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Mall Teams With Rideshare Service to Drive Sales

TRANSPORTATION: Lyft will get special service zones at Beverly Center.

Shopping at the Beverly Center in Beverly Hills and need a Lyft?

Writer Turns Page With Instagram

Ad executive to publish book one post a day on photo platform.

Jason Sperling pictures photo platform Instagram as the perfect place to publish his book.

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Games Over

Empty Staples Center leaves eateries hungry for diners

Staples Center’s sports teams drop the ball as well as attendance at LA Live because of few postseason games.

Shopping Center Looks to Have More in Stores

DEVELOPMENT: Cerritos’ Best Plaza brings in new tenants as part of renovation.

Beefed-up retail offerings are on their way to Cerritos, where the Best Plaza shopping center is being renovated and rebranded as Plaza 183.

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Hot Office Market Adds Retail Sizzle

DEVELOPMENT: Runway aims to fill Playa Vista’s shopping void.

Runway project looks to land retail tenants to run alongside Playa Vista’s already hot office market.

Wednesday Rundown: Wage Hike Almost Official, Sundance Cinema Selling, Arrowhead Drug Gets ‘Orphan’ Incentives

Council OKs Wage Hike It’s almost officially official: The Los Angeles City Council has given final approval to a minimum wage hike in the city, sending the measure to the mayor’s desk.

Apparel Firm Turns Mixed Bag Into Stock Spike

CLOTHING: Guess raises guidance after surprising analysts with earnings.

Investors find Guess a good fit after the apparel maker beats earnings expectations and up its guidance.

No Trouble Pitching Camp to Kids

When Mike McKeever, a senior vice president at Jones Lang LaSalle’s downtown L.A. office, isn’t busy striking real estate deals in L.A’s concrete jungle, he likes to spend time in a real forest.

Relief For When Lifting Can’t Wait

Supplement seller SuppNow is pumped up about the prospects of its vending machines in gyms.

Minimum Wage Hike One Vote Away

L.A.’s minimum wage hike got one step closer Wednesday, but will need yet another approval from the City Council before going to Mayor Eric Garcetti.

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