LABJ WEEKLY EDITION
Fastest Growing Private Companies #2 Mobile Majority
Coronal’s solar panels have proved to be hot sellers.
Fastest Growing Private Companies #4 Loot Crate
Fastest Growing Private Companies #5 Beyond Vape
Fastest Growing Private Companies #6 Blazed Fast-Fire'd Pizza
Fastest Growing Private Companies #7 Render Media Inc.
Fastest Growing Private Companies #7 Battery
Fastest Growing Private Companies #7 LA Solar Group
NuQuest Industries has built a booming business out of home-energy upgrades.
REAL ESTATE: Property value may lie in residences.
Donald Trump is still looking for the green from his 2002 acquisition of an L.A. golf course.
Clothing copyright case divides West, East coasts
Split appears between fashion industry’s coasts over copyrightable clothing case.
Henrik Fisker has charged back into the electric-car market with a new energy storage technology.
Umami founder Adam Fleischman adds sushi and noodle concept Ramen Roll to his plate.
Sunrise Tortillas maps out food truck strategy using online orders.
Sunrise Tortillas’ Emmy Tellez looks to rev up business for her truck through online ordering.
CodeSpark’s Foos aims to speak to young kids on coding language.
CodeSpark hopes programming video game Foos pushes young children’s buttons.
Dr. Mark Humayun, professor of ophthalmology, biomedical engineering, and cell and neurobiology at USC, received an unexpected surprise from President Barack Obama when he was awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation last year.
Dodgers fan Tony Pritzker talks long investment game with strategy based on buy-and-hold approach.
Pritzker Group’s Tony Pritzker goes to bat for private capital and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
INTERNET: Social Reality hires new CFO, turns to Kathy Ireland for advice.
Ad tech firm Social Reality boards Nasdaq on the back of acquisition-fueled growth.
AVIATION: JetBlue’s plan may rise on proposal for airport inspection facility.
JetBlue is looking to get international service off the ground at Long Beach Airport.
ENERGY: Judge approves role for equity committee in Breitburn negotiations.
Shareholder panel granted a seat at the table in oil company Breitburn’s bankruptcy negotiations.
RETAIL: Herman Miller’s pricey lines repositioned by Beverly Hills Chairs.
Furniture supplier has taken a positive stand on acquiring and reselling used high-end office chairs.
ADVERTISING: Expanding Austin company opens Culver City location.
Darius Fisher has become an expert at managing the digital reputation of everyone from athletes to politicians.
POLITICS: County, city decisions would impact sales taxes, development.
While most of the attention on Election Day will be on the presidential and U.S. Senate races and statewide ballot initiatives, there are plenty of local ballot measures that will impact business.
Toymaker proves game for crowdsourcing marketing strategy
Continuing a year packed with new product rollouts and diversification efforts, Mattel Inc. has announced a two-year partnership with Santa Monica crowdsourced marketing and creative content company Tongal.
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