January 14, 1994
Investors in distressed securities are paying unusually high prices for the trade debt of Merry-Go-Round Enterprises Inc., which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday."
March 4, 1992
State Farm Insurance Co. plans to build a $32 million, 355,000-square-foot regional headquarters in Frederick, a move that will keep 678 jobs there, the company's regional vice president said yesterday."
July 18, 1991
W. Bell & Co., the beleaguered catalog showroom retailer based in Rockville, has informed employees that the once-popular discount chain will go out of business in the near future, closing 10 stores and leaving hundreds of workers without jobs.A letter from Bell Executive Vice President Bernard Blum was distributed to employees earlier this week, explaining the company's decision but giving no date for the closings.Al Volski, manager of the Cockeysville store, said today that the letter informed workers that liquidators assigned by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Rockville will be visiting all stores within 10 or 20 days.