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  • Kodak bankruptcy: Why can't U.S. firms realize the potential of their discoveries?

    Your editorial "A sad 'Kodak' moment" of Jan. 21 clearly identified the problem that resulted in Kodak's bankruptcy as a lack of vision by the executives. As you pointed out, it's ironic that Kodak invented digital photography in 1976 but didn't move...
  • Sinclair CEO's compensation rose 16 percent

    Sinclair Broadcast Group's chief executive, David D. Smith, earned $4.2 million last year, a 16 percent increase that included more than $2 million in stock option awards, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster reported. Compensation for Smith, who is also...
  • Safeway, Giant Food begin recruiting temporary workers

    Giant Food and Safeway, the Baltimore region's two largest supermarket chains, are recruiting temporary workers as contract negotiations continue with the union that represents 23,000 employees. The current agreement expires March 31. The companies...
  • Case study lauds Healthy Howard program

    Offering health care services at 75 percent of the cost of traditional insurance, Healthy Howard has served as a good example of how to reach out to the underserved, according to a recent case study of the program by a Bethesda-based health-care...
  • CEOs paid more even as profits fall

    CEOs paid more even as profits fall
    Chief executives of public companies have long had a ready answer when criticized about high pay: It's all about company performance. That argument has been put to the test by the toughest financial environment since the Great Depression. If...
  • Millions may go to executives at CEG

    Constellation Energy Group, which narrowly avoided bankruptcy last year, negotiated a deal with France's largest utility ensuring senior managers would receive up to $32 million in long-term performance and retention incentives during the next two years....
  • Many executives delivered 'bang for the buck'

    For 2004, a year that saw the shares of T. Rowe Price Group Inc. surge more than 31 percent, company chief executive George A. Roche received a more modest 21.7 percent bump in his compensation - just about all from performance bonuses. In short, a half-...
  • PC maker expects to shake off slowdown

    Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $8 million for the last three months of 2002, the first time Apple has recorded two consecutive quarterly losses since founder Steve Jobs returned to the company's executive offices in 1997. The back-...
  • Ross taps the thrill of the bargain hunt

    Mary Bullard has a sort of love-hate relationship with Ross Dress for Less. She doesn't like the stores because they have narrow aisles, long lines and "way too much stuff." But all that isn't enough to keep her away: The Corona, Calif., resident...
  • Probe of crime office expands to include UM program

    A federal investigation of a Maryland anti-crime office has widened its focus to include grants given to the Center for Substance Abuse Research, a program run from the University of Maryland, College Park. A university spokesman said yesterday that a...
  • How we did it

    The Sun's report on corporate chief-executive compensation in Maryland is based on data gathered by Aon Corp., a global benefits consulting firm based in Chicago, under a contract with Tribune Co. newspapers. Aon obtained the data from the most recent...
  • TSMC targets record revenue as high-end smartphones demand more chips

    TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) targets record revenue in the second quarter as more of the company's chips are installed in high-end smartphones to power increasingly complex features. The world's largest contract...