Deal values KKW Beauty at $1 Billion
New York-based Coty Inc. paid $200 million for a 20% stake in KKW Beauty, bringing the company's valuation to $1 billion.
Platform supports sales, inventory management
Santa Monica-based eTail Pet Inc. is giving small pet stores a longer leash in the digital space.
Nissen, Medina, Cheung are elevated
The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. announced last week that recently retired NBCUniversal exec Steve Nissen has been elected as the organization’s new board chairman.
Social media giant launches offerings to counter TikTok
In a series of moves seemingly made with one eye on advertisers and the other on rapidly growing competitor TikTok, Snap Inc. recently announced shoppable shows, rolled out music lenses and signed partnerships with third-party developers.
Startup also rolls out device for inspection, traceability
Elementary Robotics Inc., a downtown-based robotics startup, has raised $12.7 million in Series A funding.
City Council prioritizes social equity, launches lottery
The city of Los Angeles has passed sweeping changes to its cannabis regulatory regime, with big implications for the industry in the one of the world’s largest legal markets.
Tools like Zoom break down barriers
Jason Blumberg relied on face-to-face meetings — the firmness of the handshake, maintaining eye contact, a confident voice — to build trust with clients.
Deal is valued at $200 million
The Writers Guild of America has reached a tentative deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, eliminating fears of a possible WGA strike.
Firm strikes deals with ABC, Sister
Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James and longtime business partner Maverick Carter are riding high with recently announced funding and a new content deal for their entertainment and consumer products company.
Exposition Point, a long-planned addition to Exposition Park adjacent to the school, is moving forward after clearing the city of Los Angeles’ approval process last month.
Lyon, Winters take reins at firm
Sawtelle-based architecture firm Nadel Inc. has completed its transition to new ownership with principals Greg Lyon and Patrick Winters taking the helm at the firm.
Platinum Equity has purchased Deluxe Entertainment Services' distribution business.
American Airlines is shifting its trans-Pacific flight hub from LAX to Dallas-Fort Worth International.
Internet services firm J2 Global Inc. has hit back at a short seller report that drove its stock down 9%.
SpaceX successfully launched the company's first mission for the U.S. Space Force.
In what the California Film Commission said is a sign that Hollywood is ready to return to work, the agency announced $40 million in tax credits.
Brentwood-based Hudson Pacific Properties Inc. will soon have a new partner in its iconic studio sites in Hollywood.
The silver tsunami triggered by the aging of America is driving increased demand for senior housing, even in the face of a pandemic.
LA companies lead the way in a growing industry
An influx of investment is bringing new momentum to the podcast industry in Los Angeles, which has developed into a hub for the burgeoning medium.
Experts divided after May rate reaches 20.9%
While the nation’s jobless picture showed signs of improvement in May, Los Angeles County’s unemployment rate continued to surge last month, sparking debate among economists about the local outlook.