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July 9, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rockwell Announces Joint Venture: Rockwell International Corp. said one of its divisions has launched a joint venture to produce automotive parts in Czechoslovakia. The company said the Ministry of Privatization of the Czech Republic has approved a project that will allow Rockwell to manufacture and sell components for Volkswagen automobiles in Czechoslovakia. Rockwell said it plans to make "substantial new investments," including worker retraining programs.
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July 9, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rockwell Announces Joint Venture: Rockwell International Corp. said one of its divisions has launched a joint venture to produce automotive parts in Czechoslovakia. The company said the Ministry of Privatization of the Czech Republic has approved a project that will allow Rockwell to manufacture and sell components for Volkswagen automobiles in Czechoslovakia. Rockwell said it plans to make "substantial new investments," including worker retraining programs.
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July 9, 1992 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rockwell International Corp. said Wednesday that one of its divisions has launched a joint venture to produce automotive parts in Czechoslovakia. The company said the East European country's Ministry of Privatization of the Czech Republic has approved a project that would allow Rockwell to manufacture and sell components for Volkswagen automobiles in Czechoslovakia.
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November 7, 1991 | JEFF KAYE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Across Europe, beer connoisseurs are raising their glasses to a novel little brew called Budweiser that is building a reputation as one of the world's finest lagers. Although best known in its own country, the beer is making significant headway in export markets, and the company is developing plans to make it as popular abroad as it is at home. Home, in this case, being Czechoslovakia.
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July 9, 1992 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rockwell International Corp. said Wednesday that one of its divisions has launched a joint venture to produce automotive parts in Czechoslovakia. The company said the East European country's Ministry of Privatization of the Czech Republic has approved a project that would allow Rockwell to manufacture and sell components for Volkswagen automobiles in Czechoslovakia.
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June 20, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
McDonald's to Expand in Eastern Europe: Helmut Hecher, vice president for construction of McDonald's Europe, said in Vienna that the company will open its first restaurants in Poland and Czechoslovakia this year. Business in Hungary and Yugoslavia is booming, Hecher said--and several restaurants will be added in both countries this year and next.
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February 3, 1991 | GEORGE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
American business could gain the inside track in the race among foreign companies to invest in Czechoslovakia as it speeds toward a free-market economy. Americans have a big advantage: Czechoslovakia's leaders see the United States as the free-market leader with the financial resources to help usher their nation into a new economic era.
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May 8, 1992 | ROBERT C. TOTH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Pozor, Kmart shoppers!" Russians are eating Big Macs, Hungarians are reading by General Electric light bulbs and soon Czechoslovaks in Prague and other parts of the country will be shopping "blue-light specials" as the Americanization of post-communist Eastern Europe gathers steam. Kmart, the Michigan-based discount retailer, announced Thursday that it is buying majority interest in a dozen big department stores in Czechoslovakia.
BUSINESS
November 7, 1991 | JEFF KAYE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Across Europe, beer connoisseurs are raising their glasses to a novel little brew called Budweiser that is building a reputation as one of the world's finest lagers. Although best known in its own country, the beer is making significant headway in export markets, and the company is developing plans to make it as popular abroad as it is at home. Home, in this case, being Czechoslovakia.
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June 20, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
McDonald's to Expand in Eastern Europe: Helmut Hecher, vice president for construction of McDonald's Europe, said in Vienna that the company will open its first restaurants in Poland and Czechoslovakia this year. Business in Hungary and Yugoslavia is booming, Hecher said--and several restaurants will be added in both countries this year and next.
BUSINESS
February 3, 1991 | GEORGE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
American business could gain the inside track in the race among foreign companies to invest in Czechoslovakia as it speeds toward a free-market economy. Americans have a big advantage: Czechoslovakia's leaders see the United States as the free-market leader with the financial resources to help usher their nation into a new economic era.
BUSINESS
May 8, 1992 | ROBERT C. TOTH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Pozor, Kmart shoppers!" Russians are eating Big Macs, Hungarians are reading by General Electric light bulbs and soon Czechoslovaks in Prague and other parts of the country will be shopping "blue-light specials" as the Americanization of post-communist Eastern Europe gathers steam. Kmart, the Michigan-based discount retailer, announced Thursday that it is buying majority interest in a dozen big department stores in Czechoslovakia.
BUSINESS
November 8, 1990 | DONALD WOUTAT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The scramble for Eastern Europe's emerging auto market intensified Wednesday as General Motors Corp. announced initial plans for a third car assembly plant, this one in Czechoslovakia. GM said the Czechs chose it from among several auto firms to negotiate conversion of an existing auto factory to assemble GM Opel cars for local sale and to manufacture 250,000 transmissions a year for export. General Motors, which along with Ford Motor Co.
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