Mediha DiMartino

Staff Reporter

Mediha DiMartino covers retail, manufacturing and the ports. She can be reached at

Phone: 949-813-7384

Recent Stories

LA Ports Still Clogged With Cargo Imports

With some 60 container cargo ships idling at the entrance of the port complex last week, traffic congestion in the San Pedro Bay shows no signs of letting up.

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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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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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Spectrum Laboratory Gets Covid-19 Boost

Spectrum Laboratory Products Inc., whose chemicals are used to make Covid-19 vaccines, is bracing for an uptick in production amid concerns that the pandemic is far from over.

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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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Fat Brands Drops $300 Million on Twin Peaks Acquisition

FAT Brands Inc.’s latest deal to acquire a Texas-based sports bar chain upped its acquisition spending to about $743 million, and there’s more to come before year’s end.

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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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