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Johnny Was Apparel Brand Investment Pays Off for Endeavour

Downtown-based apparel brand Johnny Was has quadrupled its annual revenue to about $200 million.

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California Market Center Readies for Completion of $170 Million Makeover

The Gensler-designed renovation adds a rooftop terrace, open-air skybridges, dining space and an events plaza.

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Whiplash Queues Up Southwest Distribution Hub with Enlinx Acquisition

Whiplash, which handles warehousing and distribution for Macy’s and Bed Bath & Beyond, said it plans to make Salt Lake City a long-term shipping node.

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Revolve Hires Kendall Jenner in Marketing Push

Revolve Group Inc. is embarking on a major marketing push that involves increased spending and a celebrity hire.

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OSI System Reports ‘Record’ Q4 Earnings

OSI Systems Inc.’s forecast for 2022 shows positive outlook for its security and optoelectronics divisions.

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Delta Surge Threatens Recovery at LA Airports

Just as airports start to match pre-pandemic levels of passenger traffic, they're bracing for another slowdown.

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Meet LA’s Home-Churned Ice Cream Makers

These six companies are part of a local industry that reflects the city's cultural diversity.

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Honest Co. Shares Fall After Q2 Losses

Honest Co. Inc.’s shares hovered around $10 two weeks after the Playa Vista-based maker of nontoxic and eco-friendly personal and household products posted second-quarter earnings and revenue that fell short of Wall Street expectations.

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Guess Posts Mixed Quarterly Earnings

Guess Inc. reported mixed financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2022 that ended July 31, which dampened the company’s share price 5% in after-hours trading on Aug. 25.

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HydraFacial Rebrands as Beauty Health

After its successful debut on the Nasdaq in May, Long Beach-based HydraFacial Co. was renamed Beauty Health Co.

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Parent Co. Names Troy Datcher as CEO

Parent Co., a California cannabis company backed by Los Angeles billionaire Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, has a new chief executive.

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MedMen Raises $100 Million, Tilray Buys Stake

Culver City-based cannabis retailer MedMen Enterprises Inc., which has struggled financially for several years, just received a lifeline.

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B. Wayne Hughes, Public Storage Co-Founder, Dies at 87

B. Wayne Hughes, the co-founder of Glendale-based Public Storage, has died at age 87.

5 Black-Owned Beauty Brands to Watch in LA

Small Black-owned skincare and makeup brands based in Los Angeles are finding big opportunities for growth.

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Parent Co. Moves to Trade in US

Parent Co., a rapidly expanding cannabis company backed by Los Angeles billionaire and business mogul Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, has disclosed plans to list on a U.S. stock exchange.

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