Joe Jackson escapes rocky government ship

...Investment Corp., a firm Walker was associated with.THOSE WHO DON'T KNOW HISTORY ARE DOOMED TO FALL PREY TO SNAKE OIL SALESMEN: The only other unsolicited bond bid I recall Augusta officials enmeshing themselves in were utility bond swaps, or derivatives...

Jell-O's revitalization efforts turn out to be a big flop

...in the shape of their school mascots.In a way, the strategy traces back to Jell-O's roots in the early 1900s, when salesmen distributed free Jell-O recipe books in an effort to boost sales. The idea was to let everyday people make fancy Victorian...

Kirby: Try these ideas to brighten winter days

When the going gets tough, the tough turn pro.? Newsroom motto Outside of generator stores and Weather Channel ad salesmen, few people like icy weather.Ice on the roads can stop your travel. Ice on the power lines can darken your day, chill...

Door-to-door meat sales raise issues

...to door and that the salesman failed to stand by the...from a door-to-door salesman, BBB recommends that...your research. Ask the salesmen for written material...by a door-to-door salesman, file a complaint with...report any unlicensed salesmen to the appropriate city...

Officers seek link in heists

...thefts from traveling salesmen this week that match...Lanham. Albert Lai, a salesman from Hong Kong who travels...we could tell this (salesman) had been followed...thefts from jewelry salesmen within a 24-hour period...Francisco said. A jewelry salesman was robbed in Columbia...

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...ones, when available, command serious prices on the market. Not bad for a little Ford that was largely used by traveling salesmen to go from city to city because it was small, light and easy to drive. It also featured a rumble seat."It also was the...

BellSouth going door-to-door to get new customers

ATLANTA - Your local telephone company is picking up where salesmen of vacuum cleaners, vinyl siding and insurance left off...states is expected over the next few months. Several hundred salesmen will eventually be part of the effort, the company said...

CD-Rom Review

Not so many years ago, salesmen used to go door-to-door trying to convince potential buyers of the advantages of owning a set of encyclopedias. Today, the...

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New payroll cards sub for pay, benefit checks

PHILADELPHIA -- Many car salesmen looking for their latest commission no longer ask if the check is in the mail, but if the money is on the card. GMC truck, Mazda...

Alarm system sales pitches can be risky

Every summer, alarm system salesmen hit the pavement, and every summer the Better Business Bureau receives a rash of complaints from consumers who feel they were...

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