Business & Finance: Billion Sales

Into the extremely select circle of U. S. corporations whose annual sales total one billion dollars, Swift & Co. will this year probably move, having done nearly a billion dollars a year for many a year. But big, energetic Louis F. Swift,* who works all day at a stand-up desk, gets as profits for his company only a small slice (less than 2%) of his gross.

Last week, however, Swift & Co. an nounced new Swift products which well may add to the Swift family net profit. By means of a new quick-freezing process,...

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