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June 11, 1993 | LORRIE GRANT, REUTER
Simplicity Pattern Co. was barely alive three years ago after being hit with enormous debts from a series of takeovers, but its loyal customers--baby boomers who like the do-it-yourself approach--stood by. With its financial burdens lighter, Simplicity is now expanding to continue serving those core customers who have made home sewing into a $3-billion market.
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June 11, 1993 | LORRIE GRANT, REUTER
Simplicity Pattern Co. was barely alive three years ago after being hit with enormous debts from a series of takeovers, but its loyal customers--baby boomers who like the do-it-yourself approach--stood by. With its financial burdens lighter, Simplicity is now expanding to continue serving those core customers who have made home sewing into a $3-billion market.
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July 12, 1986 | BILL RITTER, San Diego County Business Editor
Triton Group Ltd., a multi-industry firm with annual sales of $303 million, said Friday that it will move its corporate headquarters from Century City to La Jolla by Sept. 1. Triton will lease office space in the same building that houses Intermark, a diversified San Diego-based company that in March bought 18% of Triton's stock and options to purchase an additional 20%.
BUSINESS
June 14, 1988 | CHRIS KRAUL
An investor group led by current management will buy Continental Graphics from majority owner Triton Group of La Jolla for $183 million, the companies announced Monday. The investor group headed by Continental Graphics President Curtis F. Bourland and Senior Vice President Richard Agostinelli will pay Triton $16 a share for its 89% stake in Continental, plus $1 a share in securities of the acquiring entity. Public stockholders other than Triton will get $17 a share in cash, the companies said.
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February 25, 1986 | BILL RITTER, San Diego County Business Editor
Intermark Inc. on Monday said it would pay $34 million for a 39% interest in Triton Group Ltd., a Los Angeles-based diversified company with operations in the automotive, aviation and apparel markets. Intermark will immediately purchase 19% of Triton's common stock from Fuqua Industries, an Atlanta-based diversified consumer products and service company. In addition, Intermark will receive Fuqua's rights to buy an additional 20% of Triton's stock, according to Mitchell R.
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May 31, 1991 | GAILE ROBINSON
One of Listen's roving reporters received a letter written on Calvin Klein's personal stationery that caught his eye. He checked with Klein's business associate, Paul Wilmot, who confirmed that the letter was real. It read: "I understand that a woman named Sharon Churcher intends to write a book about me and may be contacting you.
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October 21, 1994 | BRENDA REES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Brenda Rees is a frequent contributor to The Times
It's a most unusual classroom: Tissue paper stands in for textbooks; needle and thread take the place of pen and paper. At House of Fabrics in Northridge, surrounded by bolts of bright fabric, ribbons and bobbins, children of all ages gather to learn an age-old craft--sewing. "Kids love to sew," says Sharyn Hughes, who has taught at the store for nearly four years. "It's creative, fun, and they end up with something they can actually use."
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