Diane Haithman


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Recent Stories

In a Mask Moment, Makeup Companies Look to the Eyes

Lipstick sales fall as use of masks surges

It doesn’t take a cosmetics expert to guess that wearing face masks to fend off the coronavirus might be the kiss of death for the lipstick business.

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Executive Insights

In the midst of headlines about layoffs and shutdowns, L.A. business leaders seem to be ramping up in new ways.

LeBron’s SpringHill Scores Funding, Content Deals

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.

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WGA, Producers Reach Agreement

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.

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Marketing Agency Quantasy Makes Cultural Connections

Agency works with Google and Honda

Will Campbell, co-founder and chief executive of digital creative agency Quantasy & Associates, does not define the downtown-based company as a multicultural marketing agency, even though it can boast a diverse roster of clients.

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Designs That Keep Diversity in Mind

Mambetov aims for ‘modest, not Muslim’

For L.A. fashion designer Elle Mambetov, the Covid-19 outbreak has meant figuring out how to introduce a new fashion line without the benefit of a traditional live runway show.

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Arena Cinelounge Sunset to Reopen June 19

Independent movie theater Arena Cinelounge Sunset plans to be the first L.A. theater to reopen following Covid-19 shutdowns.

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Awards Adjust to Pandemic

Oscars, museum opening are delayed

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted a two-month delay for the 93rd Oscars ceremony and pushed back the opening of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures to April 2021.

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20 in Their 20s: Michael Cesar

"The Duet team realized there was an incredible mismatch between what was provided and what was actually needed."

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20 in Their 20s: Roger Sanchez II

"As we grow, it is our intention to be active in supporting minorities entering and prospering within the real estate industry."

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