Planning: Growing middle class feeds demand for cities, entertainment.
Architecture and design firms add growing Chinese market to their business blueprint.
Firm self-regulates to help down users avoid charges of foul play.
Allied Feather & Down hopes to goose sales to clothing makers with its new rules on treatment of birds.
Trucking: Vision rolls into bankruptcy after burning through millions in grants.
Hydrogen-truck maker Vision Industries steers into bankruptcy after reaping millions from public agencies.
Downtown Los Angeles engineering and construction firm Aecom Technology Corp. completed its acquisition of San Francisco’s URS Corp. Friday in a $6 billion deal that creates a giant in the engineering and construction industry.
Mattel Inc. remained profitable during the third quarter despite an 8 percent decline in worldwide sales, the company reported Thursday.
Nestdrop hopes to generate buzz by adding medical pot to alcohol business.
Marijuana: Nestdrop thinks it’s high time for a medical pot delivery business.
West Coast port operators and dock workers have not had a contract since June, and retailers are starting to worry about whether they will get their shipments in time for the holiday shopping rush.
Private membership airline Surf Air announced Monday that it will expand its service both north and south of Los Angeles – to Carlsbad in November and to Oakland in December.
Beverages: Reed’s has new equipment, ad campaign, lenders as the drink maker nears capping its first profitable year.
Beverages: Reed’s says it’s about to catch lightning in a bottle as the drink maker closes in on its first profitable year.
Indian officials have ordered the removal of more than 800 waterless urinals in Delhi, and the chief executive of the Los Angeles company that produces the equipment isn’t happy about it.