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May 8, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
ComputerLand Cuts 220 Jobs: ComputerLand Corp., adapting to a changing marketplace and the financial impact of acquisitions over the last two years, has laid off 220 people, a company spokesman said. The layoffs leave the privately held computer dealer with 2,380 employees, spokesman Kit Robinson said. The company lost money last year despite higher revenue, according to published news reports. Robinson declined comment on the company's profitability, saying the final figures were not in.
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May 8, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
ComputerLand Cuts 220 Jobs: ComputerLand Corp., adapting to a changing marketplace and the financial impact of acquisitions over the last two years, has laid off 220 people, a company spokesman said. The layoffs leave the privately held computer dealer with 2,380 employees, spokesman Kit Robinson said. The company lost money last year despite higher revenue, according to published news reports. Robinson declined comment on the company's profitability, saying the final figures were not in.
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October 31, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Ames to Close Another 60 Stores: Ames Department Stores Inc. announced the closures in 12 states as part of its new plan to emerge from bankruptcy protection. Ames, which has already closed 313 stores since filing for Chapter 11, said the additional closings will take place in the first quarter of next year. The closings will put about 3,500 workers out of work.
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October 31, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Ames to Close Another 60 Stores: Ames Department Stores Inc. announced the closures in 12 states as part of its new plan to emerge from bankruptcy protection. Ames, which has already closed 313 stores since filing for Chapter 11, said the additional closings will take place in the first quarter of next year. The closings will put about 3,500 workers out of work.
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February 4, 2002 | Reuters
If investors don't get another anxiety attack over more "Enronitis" waiting in the wings, stocks are expected to rise this week. Wall Street will look to see if fresh economic data give more signals of recovery. But the crisis of confidence after Texas-based energy trading giant Enron Corp.'s record bankruptcy and complicated accounting problems will continue to cast a pall over the market.
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