BUSINESS AND ECONOMY
In 1990, Chicago-based Wrigley's became the first company to reward its workers for taking buses and
trains to work, instead of driving cars.
Thomas Bata, the Czech who started Bata International, set up a small shop in Konnagar in 1931 and
today it is a township called Batanagar. He returned to Czechoslovakia where Bata was founded after the
Velvet revolution, which saw the overthrow of the communist regime in 1989.
The Age of Turbulence by Alan Greenspan has author's dedication read as:
For my beloved Andrea.
Guardsmark claims to be the largest employer of former FBI agents in the
Hole in the Wall camps was founded by Paul Newman