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January 25, 2000
Affinity Corp. of West Hills and Lion Inc. of Seattle said they have formed a partnership to facilitate online broker certification services for the mortgage industry. Affinity Corp. provides mortgage fraud prevention, broker management and electronic loan review services. Lion Inc. operates, a mortgage industry Web site.
November 1, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
After meeting for nearly 32 hours, most bargainers for General Motors Corp. and the United Auto Workers union adjourned talks without a national contract deal as several more truck plants headed for strike-related shutdowns. . . . Salisbury, N.C.-based Food Lion Inc. said it has agreed to buy Florida-based supermarket chain Kash n' Karry Food Stores Inc. in a deal valued at $341 million. . . . Stratosphere Corp.
August 4, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Food Lion Settles Child Labor, Overtime Cases: More than $16 million will be paid in the largest settlement ever reached by the federal government in a wage-and-hour case involving a private employer. Food Lion Inc., one of the country's fastest growing supermarket chains, was accused of violating child labor laws and failing to pay thousands of workers required overtime. Food Lion, which has more than 1,000 stores in 14 states and is based in Salisbury, N.C., did not admit violations.
July 30, 1997 | (Bloomberg News)
First there was vodka. Now the Russians are trying to sell another high-octane product in the U.S.: gasoline. AO Lukoil Holding, Russia's largest oil company, opened a gas station this week in Altavista, Va., in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the first of 100 outlets planned for the United States this year and 2,000 more in coming years. Lukoil will run the station through Nexus Fuels Inc., an Irving, Texas-based gasoline retailer that is half-owned by Lukoil.
August 19, 1999 | From Times Wire Services
Regional supermarket chains Food Lion Inc. and Hannaford Bros. Co. unveiled plans to merge in a $3.6-billion deal that would create the sixth-largest company in the rapidly consolidating food retailing industry. Food Lion, which is majority-owned by Belgian retailer Delhaize, also said it would form a holding company and take other steps to prepare for future acquisitions to expand nationally. In the deal, Salisbury, N.C.
In a verdict that could limit undercover investigations by the nation's journalists, a North Carolina jury Wednesday awarded Food Lion Inc. $5.5 million in punitive damages for an ABC News expose on how the grocery chain sold tainted meat and fish to unwary customers.
August 29, 1996 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Doubletree Corp., a fast-growing hotel management company headed by former Los Angeles Olympics organizer Peter Ueberroth, is discussing a takeover of the Red Lion hotel chain, the two companies announced Wednesday. Red Lion Hotels Inc., a Vancouver, Wash.-based chain of 56 hotels concentrated in Western states, said the discussions were at an early stage and there was no guarantee they would result in a final deal.
September 11, 1986 | JEFF ROWE
With five weekends left before it closes for the winter, the Wild Rivers amusement park in Irvine says it expects that the final visitor tally for its inaugural season will be about 300,000. "We're very happy," said Steve Luckenbach, a spokesman for the $6-million water-themed park built on a portion of the grounds that once were home to Lion Country Safari, which closed in 1984.
February 14, 1997 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
The critic speaketh. No, not yours truly, but Alan K. Simpson, the press-bashing Wyoming Republican who retired this year from the U.S. Senate. "That's censorship!" he proclaimed Wednesday night about the ABC News program "PrimeTime Live" having boiled down 45 hours of hidden camera footage to a string of clips for its controversial 1992 segment charging the Food Lion Inc. supermarket chain with perilously unsanitary practices.
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