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August 9, 1990 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thrifty Corp.'s longtime president has resigned, and 50 to 100 of the company's ailing drugstores and sporting goods outlets will be closed over the next two years. The Los Angeles-based owner of Thrifty, Pacific Enterprises, also announced Wednesday that, as expected, it lost $229 million during its second quarter.
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August 9, 1990 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thrifty Corp.'s longtime president has resigned, and 50 to 100 of the company's ailing drugstores and sporting goods outlets will be closed over the next two years. The Los Angeles-based owner of Thrifty, Pacific Enterprises, also announced Wednesday that, as expected, it lost $229 million during its second quarter.
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BUSINESS
August 3, 1988
Richard G. Eils was named president and chief executive of Pay'n Save Drug Stores, the Seattle-based stores acquired June 29 by Thrifty Corp., Los Angeles. Eils, 50, replaces Gerald Nathanson, who has left to pursue other entrepreneurial interests. Eils retains his current responsibilities as president of Thrifty Corp. and Thrifty Drug Stores, the company's largest division. Richard A. Dortch, 38, a senior vice president at Thrifty Corp.
BUSINESS
November 27, 1990 | JESUS SANCHEZ
Thrifty Corp. has named Eve A. Rich, chairman and chief executive of Contempo Casuals women's clothing stores, to lead its Thrifty Drug chain, which has faced stiff competition in recent years. Rich, 49, will assume the position of president at the 577-store drug chain on Dec. 3. The position is a new one at Thrifty, whose stores are located mostly in Southern California. Rich had been at Los Angeles-based Contempo Casuals, a division of Neiman Marcus Group Inc., for 10 years.
BUSINESS
May 30, 1986 | MARTHA GROVES, Times Staff Writer
Leonard H. Straus, Thrifty Corp.'s 71-year-old chairman, is a lifelong tennis enthusiast who still manages to play every day--and most of the time he wins, although he acknowledges that the years have made him somewhat less aggressive. "I'm more of a tactical strategist now," he says. On or off the tennis court, strategy appears to be paying off for retailer Straus, who is keeping a higher profile than usual this week in the wake of the merger deal that he struck with Pacific Lighting.
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April 27, 1986 | MARY LOU LOPER, Times Staff Writer
Chicken salad and papaya will be served Saturday on the loggia of the Virginia Steele Scott Gallery for American Art for trustees, overseers and fellows of the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. After all, it's spring, and everyone wants the perfect view of the spring-blooming Shakespeare garden, redesigned and replanted a year-and-a-half ago. Now, the Huntington knows how to plant a garden!
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