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January 5, 1988 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, Times Staff Writer and
Times Mirror on Monday said it plans to buy the college textbook subsidiary of Dow Jones & Co., Richard D. Irwin Inc., for $135 million cash. The sale, which is expected to be completed in February, would give Times Mirror what it called a "flagship" company on which it hopes to build a college textbook publishing operation. Irwin, based in Homewood, Ill., is the largest publisher of business and economic textbooks in the country. With 1986 revenue of $57.
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January 5, 1988 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, Times Staff Writer and
Times Mirror on Monday said it plans to buy the college textbook subsidiary of Dow Jones & Co., Richard D. Irwin Inc., for $135 million cash. The sale, which is expected to be completed in February, would give Times Mirror what it called a "flagship" company on which it hopes to build a college textbook publishing operation. Irwin, based in Homewood, Ill., is the largest publisher of business and economic textbooks in the country. With 1986 revenue of $57.
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BUSINESS
November 11, 1989
Jeffrey O. Sund has been named president and chief executive of Richard D. Irwin Inc., a college business and economics textbook publisher owned by Times Mirror. The appointment is effective Nov. 27. Sund most recently served as vice president and editorial director of college publishing at Houghton Mifflin. He joined that company in 1973, serving in a variety of positions including editor-in-chief of its business and science department, college division.
BUSINESS
April 11, 1989
Dow Jones & Co.: The New York-based media company said first-quarter profit nearly doubled to $200 million from a year ago because of a big one-time gain from the sale of a cable television investment. But weakness in financial advertising drove its operating income down by 12.5%. Revenue rose 3.6% to $406.8 million. The latest results included an after-tax gain of $164.1 million from the sale in January of the company's 17% stake in Continental Cablevision Inc., a cable system operator.
BUSINESS
May 26, 1989
Robert A. Schmitz, chairman, president and chief executive of Richard D. Irwin Inc., has decided to leave this summer to pursue other career opportunities. Irwin is Times Mirror Co.'s college business and economics textbook publisher based in Homewood, Ill. Patrick A. Clifford, president and chief executive of C. V. Mosby Co., a Times Mirror subsidiary based in St. Louis, will become chairman and chief executive of Irwin. Clifford will continue in his current position at C. V. Mosby, which publishes medical, nursing, dental and college textbooks and journals.
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April 2, 1991 | JOHN MEDEARIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Kinko's Graphics Corp., the Ventura-based owner of about 90 copying stores nationwide, said Monday that it would comply with a federal judge's ruling restricting the stores' ability to photocopy and sell packaged excerpts of books to college students. But the copying store chain added that it is considering an appeal of the decision.
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September 29, 1994 | The following are among the ideas outlined in Christopher J. McGinnis' book "202 Tips Even the Best Business Travelers May Not Know." McGinnis is an Atlanta-based travel consultant and writer
On the plane: Once on a plane, don't place your bag in an overhead bin behind you. When the plane unloads, you'll have to go "upstream" to retrieve it. Put it in a bin ahead of you. Creative hotel room: If you are desperate for a hotel room and stuck in a strange city with no reservation, ask the desk clerk or manager about the possibility of placing a roll-away bed in a meeting room for the night. If available, use the hotel health club shower.
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September 1, 1989 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, Times Staff Writer
David Laventhol, president of Times Mirror Co., on Thursday also became the sixth publisher in the 107-year history of the Los Angeles Times. Laventhol succeeds Tom Johnson, who, after nine years as publisher, will become chairman of the Times Mirror newspaper management committee, the group that shapes company strategy in newspaper publishing. Robert F.
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