14.0 4 Minoru Mori, $13.0 Akira Mori 5 Samuel I. Newhouse Jr., $10.0 Donald Newhouse, & family Publications 6 King Fahd $10.
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