MARKETING: Index sees sites as major attractions for toy sales.
Index Promotions looks to ride the theme park boom into more custom merchandise orders.
Duo pours themselves into developing unique take on Absolut Co.’s Our/Vodka.
Steven Ocheltree and Tyler Simmons seek to bottle L.A.’s spirit with their venture for Our/Vodka.
RETAIL: Ross Fraser goes after former representation for collapse of his Kitson.
Kitson founder Fraser Ross says his former lawyers and chain’s ex-CEO busted his business and cost him millions.
CLOTHING: Hale Bob drops calendar for see now, buy now.
Hale Bob has decided it’s time to ditch seasonal apparel rollouts for a see now, buy now approach.
PCL Construction renovates restroom for Skid Row institution.
PCL Construction gives, and Los Angeles Mission receives, a new restroom.
MARKETING: Ad agency touts low-cost pluses of partnerships.
High Wide & Handsome plays matchmaker for brands seeking social media hookups.
COSMETICS: Acquisition of Nude by Beautycounter hinged on nontoxic ethos.
Santa Monica skin care and cosmetics brand Beautycounter is making more room on its shelf.
Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 appears to be falling victim to the recent slowdown seen by cohorts H&M, Urban Outfitters, and even larger retailers such as Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus.
DIY business MakersKit hopes industry giant Target’s accelerator will help it think outside boxes.
Delicate Estates offers humorous twist on vintage greeting cards.
Delicate Estates adheres to a humorous spirit with its joke labels that fit on real bottles.