Lillian Cahn, 89, a co-founder of the Coach Leatherware Co., which she and her husband started in a small New York City factory and later sold; in 2012, Coach had $4 billion in sales.


The 60th anniversary of Peeps, the spongy marshmallow chicks that have become synonymous with Easter in the U.S.; they were born in 1953, when Russian immigrant Sam Born bought the Rodda Candy Co. of Lancaster, Pa.


John Byrne, 80, executive who in the late 1970s brought Geico back from the brink of bankruptcy, a legendary turnaround that led Warren Buffett to call him the...

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