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April 7, 1989 | From the Baltimore Evening Sun
With an agreement from Pennzoil Co. to pump $18 million into its operation, Jiffy Lube International Inc. has received a 90-day grace period from its lenders to work out its financial problems, the company announced Thursday. The company also said it had laid off 55 employees Wednesday. "I am very pleased and thankful that the lenders and the suppliers are cooperating," said W. James Hindman, president, chairman and chief executive of Jiffy Lube. "It's a much needed boost."
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December 23, 1989 | BRUCE HOROVITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wherever Manuel A. Noriega is hiding, corporate marketing mavens seem to have already found him. Today, a print ad for Jiffy Lube that features an unflattering photo of Panama's ousted leader-on-the-run is scheduled to appear in several West Coast newspapers. And next week, a computer software company in Eugene, Ore., will begin selling a computer game called "Find Noriega!" in which players join CIA agents in "chasing" the deposed dictator. But don't look for Noriega, who is accused in two U.S.
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December 23, 1989 | BRUCE HOROVITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wherever Manuel A. Noriega is hiding, corporate marketing mavens seem to have already found him. Today, a print ad for Jiffy Lube that features an unflattering photo of Panama's ousted leader-on-the-run is scheduled to appear in several West Coast newspapers. And next week, a computer software company in Eugene, Ore., will begin selling a computer game called "Find Noriega!" in which players join CIA agents in "chasing" the deposed dictator. But don't look for Noriega, who is accused in two U.S.
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September 18, 1985
Jiffy Lube International Inc., a chain of quick-service oil change shops, Tuesday announced plans to open 400 garages in the next five years, including 300 in California. The expansion into 11 Western states will be directed by the company's newly created West Coast office in Tustin headed by senior vice president Nicholas A. Greville. Greville joined Baltimore, Md.-based Jiffy Lube in June after 12 years with Midas International Corp.
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July 8, 2004 | Dawn Wotapka, Times Staff Writer
A Santa Monica ad agency thinks the latest advertising hot spot has been around for ages -- but it isn't billboards, buttons or bumper stickers. Try the wheel. AdFleet Advertising US is unveiling advertisements this week that are designed to be mounted on taxicab hubcaps. The patented 16-inch steel disks are affixed to the lug nuts and remain stationary as the wheels turn. They're readable at high speeds, according to AdFleet, and not one has fallen off during extensive testing.
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October 23, 2000 | CHARLES V. ZEHREN, NEWSDAY
From billboards to banners on the Internet, advertisers have used every conceivable space to grab consumers' attention. Now the marketers are taking the first tentative steps toward invading a small, but incredibly valuable, piece of real estate: the screens on wireless hand-held devices. With fear of the competition darkening their hearts and visions of sales dollars dancing in their heads, executives from companies as diverse as distillers Brown-Forman Corp., Starbucks Corp.
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February 12, 1998 | GREG JOHNSON
During the halcyon days following World War II, new car dealers dominated the car-repair industry, performing 70% of all vehicle repairs. But dealers gradually tumbled from favor by sticking with business practices that continue to drive frustrated motorists into garages operated by independent mechanics and savvy mass marketers like Jiffy Lube International Inc. Now, Chrysler Corp. and Ford Motor Co.
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April 7, 1989 | From the Baltimore Evening Sun
With an agreement from Pennzoil Co. to pump $18 million into its operation, Jiffy Lube International Inc. has received a 90-day grace period from its lenders to work out its financial problems, the company announced Thursday. The company also said it had laid off 55 employees Wednesday. "I am very pleased and thankful that the lenders and the suppliers are cooperating," said W. James Hindman, president, chairman and chief executive of Jiffy Lube. "It's a much needed boost."
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