On Fri, 13 Jul 2001, Andrea de Polo wrote:
> according to the Italian CNN site
>http://www.cnnitalia.it/2001/ECONOMIA/07/11/polaroid/index.html, Polaroid is
>facing a major financial problem and there is rumor that 25 percent of
>employee will have to leave their job soon.
Polaroid is certainly not the only company
in fanancial distress at the moment. Compaq
and IBM are also on the ropes, not to mention
about every company in the world involved in
networking hardware or software, or semiconductor
Japan's economy, as a whole, has been in the
dumps for several years now.