Corporations: Goodbye Hong Kong, Hello Acapulco

Ask a Hong Kong ricksha boy or postcard vendor to name the biggest, busiest, most beneficent U.S. corpora tion, and chances are that he'll answer chop-chop. General Motors? No. U.S.

Steel? Guess again. As far as Hong Kong cares, it is Gibson — which is short for the Hupp Corp.'s Gibson Refrigera tor Division of Greenville, Mich. This month Gibson has been discombobulating the city like nothing since the Japa nese invasion.

Shuttling into Kai Tak Airport, 24 chartered Pan American 707s daily un load waves of Gibson dealers and their wives who have...

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