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May 28, 1997 | (Associated Press)
Vermont Teddy Bear Co. is suing Walt Disney Co. for copyright infringement, alleging the entertainment giant purloined its trademark mail-order "Bear-Gram" ideas and logo. Vermont Teddy Bear asked the U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Va., for an injunction to stop Burbank-based Disney from selling its "Pooh-Grams" line of bears and also requested unspecified damages.
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May 17, 2005
* XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. said it had surpassed the 4-million-subscriber mark and was on track to hit its goal of 5.5 million by the end of the year. * Vermont Teddy Bear Co. has agreed to be taken private for $6.50 a share by an investment group led by Mustang Group.
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BUSINESS
May 17, 2005
* XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. said it had surpassed the 4-million-subscriber mark and was on track to hit its goal of 5.5 million by the end of the year. * Vermont Teddy Bear Co. has agreed to be taken private for $6.50 a share by an investment group led by Mustang Group.
BUSINESS
May 28, 1997 | (Associated Press)
Vermont Teddy Bear Co. is suing Walt Disney Co. for copyright infringement, alleging the entertainment giant purloined its trademark mail-order "Bear-Gram" ideas and logo. Vermont Teddy Bear asked the U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Va., for an injunction to stop Burbank-based Disney from selling its "Pooh-Grams" line of bears and also requested unspecified damages.
NATIONAL
February 10, 2005 | From Associated Press
The head of Vermont Teddy Bear Co. resigned from the board of Vermont's largest hospital Wednesday after coming under fire from mental health activists for selling a "Crazy for You" bear in a straitjacket. "The recent controversy surrounding one of my company's teddy bears will detract from my ability to serve effectively, and I cannot allow this to occur," Elisabeth Robert said in a statement issued by the hospital, Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington. The $69.
BUSINESS
August 3, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Times Mirror Co. said Wednesday that Efrem Zimbalist III has been named president and chief executive of Times Mirror Magazines, which publishes leisure-oriented, special-interest magazines. Francis P. Pandolfi, 52, who has served as president and chief executive of the magazine unit, will become its chairman and report to Zimbalist.
BUSINESS
June 9, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Yahoo Inc. said it will buy Viaweb Inc., which makes software for electronic commerce, for about $49.8 million in stock as Yahoo expands its business services. Yahoo, the No. 1 Internet directory, said it will issue about 455,000 shares in exchange for all of closely held Viaweb's shares, options and warrants. It expects to take a charge of about $45 million in its fiscal second quarter for the purchase, to be completed this month.
BUSINESS
December 27, 1993 | From Associated Press
From Vermont Teddy Bear Co. to China Tire Holdings Ltd., 1993 has been a blockbuster year for new stock offerings on Wall Street. From Jan. 1 through Nov. 30, the brokerage firm of Lehman Brothers Inc. tallied 622 companies that went public, not counting closed-end mutual funds. That easily broke the previous full-year record of 513 initial public offerings in 1992. Indeed, the $36 billion raised in IPOs so far this year came close to the $40 billion total for the two previous years combined.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 1996 | JOHN POPE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Two recent murder cases that stunned this quiet community have prompted a UC Irvine student group and the Brea Police Department to offer teddy bears to gun owners who turn in a weapon today. With this twist on the popular cash-for-guns exchange programs designed to get firearms off the streets, organizers of the program hope to give away 150 bears donated by a toy company. The guns collected will be destroyed.
NEWS
November 20, 1998 | BARBARA THOMAS MICHAEL QUINTANILLA..BD: TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Don't kiss me, don't kiss me," my son screams. "Oh, you got makeup in my eye!" This dramatic scene plays itself out every morning I go to work. My lipstick is dark and too smudgy and leaves large brown marks on my children that look like I have been beating them. I once got stopped in a grocery store by some poor woman who almost threw up in relief when I wiped it off the baby's forehead. Long ago, my husband informed me that lipstick on the collar was no longer p.c. at his office.
TRAVEL
February 7, 1999 | EILEEN OGINTZ
"Are you sure this is the right place?" the kids asked nervously. Well, no, I wasn't. Down a narrow alley in San Francisco's Chinatown, tucked into a small, cramped room, the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory didn't look like a business at all, much less a company that turns out 10,000 cookies daily. But as we peered inside, there were two smiling Chinese women, their hands flying, folding the hot, wafer-thin dough into the cookies' familiar shape.
BUSINESS
November 24, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports and Market Overview
Treasury bond yields fell sharply Tuesday, declining for the first time in six sessions despite a lack of fresh economic news to guide the rally. The yield on the benchmark bond tumbled to 6.31% from 6.38% on Monday. The stock market snapped a four-day losing streak and followed bonds higher. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 3.92 points to 3,674.17. Credit The bond rally was aided by a surprise decision by the Bank of England to lower its minimum interest rate by half a point to 5.5%.
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