We want to encourage other companies that have significant business assets in this area--as well as those that do not--to join us in a massive relief effort for our fellow citizens who will be suffering in the days and weeks ahead.
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Our retail comparisons for the quarter reflect solid promotions and merchandising that were particularly effective during a more heavily consumer-based holiday season.
Over the past year or two we have been softer than normal in international.
There's been a sea change in our focus on corporate ethics. We've made more progress in the last three years than the previous 30.
I don't mean to sugarcoat the figure on restatements, but I think it is positive - it shows a healthy system. The general impression of the public is that accounting rules are black and white. They are often anything but that, and in many instances the changes in earnings came after new interpretations by the chief accountant of the SEC.
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I think that the two of them have been doing this for a really long time and it is more like sport. Yes, they would love to find a lasting relationship, but it's not likely to happen the way they are going about it.
Do not mistake a crowd of big wage-earners for the leisure class.