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The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism announced Wednesday that veteran broadcaster Willow Bay has been named director of its School of Journalism. Bay also is the wife of Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Bob Iger.
Steven Hilton on Tuesday said that he will step down as chief executive of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation at the end of next year.
Ranker takes Yelp-like ratings beyond just hotels, restaurants.
List-making website Ranker hopes it rates the description “a Yelp for everything else.”
LAW: Gibson Dunn touts recent Latin American wins for Dole, Chevron as it courts more work from multinationals.
Recent court victories for Dole and Chevron are helping Gibson Dunn make its case for more international work.
LAW: Plaintiff attorneys raise costs by going straight to filing.
Reform intended to curb abuse of the Americans With Disabilities Act has not stopped business owners from being sued multiple times for the same infraction.
Reality show gets ritzy pawnshop out of hock
Pawnshop owner Yossi Dina credits his reality TV show with extending the shelf life of his business.
PizzaRev plans to open seven franchises in St. Louis, Mo. and Austin, Texas over the next two years, the Westlake Village fast casual pizza chain said.
Edison International said Tuesday that a bankruptcy judge in Chicago has approved the sale of most assets of one of its units to a New Jersey electric utility.
Shares of Korn/Ferry International rose more than 13 percent in Friday, a day after the staffing giant reported fiscal third-quarter profit that was significantly better than analysts expected.
General Finance Corp. has expanded its capabilities in the liquid containment storage industry by signing an agreement to acquire Texas tank operator Lone Star.
Eden Memorial Park in Mission Hills has settled a class-action lawsuit for $35 million that accused it of digging up and dumping remains in order to reuse burial sites – though when all costs are included the total could reach $80 million, according to media reports on Friday.
Shares of Air Lease Corp. climbed in after-hours trading Thursday after the aircraft leasing company reported better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings and revenue.
Platinum Equity on Thursday said it completed the sale of fleet equipment rental company Nesco to an affiliate of Energy Capital Partners.
Shares of UTi Worldwide Inc. sank nearly 30 percent Wednesday after the logistics company said it had breached debt covenants and expected to report a fourth quarter loss.
DineEquity Inc. reported fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday in line with analysts’ estimates, but announced the departure of an executive at its Applebee’s chain, which saw same-store sales fall.