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2020 Environmental Business Special Report

Consumers demand environmentally friendly solutions from nearly every industry. Here’s how some L.A. companies are responding — and thriving.

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Risks and Rewards

Oskouian likes her chances when it comes to growing Ship & Shore

Ship & Shore has 90 full-time employees and pulls in between $20 million and $25 million a year designing and making a range of air pollution control devices.

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By a Thread

360Sweater spins up a range of recycled cashmere products

360Sweater's Naked Cashmere line is made from cashmere recycled from never-worn clothing items.

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Jacmar Bulks Up for Retail

Restaurant supplier reaches out to consumers

Opening Jacmar’s warehouse to the public for curbside pickup is one of the ways President and CFO Jim Hliboki is trying to keep his company afloat during the pandemic.

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LA Businesses Racing to Adapt

Virus drives virtual, ecommerce options

Companies in Los Angeles County are finding new ways to conduct business since state and local officials issued rules designed to combat the spread of Covid-19.

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Keeping Our Community of Business™ Together

LA Business Journal extends free digital access

For a limited time, the Los Angeles Business Journal is providing all readers with free access to its online content and its digital version of the print edition.

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2020 Law Firms Special Report

LA's law firms are on the front lines of an evolving business landscape

Top attorneys discuss the industry disruptions, technology and other issues affecting them and their clients n the 2020 Law Firms Special Report.

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Guiding Lights: 2020 Law Firms Special Report Roundtable

Some of LA’s top lawyers weigh in on their changing industry — and offer guidance for businesses

An all-star panel of L.A. attorneys share insights into how their business clients' legal needs are evolving, how tech is changing their industry and more.

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Air Lease Navigates Headwinds

Company offers cash for aircraft or lease extensions

Century City-based Air Lease Corp. has been making course changes to navigate airline industry headwinds from the coronavirus.

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Hiring Tests Seek to Eliminate Bias

Assessment company valued at $56M

West Hollywood-based preemployment assessment company Criteria Corp. says tools like personality tests help better predict candidates’ future performance than resumes and interviews alone.

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L.A. County Unemployment Rate Held Steady in January Despite Seasonal Job Losses

L.A. County’s unemployment rate in January remained at 4.3% despite heavy seasonal job losses, according to state figures released March 13.

Dray Alliance Secures $10 Million in Funding

Company brings a digital focus to last-mile category

Dray Alliance Inc., a digital marketplace for last-mile cargo transportation, raised $10.2 million in a Series A funding round led by Matrix Partners in San Francisco.

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Dream Factories

Colleges ramp up study-in-Hollywood programs

Out-of-state colleges and universities operating study-in-Hollywood programs are becoming a force in higher education locally as their real-estate footprints mushroom across Los Angeles.

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AEG to Fill Up With Fuelster

LA Live fans to get gas delivery

Fans at Staples Center and L.A. Live will now be able to get their cars gassed up while they’re watching events at the venues.

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Living Walls Offer Growing Opportunity

Habitat Horticulture allows businesses to go green

Companies are embracing the multiple tangible benefits of installing living walls.

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