DINING: Umami founder Adam Fleischman channels physics into new venture.
Umami Burger founder Adam Fleischman serves up a consulting business with a side of ‘continuum physics.’
Foreign-born business owners talk about how they sowed success by putting down roots in Los Angeles.
fashion: Muralists add retailers to suit over alleged use of work in products.
Italian fashion brand Roberto Cavalli, as well as retailers Amazon.com, Nordstrom and Zappos.com, are headed to court to face off against some unlikely opponents: a group of L.A. graffiti artists.
SHIPPING: Executives discuss how they fight to stay afloat.
Execs at port-dependent businesses discuss being left high and dry by ongoing labor negotiations.
BEAUTY: Markwins buys Lip Smacker, Bonne Bell lines with plans for revival.
Markwins International expands its cosmetics coverage by buying two youth-oriented brands.
MARKETING: Scout 22 says it expects steady diet of clients with new restricted focus.
It’s common for public relations and marketing firms to have a specialty, but new firm Scout 22 is taking things to an incredibly specific level: The firm bills itself as the first vegan public relations and marketing agency in Los Angeles.
Marco Giannini’s move into retail unleashed growing pet chain.
Former food maker Marco Giannini has found a new leash on life with his retail chain.
RETAIL: Kitson says operator of shops running stores into ground.
Kitson’s deal for two LAX shops has resulted in nothing but turbulence with store operator Hudson.
Red Interactive turns ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ joke into reality.
Red Interactive Agency channels TV show’s fictional Kwazy Cupcakes! into real-world app.
AG Jeans swings for golf wear market with new line for men.
AG Jeans joins golf club with its new sportswear line for the links.