November 13, 1999 |
The bodies of three men killed when their twin-engine plane crashed into Lake Michigan were recovered Friday, still strapped into their seats inside the plane. The King Air 200 turboprop plunged into the water about 8:30 p.m. Thursday while attempting to take off from Meigs Field, a single-runway airport along the lake and near downtown Chicago. Killed were R. Roydon Ricks of Granger, Ind., an executive for apparel maker Hartmarx Corp.
October 24, 1985
Mary Kelly was promoted to the new position of executive vice president and chief executive of Hastings, the Hartmarx specialty store group in San Francisco, assuming some of the responsibilities of Enzo Belli, previously president of Hastings who was recently named executive vice president and general merchandise manager of Hartmarx Specialty Stores Inc., the retail group subsidiary of Hartmarx Corp., which is based in Chicago.
January 31, 1992 |
Many Hartmarx Stores Drop American Express: Hartmarx Corp. has joined a growing cadre of retailers turning their backs on American Express Co. The Chicago-based clothing manufacturer, which operates 355 retail stores, no longer accepts the American Express card at 205 of its stores with higher-priced merchandise--including Wallachs, Baskins, Barrie Pace Ltd. and Jas. K. Wilson.
August 12, 1987
A. Robert Abboud, a former president and chief operating officer of Occidental Petroleum Corp., has been elected to the board of directors of ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Costa Mesa drug maker. Since 1984, when he left Occidental, Abboud has been president of A. Robert Abboud and Co., an investment company specializing in mergers, acquisitions, corporate restructurings and leveraged buyouts. Before joining Occidental, Abboud was chairman and chief executive officer at both First Chicago Corp.
September 17, 1991 |
Silverwoods, a Southern California retailing institution for 70 years, will close its 18 stores early next year because of slumping sales, its parent company said Monday. The stores--which feature tailored men's and women's business apparel--will be shut down soon after the Christmas season, said General Manager Bruce Amster. The chain's 250 employees will be laid off or relocated. Headquartered in Santa Ana, Silverwoods is a division of Hartmarx Specialty Stores Inc.
June 11, 1990 |
The Supreme Court today made it easier for federal judges to penalize lawyers who file lawsuits determined to be improper or frivolous. The court, voting 8 to 1, ruled against Cooter & Gell, a Washington, D.C., law firm penalized $21,402 for filing an antitrust suit based on research deemed inadequate. The justices said a judge had authority to impose the fine even though the law firm agreed to drop the suit.