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January 15, 1997 | KENNETH R. WEISS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A soft-spoken El Monte entrepreneur who "started with nothing and was lucky" is donating $35 million to the USC School of Business, the largest cash gift ever made to a business school. In recognition of the gift, which is to be officially announced today, USC is renaming the business school after Gordon S. Marshall, 77, who graduated from the university after serving as a bomber pilot in World War II then made his fortune as one of the nation's leading distributors of electronic components.
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October 7, 1998 | MARLA DICKERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly one in three female entrepreneurs in the Southland say they're running their businesses out of their homes, part of a nationwide work-at-home movement that's reshaping the way America toils. That's one of the findings in a recent survey conducted by the Los Angeles Times and USC's Marshall School of Business, which shows Southern California's women-owned businesses to be agile, tech-savvy and seemingly geared to thrive in an environment where the lines between home and work have blurred.
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BUSINESS
October 7, 1998 | MARLA DICKERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly one in three female entrepreneurs in the Southland say they're running their businesses out of their homes, part of a nationwide work-at-home movement that's reshaping the way America toils. That's one of the findings in a recent survey conducted by the Los Angeles Times and USC's Marshall School of Business, which shows Southern California's women-owned businesses to be agile, tech-savvy and seemingly geared to thrive in an environment where the lines between home and work have blurred.
NEWS
January 15, 1997 | KENNETH R. WEISS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A soft-spoken El Monte entrepreneur who "started with nothing and was lucky" is donating $35 million to the USC School of Business, the largest cash gift ever made to a business school. In recognition of the gift, which is to be officially announced today, USC is renaming the business school after Gordon S. Marshall, 77, who graduated from the university after serving as a bomber pilot in World War II then made his fortune as one of the nation's leading distributors of electronic components.
REAL ESTATE
December 4, 1988
The second annual Office Market Review and Economic Analysis Symposium, orginally scheduled for Dec. 6, has been rescheduled for Jan. 26. Sponsored by the Building Owners and Managers Assn. of Greater Los Angeles (BOMA), MetroAmerica Office Guides and the University of Southern California School of Business Administration, the all-day event will be held at the Biltmore. Information can be obtained by calling BOMA at 213/624-2181.
BUSINESS
August 19, 1995 | DENISE GELLENE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Microsoft Corp. is hoping that upcoming Windows 95 ads, featuring MTV-style images and a hard-driving Rolling Stones tune will strike a chord among several generations of computer users. The British rock group, around since the 1960s, is popular internationally and has a following among aging baby boomers as well as twentysomethings--the consumers Microsoft wants to reach in the $200-million global marketing campaign that gets under way next Thursday.
NEWS
July 5, 1990 | THOMAS K. ARNOLD
The latest dance craze to sweep the nation is the lambada, but at the newly opened California Earthquake Cafe in San Marcos, patrons are much more inclined to resurrect such past dance crazes as the twist, the Watusi, the mashed potato and the frug. Seven nights a week, the latest addition to North County's night life is a veritable sock hop.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 26, 1988 | JOHN L. GRAHAM, John L. Graham is a professor of marketing and international business at USC .
Six times a year Prof. Warren Bennis and the University of Southern California School of Business Administration bring together about 30 of the area's chief executive officers for meetings with heavyweight pundits like Henry Kissinger, Peter Drucker and Robert Reich. One meeting that I attended turned out to be quite interesting, particularly after dinner.
BUSINESS
January 13, 1987 | BRUCE HOROVITZ
John Goetze has a Giant headache. And Doug Remp has one the size of a Pavilion. The two men are store managers at competing super-sized supermarkets. Goetze runs a Ralphs-owned Giant store in Anaheim, and Remp is in charge of a Vons-owned Pavilions store in Westminster. It's tough enough just competing with each other in the rough-and-tumble California market.
BUSINESS
February 22, 2002 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A group of Global Crossing Ltd. shareholders, upset that they have been left out of a proposal to revive the telecommunications network company, intends to file an alternative rescue plan today that would keep investors in the firm and kick out many top executives. The unusual bid from the group, led by the Coburn & Meredith investment firm in Hartford, Conn., would raise about $1 billion through the sale of warrants, sources familiar with the bid said.
BUSINESS
November 10, 1989 | JANE APPLEGATE
Next year you've promised yourself, you are really going to buy a computer for your business. But didn't you make the same promise last year? Many small-business owners know that they should be shopping for a computer system but can tick off a list of reasons not to buy one: It's too expensive, it's too complicated, it will become obsolete too soon, and so on.
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