Notes, Apr. 11, 1927

Colgate-Pompeian. Bayard Colgate, director of Colgate & Co. (soaps, perfumes, toilet articles), went to Cleveland last week to talk with President Otto F. Leopold of Pompeian Manufacturing Co. (cosmetics). Result: Colgate & Co. acquired control of the Pompeian concern.

Victor. During 1925, Victor Talking Machine lost $4,187,879 by scrapping its old type machines and remodeling its factories at Camden, N. J., to make Radiolas (combined talking machines and radio receiving sets) and Orthophonics (talking machines controlled by vacuum tubes). This was to offset competition of radio receiving...

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