-- Peace dividend: Raytheon will take a $162 million charge and lay off 4,400.
-- KKR's K-III Communications unit bought the Katharine Gibbs secretarial school chain.
-- QVC blamed a fourth-quarter loss on costs related to its failed Paramount bid.
-- The price of first-class: 32 by early 1995, if the U.S. Postal Service has its way.