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November 9, 1992 | CRISTINA LEE
To help put herself through college, Caroline Cotten Nakken waited on tables and did other odd part-time jobs. One of them was promoting products for local companies in supermarkets. She became so good at it that in 1978, she started Sunshine Co. in her parents' living room in La Puente. It was a fun business from the beginning, Nakken said.
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November 9, 1992 | CRISTINA LEE
To help put herself through college, Caroline Cotten Nakken waited on tables and did other odd part-time jobs. One of them was promoting products for local companies in supermarkets. She became so good at it that in 1978, she started Sunshine Co. in her parents' living room in La Puente. It was a fun business from the beginning, Nakken said.
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November 7, 1994 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Caroline Cotten Nakken and Sandra Cotten never buy anything they haven't already sampled. And, they're betting lots of other Southern California consumers feel exactly the same way. So far, their hunch has paid off big time. The two sisters-in-law have spent the past 16 years turning a fledging operation run out of a spare bedroom into a multimillion-dollar business based on a simple premise: "Try it, you'll like it." Their company, Sunshine Promotions Inc.
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October 11, 1990 | ROBYN LOEWENTHAL
Bill Myers arrives early Friday morning to set up his display at Vons store No. 72 in Ventura. Spotting a pile of cardboard cartons of candy bars, he gets right to work. Inside, between the bakery section and the Super Express Check Out lane, Myers creates a work area. He lays a white plastic table-top across a shopping cart. "This is the first time I've used one of these," he says seriously.
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