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BUSINESS
June 7, 1995
Executive back at London FogLondon Fog Corp.'s former vice president of retail merchandising has returned to the company as president of its factory outlet stores, the company announced yesterdayThe Eldersburg-based raincoat and outerwear company said that Gary Nixon will be responsible for making factory outlets "the primary source for distribution of the company's excess inventory."Mr. Nixon's arrival comes on the heels of last month's appointment of Jay Titsworth, a former VF Corp. executive, as London Fog's executive vice president of planning and retail stores.
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By BLOOMBERG BUSINESS NEWS | January 12, 1997
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Donald Trump's Taj Mahal casino doles out $20 to gamblers arriving by New York bus even before they plunk their first dollar into a slot machine.Such cash handouts to small-time gamblers at most of the city's 12 casinos helped push up the cost of giveaways to the highest level in at least six years, casino executives said. Promotions and marketing expenses jumped 21 percent to $862.9 million in the first nine months of 1996 from the year-earlier period, according to the state's Casino Control Commission.
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BUSINESS
March 13, 1991
Computers:Gerald J. Markowitz becomes president and CEO of DISC Inc., a financial software company. DISC is a unit of AGS Computers Inc., which is a NYNEX company. Markowitz replaces Albert M. Harris, who left the company.Insurance:Fran Tracy is promoted to vice president of government affairs for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland. She had been director of government affairs. Before joining Blue Cross, she was director of governmental and public relations for the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
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By Dolly Merritt and Dolly Merritt,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 19, 1996
Each month, they board a bus outside the Hickory Ridge Place apartments in west Columbia, senior citizens bound for El Dorado in the form of Atlantic City's Trump Plaza casino.There, amid glittering chandeliers, they feed the slot machines and take their chances at the wheels or card tables -- all for the price of a $22 round-trip Eyre bus fare, which comes with a $3 food coupon and $18 in coins for wagering, courtesy of the casino."It's a cheap way to spend a day," says Dorothy Mobley, a 75-year-old Clarksville resident, who usually supplements the $18 stake with a few dollars of her own. "I don't smoke and I don't drink."
BUSINESS
January 30, 1991
Marketing and communicationsMary A. Klecka is named media director for Adams Sandler Inc., a marketing communications firm that is a subsidiary of Shandwick plc. She previously served as media director for Babbit & Reiman Advertising in New York, where she handled all media for the Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino account. Before that, she worked at Vansant Dugdale Advertising in Baltimore, where she supervised all media activities for accounts including Trump Plaza and CoreStates Financial Corp.
BUSINESS
By BLOOMBERG BUSINESS NEWS | January 12, 1997
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Donald Trump's Taj Mahal casino doles out $20 to gamblers arriving by New York bus even before they plunk their first dollar into a slot machine.Such cash handouts to small-time gamblers at most of the city's 12 casinos helped push up the cost of giveaways to the highest level in at least six years, casino executives said. Promotions and marketing expenses jumped 21 percent to $862.9 million in the first nine months of 1996 from the year-earlier period, according to the state's Casino Control Commission.
NEWS
By Dolly Merritt and Dolly Merritt,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 19, 1996
Each month, they board a bus outside the Hickory Ridge Place apartments in west Columbia, senior citizens bound for El Dorado in the form of Atlantic City's Trump Plaza casino.There, amid glittering chandeliers, they feed the slot machines and take their chances at the wheels or card tables -- all for the price of a $22 round-trip Eyre bus fare, which comes with a $3 food coupon and $18 in coins for wagering, courtesy of the casino."It's a cheap way to spend a day," says Dorothy Mobley, a 75-year-old Clarksville resident, who usually supplements the $18 stake with a few dollars of her own. "I don't smoke and I don't drink."
SPORTS
By Phil Jackman | November 28, 1990
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- First thing you hear upon entering the Trump Plaza is the voice of George Foreman wafting over the hotel intercom: "Hi, this is George Foreman. I like Evander Holyfield; he's a good kid. That's why I plan on knocking him out early, so he can go home and watch some television before saying his prayers and going to bed. Plan on being at the fight next April 19."Meanwhile, just 11 days hence, in the same arena where champion Holyfield and Big George will do battle, Convention Hall, Mike Tyson gets back in harness.
FEATURES
By Newsday | March 25, 1991
NEW YORK -- The couple of the '80s who split in the '90s, Donald and Ivana Trump officially brought down the curtain Saturday when they settled on the divorce deal of the decade.In discussions Friday that went from 5 p.m. to midnight, Donald and Ivana met face to face in the Park Avenue law office of Jay Goldberg, who represents Donald. Things were testy for a while. But, Mr. Goldberg said, "As with all final divorce negotiations, things started off hot, and then reason overcame emotion."In the end, the $14 million cash settlement came down to who gets the old Mercedes (Ms. Trump)
SPORTS
By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Sun Staff Correspondent | December 9, 1990
ATLANTIC CITY N.J. -- "The man really hates me, doesn't he?" Sugar Ray Leonard said late Friday night at a Trump Plaza reception for the Boxer of the Decade banquet, an honor the six-time champion would ultimately win.But Leonard seemed more concerned with the rude greeting he received from Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who had dominated the middleweight division in the 1980s until his shocking upset by Leonard in April 1987 by a controversial split decision.It...
BUSINESS
June 7, 1995
Executive back at London FogLondon Fog Corp.'s former vice president of retail merchandising has returned to the company as president of its factory outlet stores, the company announced yesterdayThe Eldersburg-based raincoat and outerwear company said that Gary Nixon will be responsible for making factory outlets "the primary source for distribution of the company's excess inventory."Mr. Nixon's arrival comes on the heels of last month's appointment of Jay Titsworth, a former VF Corp. executive, as London Fog's executive vice president of planning and retail stores.
BUSINESS
March 13, 1991
Computers:Gerald J. Markowitz becomes president and CEO of DISC Inc., a financial software company. DISC is a unit of AGS Computers Inc., which is a NYNEX company. Markowitz replaces Albert M. Harris, who left the company.Insurance:Fran Tracy is promoted to vice president of government affairs for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland. She had been director of government affairs. Before joining Blue Cross, she was director of governmental and public relations for the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
BUSINESS
January 30, 1991
Marketing and communicationsMary A. Klecka is named media director for Adams Sandler Inc., a marketing communications firm that is a subsidiary of Shandwick plc. She previously served as media director for Babbit & Reiman Advertising in New York, where she handled all media for the Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino account. Before that, she worked at Vansant Dugdale Advertising in Baltimore, where she supervised all media activities for accounts including Trump Plaza and CoreStates Financial Corp.
SPORTS
By Phil Jackman | November 28, 1990
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- First thing you hear upon entering the Trump Plaza is the voice of George Foreman wafting over the hotel intercom: "Hi, this is George Foreman. I like Evander Holyfield; he's a good kid. That's why I plan on knocking him out early, so he can go home and watch some television before saying his prayers and going to bed. Plan on being at the fight next April 19."Meanwhile, just 11 days hence, in the same arena where champion Holyfield and Big George will do battle, Convention Hall, Mike Tyson gets back in harness.
BUSINESS
March 31, 1995
Big Three to cut car productionEach of the Big Three U.S. automakers said yesterday that it will idle certain assembly plants next week, a sign that demand for some car models is still sluggish.In the biggest single week of downtime this year, General Motors Corp. will shut two car plants and curtail production at a third, Ford Motor Co. will idle two car plants and Chrysler Corp. will stop work at one plant.The actions are expected to place more than 12,000 autoworkers on temporary layoff next week.
FEATURES
By Karol V. Menzie | August 27, 1999
Baltimore's Harbor Court Hotel has joined the prestigious ranks of New York's Plaza, San Francisco's Ritz-Carlton and Paris' Hotel de Crillon by winning a Five Star Diamond Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences. The award is based on the anonymous observations of hospitality-industry professionals and some world travelers. Establishments are rated on atmosphere, food, hospitality and cleanliness.The academy is an international award program founded in 1989 and based in New York City.
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