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‘Beverly Hills’ Loses Grounds

HOSPITALITY: Country club’s name sold separately from land.

Co-owners of Beverly Hills Country Club look to reposition the L.A. business with a new name and amenities.

Supplements Firm Already Hits Target

E-hydrate powers up quickly with support of retail chain, TV star.

Startup E-hydrate gets quick energy from a deal with Target and the backing of actress Sofia Vergara.

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Deli-Flavored Ice Cream Nosh Niche

Coolhaus shop insists Jewish-inspired menu not chopped liver.

Coolhaus hopes customers will be kosher with its limited-time deli-inspired flavors.

Investors Fear Licensing Firm Will Miss Target

FASHION: Giant retailer’s plan to ax branded line cuts into Cherokee’s stock.

Cherokee’s shares tumble upon news that retailer Target will end the shelf life of the licenser’s branded line.

Discount Market Chain Bags 14 SoCal Locations

GROCERY: Sites shuttered by other companies offer business room to expand.

Grocers like Haggen Inc. might have had a tough time expanding into Los Angeles, but Emeryville chain Grocery Outlet Bargain Market hopes to be a mainstay.

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Salon Offers Twist For Curly-Haired

I Love Lulu founder draws line against straightening locks.

Salon I Love Lulu spins expanding business out of tending to naturally curly hair.

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Shoemaker’s Record Run Now Includes Marathon

FOOTWEAR: Skechers puts name on L.A. event as firm steps away from past flop.

Skechers steps up its profile in the performance shoe market with Los Angeles Marathon sponsorship.

Joe’s Jeans Folds

Struggling denim maker Joe’s Jeans Inc. is closing up shop and shedding its assets, with a few different players getting a piece.

Furniture Maker Sits Pretty After Market Showing

Nova Lifestyle’s gamble on new products pays off with strong showing at Las Vegas Market.

Firm’s New Division Elects for Future on Hustings

PUBLIC AFFAIRS: Rally’s unit will throw hat in ring for campaigns, initiatives.

Public affairs firm Rally in Hollywood specializes in issue advocacy for entertainment figures and public-interest clients.

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