New problem for Crown Books as Hemmerle resigns

Baker, John F.; Reid, Calvin
July 1994
Publishers Weekly;7/4/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 27, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on Crown Books president and chief executive officer Glenn Hemmerle's resignation to become president of Pearle Vision. Crown Books' multimillion-dollar restructuring effort to upgrade its superstore operations; Decline in earnings for the first quarter ended April 30, 1994.


Related Articles

  • Hemmerle names to Bombay board.  // Nation's Restaurant News;05/19/97, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p236 

    Reports that home-furnishings concern the Bombay Co. has named Glenn Hemmerle president and chief executive of the 40s-themed burger operation.

  • Johnny Rockets taps retail vet Hemmerle as president. Martin, Richard // Nation's Restaurant News;2/24/97, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p2 

    Reports on the appointment of Glenn Hemmerle as president and chief executive of Johnny Rockets. Hemmerly as successor of Jeffrey Campbell; Highlights of Hemmerle's career in food service; Responsibilities at Johnny Rockets; Hemmerle's plans for Johnny Rockets.

  • Crown's Jewels: A super Crown tour. Hix, C.; Mutter, J. // Publishers Weekly;12/14/1990, Vol. 237 Issue 50, p39 

    Reports on the Super Crown bookstore in Greenbelt, Md., owned by Crown Books Corp., a heavy discounting store. Description of the store; Children's department; Excerpts from an interview with Robert Haft, president of Crown Books Corp.; Other Crown stores.

  • Crown to open 11 superstores in fiscal 1995. Baker, John F.; Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;6/13/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 24, p9 

    Reports on Crown Books Corp.'s plans to open several Super Crown Bookstores in fiscal 1995. Estimated cost of opening each store; Plans to close several Classic Crown stores in 1994; Plans to relocate or expand stores with remaining leases; Advertising expenses in 1994.

  • The Incredible Shrinking Book Chain To Close Another 28 Stores.  // Book Publishing Report;02/05/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p3 

    Reports that Crown Books Corp. is planning to close down several of its bookstores in the United States. Estimated number of bookstores to be closed down by the company; Percentage decline in sales incurred by the company in November and December 2000; Details regarding the efforts of Crown...

  • Strike Two For Crown, As Retailer Enters Bankruptcy For Second Time.  // Book Publishing Report;02/19/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p2 

    Reports that Crown Books Corp. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States. Closure of retail outlets; Financial status of the company.

  • Crown books emerging from bankruptcy, will have new leader.  // Book Publishing Report;10/11/99, Vol. 24 Issue 40, p3 

    Reports that Crown Books Corp. has received final confirmation of its reorganization plan and plans to emerge from bankruptcy within a month. Crown Books' search for a candidate who will replace resigning Anna Currence as chief executive officer of the company; List of new company hirees;...

  • Crown Losses About as Expected. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;1/4/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 1, p19 

    Reports on the bankruptcy filing of Crown Books with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and its net loss for the third quarter of 1998. Net loss of the company for the quarter; Information on the company's agreement with its debtor-in-possession lenders to amend its current...

  • Crown Books files Chapter 11, unit closings inevitable.  // Discount Store News;7/27/98, Vol. 37 Issue 14, p6 

    Reports that Crown Books Corp. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on July 15, 1998. Comments from Anna Currence, president and chief operating officer of Crown Books; Major creditors; Business profile; Financial performance in the early 1990s.


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics