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After arriving here from Russia as a 13-year-old, Boris Elisman developed a particular fondness for Twinkies. Enjoying one every day, the lanky teen eventually noticed he was putting on weight. His pants, which his parents couldn't afford to replace,...
TribLocal - Deerfield » NewsFortune Brands is coming into sharper focus by dividing its interests. At midnight, the Deerfield-based conglomerate will split its remaining businesses into two publicly traded …...
TribLocal - Deerfield » NewsSpirits company Beam Inc. said Thursday that its third-quarter net income rose 14.2 percent as sales of its newer alcohol brands grew. It's the first …...
TribLocal - Deerfield » NewsAssociated Press reports: Fortune Brands Inc., which makes a variety of products from security items to Jim Beam liquor, said Wednesday that its Chairman and …...
TribLocal - Winnetka & Northfield » NewsChicago Tribune reports: Just 18 months after acquiring British candy maker Cadbury, Kraft Foods is breaking up. The Northfield-based conglomerate, currently the world's second-largest food …...
Chicago Breaking BusinessAssociated Press via Bloomberg | Deerfield-based Fortune Brands, the maker of Jim Beam bourbon, bathroom faucets and other consumer products, raised the low end of its full-year adjusted earnings guidance on Tuesday, citing its better-than-expected first-...
Chicago Breaking BusinessFrom Reuters | Deerfield-based Fortune Brands plans to increase marketing spending in its spirits business more than 10 percent. Fortune's senior vice president and chief financial officer Craig Omtvedt said that Fortune wants to build its core brands,...
Chicago Breaking BusinessFrom Bloomberg | Fortune Brands' golf business, Acushnet, was a winner today after Callaway Golf Co., the maker of Big Bertha golf clubs, lost a bid for $246 million in patent-infringement damages.Get the full story: businessweek.com....
Tribune staff reporterChicago-area stocks have not gotten off to a particularly good start in 2003. As market benchmarks look to break the first three-year losing streak since World War II, the biggest local companies endured a rocky first quarter, with a few, mostly limited,...
Tribune newspapers: Los Angeles TimesIt's getting harder for imperial chief executives to hold on to power. That's raising hopes that the idea of imperial CEO pay also will soon be dethroned. Corporate reform activists, including those who have long campaigned against outrageously...
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Tribune staff reporterMonday's events at McDonald's Corp. are a wake-up call for companies without second-in-command executives. Most corporate boards have contingency plans for the sudden death or disability of a chief executive, such as tapping a senior board member as...
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