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Rochester Business Journal 25

DEFINITIONS NA–Not available. NM–Not meaningful. NET INCOME–Income from continuing operations before extraordinary items and after preferred-stock dividends. All per-share amounts are fully diluted. P/E RATIO–Price/earnings ratio based on 1994 earnings per share and March 31, 1995, share price. RETURN ON ...

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Rochester Business Journal 25

RANKED BY TOTAL % CHANGE IN SALES, 1993 TO 1994 1. Canandaigua Wine Co. Inc. 105.5 2. Hahn Automotive Warehouse Inc. 80.9 3. PSC Inc. 55.4 4. Ultralife Batteries Inc. 36.6 5. Student Loan Corp. 28.8 6. IEC Electronics Corp. ...

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Rochester Business Journal 25

Talk about beating inflation. While much of the area’s corporate rank and file settled for wage hikes of 4 percent or less last year, nearly half of the Rochester Business Journal 25 CEOs saw their pay envelopes swell with percentage ...

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Rochester Business Journal 25

RANKED BY TOTAL COMPENSATION IN 1994 Compensation(1) % Company Executive 1994 1993 Change 1. Eastman Kodak Co. George Fisher 6,004,825 5,484,769 9.5 2. Xerox Corp. Paul Allaire 5,081,772 2,229,865 127.9 3. ACC Corp. Richard Aab 2,013,497 643,546 212.9 4. Bausch ...

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Rochester Business Journal 25

At Rochester Gas and Electric Corp.’s annual meeting in April, CEO Roger Kober told shareholders that restructuring of industry will create “great opportunities for companies whose strategies are in line with what their customers want.” But he warned: “The message ...

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Rochester Business Journal 25

1. Xerox Corp.[1] $794 $6.44 $17,837 $38,585 18.23 4.5 Xerox Square Rochester, N.Y. 14644 423-5090 Designs, develops, manufactures and markets document-processing products and systems 2. Eastman Kodak Co. 554[2,3] 1.63 13,557 14,968 32.67 4.1 343 State St. Rochester, N.Y. 14650 ...

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Small Business Resource Guide

(Continued from previous page) 4. Balance your books. Experts agree that a comprehensive and understandable bookkeeping system is one of the most basic requirements of a successful business. While very few entrepreneurs enjoy the number-crunching aspects of running an operation, ...

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(Continued from previous page) 7. Hire the right people. Employees are one of the most valuable assets your business can have. Their cooperation, enthusiasm and well-being can make the difference between a mediocre and an outstanding business. Untrained, unmotivated employees ...

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(Continued from previous page) 10. Do not be afraid to ask for help. Turning to outside specialists to help avoid or solve problems is standard operating procedure for large companies. Yet with the exception of accountants and attorneys, many small-business ...

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Small Business Resource Guide

Each offers pros and cons that should be carefully weighed by would-be small-business people, preferably using the advice of an attorney and an accountant. Though each of the three forms of organization has specific characteristics, they “are not black and ...

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Small Business Resource Guide

Many people mistakenly assume that a successful business plan should dazzle their readers with complicated technical jargon, complex corporate structures and fierce non-disclosure pledges. Yet the truth is that this type of approach actually can alienate potential investors, who may ...

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Small Business Resource Guide

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Small Business Resource Guide

SBA Publications — Emerging Business Series “Transferring Management/Family Businesses” (EB01/$3) “Marketing Strategies for Growing Businesses” (EB02/$3) “Management Issues for Growing Businesses” (EB03/$3) “Human Resource Management for Growing Businesses” (EB04/$3) “Audit Checklist for Growing Businesses” (EB05/$3) “Strategic Planning for Growing Businesses” ...

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Here’s a quiz to test
your readiness for ownership

Starting a business is risky at best, but your chances of succeeding will improve if you understand the problems you are likely to encounter, and have them worked out before you start. The first question you need to answer is ...

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Consultants, firms weigh
benefits of trade shows

But are trade shows worth the time and expense for the small-business owner or consultant who operates on a tight budget and a tight margin, and is probably wondering how many phone calls are being missed at home? The answer ...

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