Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Central Ohio Companies See Mixed Results In Recent Earnings
Two of the region’s largest private employers are celebrating some good news today, while another Central Ohio mainstay is limping through the fall.
Dublin-based Wendy’s reports a stronger-than-expected third quarter with revenues growing to $641 million. The burger chain credited gains over the same period last year to the introduction of the Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger.
Retail giant Limited Brands says store sales increased sharply in the month of October, nearly $70 million more than the same month last year. The company’s lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret saw comparable store sales rise four times analyst expectations.
Meanwhile, pretty teen brand Abercrombie & Fitch is struggling. Stock prices tumbled more than 10 percent yesterday and the company now predicts weak holiday sales.