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Published February 15, 1996
The Single-A Lansing Lugnuts have announced that Volume Services will manage the foodservices at new Oldsmobile Park in downtown Lansing. As part of this agreement, Volume Services will manage all aspects of Oldsmobile Park's food and beverage services, including concessions, suites and picnic catering (Lugnuts)....Golf equipment maker Rainbow Sports is profiled in the L.A. BUSINESS JOURNAL. Tim Ready notes that since '90, company revenues have risen from $9M to $15M (L.A. BUSINESS JOURNAL, 2/5 issue)....The S.F. EXAMINER conducted a survey on the 49ers' plans to change jersey color from scarlet to burgundy for '96. Of the more than 13,000 polled, 70% opposed the change (S.F. EXAMINER, 2/13)....Bowl America Inc. reported that net income for its second quarter dropped 16% to $895,997 ($.16/share) down from $1.1M ($.19/share) for the quarter a year ago (WASHINGTON TIMES, 2/14)....UMass basketball coach John Calipari has trademarked his "Refuse To Lose" motto, and the BOSTON HERALD notes teams like the Mariners will have to pay to use it or risk copyright infringement. Calipari's trademark earned him $16,000 last year which was donated to the UMass library (Lee & Raposa, BOSTON HERALD, 2/13).... Amer, the Finnish sporting goods manufacturer, saw '95 profits slide more than 60% with a sales drop at Wilson and tough competition" for Atomic skis (FINANCIAL TIMES, 2/15).