June 17, 1999 |
Bristol Retail Solutions Inc. said Wednesday that it has appointed its second interim chief executive because the planned purchase of Hayman Systems, which was supposed to provide Bristol with a new leader, is taking longer than expected. Bristol, which provides retail automation products and services, said in March that it had signed a letter of intent to buy Hayman and that the latter's owner, Richard Hayman, would become Bristol's chief executive when the deal closed.
March 23, 1995 |
Most industry analysts see 1995 as a year in which American buyers will gobble up about 15.5 million new cars and light trucks, up from 15 million in 1994. But Hyundai Motor America in Fountain Valley is looking for a slight dip, to 14.9 million sales. The high cost of cars today--a recent federal study pegged the average new car at $22,000--will dampen U.S. consumers' enthusiasm, said N.
October 28, 1997 |
The event: STOP-GAP's Halloween Gala, a costume party that attracted a wild cast of characters. Friday's masquerade took place at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim and raised money for STOP-GAP's educational and therapeutic drama programs. Monster bash: Most of the 200 guests wore costumes, inspired by the invitation to be a kid again. Event chairwoman Sophia Hall Cripe came as Alice in Wonderland in a blue dress with a white apron: "I look like a maid on a cruise ship," she joked.
March 24, 1989 |
American Suzuki Motor Corp. has agreed to pay $200,000 to California and six other states and to include a warning statement about the handling of its Samurai sport utility vehicle in all future advertising. The settlement announced Thursday comes after nearly 10 months of criticism about the Samurai's safety.
October 1, 1993 |
Confident that its Korean parent has conquered quality problems that have plagued its vehicles for years, auto importer Hyundai Motor America is launching an advertising campaign with an attitude next week. Hyundai's television ads--the company's first full-court press on national network programs--are aimed at "Generation X" buyers: the twentysomething crowd that doesn't have a lot of money to blow on status symbol transportation.
February 25, 1994 |
The Olympics are just about over, Tonya Harding is all but out of contention in women's figure skating and you're probably thinking you'll soon be able to turn on your TV without having another obnox . . . er, flamboyant athlete shoved in your face. Well, think again.