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Strong global sales of its flagship Barbie and newcomer doll lines such as Monster High helped boost Mattel Inc.'s third quarter net income 16 percent.
Shares of Joe’s Jeans Inc. fell more than 8 percent Wednesday, a day after the apparel maker said it moved to a loss in the third quarter on declining sales of one brand and expenses related to an acquisition.
The Los Angeles region is poised to create more manufacturing jobs but more needs to be done to get potential workers ready for those jobs, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday at the opening of the Westec manufacturing expo.
Superior Industries International Inc. on Monday said that Steven Borick will retire as chief executive of the aluminum wheel manufacturer at the end of March.
The once-trendy L.A. fashion line Juicy Couture has had its naming rights sold to New York-based Authentic Brands Group for $195 million in cash.
Cherokee Inc. on Monday said that its board approved a stock repurchase program of up to 1 million shares.
Platinum Equity on Tuesday said that it has acquired MetoKote Corp., a Lima, Ohio provider of industrial metal coating services.
Sugar Factory opens lollipop shop featuring room for parties.
Las Vegas’ Sugar Factory to pop open a new shop in Hollywood complete with a room for bachelorette parties.
Ironclad Performance Wear Corp., an El Segundo maker of task specific gloves, announced that Scott Jarus, its chairman and chief executive, has resigned.
A Laguna Beach private investment firm that is the fifth largest shareholder in U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc. said it wants to buy out the largest holder’s stake so it can better influence a turnaround of the Carson automotive e-commerce company.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday said it would cite Southern California Edison Co. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for alleged design flaws in steam generators that resulted in closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
Farms feed eatery Tender Greens’ growth plan
Rooting interest from its partners – farms – has restaurant chain Tender Greens looking to grow beyond California.
Pacific Coast Energy Co., a private entity run by the founders of BreitBurn Energy Partners, late Wednesday announced a secondary offering of 13.5 million existing units in its publicly traded Pacific Coast Oil Trust.
Solar technology company ESolar Inc. said on Tuesday that it had raised $22 million in additional funding from existing investors.
Vance Street Capital on Monday said it made another tech acquisition to beef up a portfolio company.