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FOOD: Officials put out welcome mat for relocation of Huy Fong’s facility.
Food: Cities outside California smell an opportunity as Irwindale residents complain about odor from Huy Fong’s chili plant.
Jakks Pacific Inc. on Wednesday announced a collaboration with five national retailers for a new DreamPlay app that enables kids to create virtual shopping environments.
Shares of Motorcar Parts of America Inc. jumped more than 25 percent on Tuesday after the maker and distributor of aftermarket automobile parts reported a fiscal second-quarter profit. Aecom Technology Corp. shares fell more than 7 percent after the construction management company gave an outlook for next year that missed Wall Street projections.
APPAREL: The paper-preferring clothing industry may prove a tough fit for NuOrder’s digital ordering and inventory system
It’s hard to find a pen or paper at NuOrder Inc.’s West Hollywood offices. Its co-founders don’t want its biggest competitor hanging around.
PennyMac Financial Services reported disappointing third quarter earnings due to a decrease in loan origination.
BYD Co. Ltd. on Monday defended itself from charges that the electric-vehicle manufacturer did not comply with minimum wage laws for engineers working at its Lancaster plant and North American headquarters in downtown Los Angeles.
David Murdock on Friday completed his acquisition of Dole Food Co. and has taken the Westlake Village agribusiness company private.
Dole Food Co. stockholders on Thursday approved the sale of the company to its 90-year-old chairman and chief executive by the narrowest of margins.
Chinese electric bus manufacturer BYD Co. Ltd. has hired an international law firm to represent its U.S. division in an ongoing investigation by the California Department of Industrial Relations into workplace violations, the company said Wednesday.
Occidental Petroleum Corp. said that its third-quarter profit rose 15 percent, as the company benefited from an increase domestic oil and natural gas production and higher U.S. energy prices.
Billionaire entrepreneur Al Mann has sold his Sylmar battery technology company, Quallion LLC, for $30 million to EnerSys, an industrial battery maker in Reading, Pa.
Ixia has agreed to purchase Net Optics Inc., a Northern California network monitoring software company, for $190 million in cash.
Automotive: Balqon yet to turn around electric fleet’s fortunes.
Balqon continues to spin its wheels as financial woes mount for the L.A. port-hired maker of electric trucks.
ENERGY: Need to secure power could give Coda batteries inside lane.
State electricity-storage ruling could charge up business for battery maker left over from Coda Automotive.
Avery Dennison Corp. on Friday reported a lower third-quarter profit, largely due to expenses related to the sale of two units, but adjusted results beat Wall Street expectations.