International Directory of Company Histories

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When students, job candidates, business executives, historians and investors need accurate and detailed information on the development of any of the world's 2,000 largest and most influential companies, direct them to International Directory of Company Histories. This multi-volume work is the first major reference to bring together histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location.

Each two- to four-page entry is meticulously detailed with facts gathered from popular magazines, academic periodicals, books, annual reports and the archives of the companies themselves.

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Covers 10 industries ranging from advertising to drugs which have met one or both of the following criteria: achieved two billion US dollars in annual sales, or distinguished itself as a leading influence in a particular industry or geographical location. Each entry includes the company's legal name, mailing address of its headquarters, telephone number, whether the company is publicly owned, privately owned, or state controlled. Entries are arranged by subject; v.1 ends with "Drugs". The set will be complete in five volumes (the other volumes not yet seen). Each is individually indexed. Alkaline paper. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
List of Abbreviations

Ajegroup S.A.
Apple & Eve L.L.C.
The Arthur C. Clarke Foundation
Artsana SpA
Belleville Shoe Manufacturing Company
Biffa plc
Bronner Brothers Inc.
Burberry Group plc
Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P.
Cardone Industries Inc.
Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc.
Clement Pappas & Company, Inc.
Colliers International Property Consultants Inc.
Cooperativa Nacional de Productores de Leche S.A. (Conaprole)
Corinthian Colleges, Inc.
Corporación José R. Lindley S.A.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Dietz and Watson, Inc.
Dominick & Dominick LLC
Drinker, Biddle and Reath L.L.P.
Edwards Brothers, Inc.
Eka Chemicals AB
Établissements Jacquot and Cie S.A.S.
Finisar Corporation
Flatiron Construction Corporation
Francotyp‐Postalia Holding AG
Frisch's Restaurants, Inc.
Furmanite Corporation
Getrag Corporate Group
GraceKennedy Ltd.
Harris Interactive Inc.
The Harris Soup Company (Harry's Fresh Foods)
Hayel Saeed Anam Group of Cos.
Herbalife Ltd.
HickoryTech Corporation
InFocus Corporation
Interpool, Inc.
Intevac, Inc.
Jacques Whitford
Jenny Craig, Inc.
Jeppesen Sanderson, Inc.
The Kansas City Southern Railway Company
L.A. Darling Company
Lillian Vernon Corporation
M. DuMont Schauberg GmbH & Co. KG
Mackays Stores Group Ltd.
Marfin Popular Bank plc
Mariella Burani Fashion Group
The McClatchy Company
McNaughton Apparel Group, Inc.
Meidensha Corporation
Metal Management, Inc.
Miami Herald Media Company
The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc.
The Navigators Group, Inc.
Network Equipment Technologies Inc.
Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd.
Nissan Motor Company Ltd.
Nuplex Industries Ltd.
Nutrexpa S.A.
Oberto Sausage Company, Inc.
Onet S.A.
Pelikan Holding AG
Philadelphia Gas Works Company
Philadelphia Media Holdings LLC
Plain Dealer Publishing Company
Puratos S.A./NV
Redback Networks, Inc.
Republic Services, Inc.
Saur S.A.S.
Seattle Lighting Fixture Company
Seattle Pacific Industries, Inc.
Seattle Seahawks, Inc.
Stephens Inc.
Swedish Match AB
Syntel, Inc.
TALX Corporation
Thor Industries Inc.
THQ, Inc.
TIC Holdings Inc.
Touton S.A.
Třinecké Železárny A.S.
Underberg AG
Unión de Cervecerias Peruanas Backus y Johnston S.A.A.
Veit Companies
Volcan Compañia Minera S.A.A.
Wagon plc
Western Digital Corporation
Writers Guild of America, West, Inc.
Yarnell Ice Cream Company, Inc.
Zanett, Inc.
Zipcar, Inc.

Index to Companies
Index to Industries
Geographic Index

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