Rachel Uranga

Reporter (Manufacturing, Trade, Retail)

Email: ruranga@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 251

Recent Stories

True Religion Seeks Revival

APPAREL: Denim brand, new CEO attempt comeback

Denim brand True Religion is looking for a revival.

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Imports Fall Again at Ports

Falling imports at the San Pedro Bay ports signaled that an 18-month trade war between the United States and China continues to hurt the ports.

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Faraday Future Founder Files for Bankruptcy

Jia Yueting, founder of Gardena-based electric vehicle company Faraday & Future, filed for bankruptcy Oct. 14 to address mounting personal debts.

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Forever 21 to Move Ecommerce Facility to Inland Empire, Layoffs Planned

Bankrupt teen-fashion retailer Forever 21 plans to lay off nearly 1,200 workers and move its ecommerce operations to Perris.

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Chipping Away at China

Trade with Cambodia, Vietnam surges at ports in wake of tariffs

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach sees trade volumes with Vietnam and Cambodia jump and trade tensions with China continue.

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Jakks Pacific Stirs Deal Talk

MANUFACTURING: Toy company remains a top target

Just Play may make a play to buy struggling toymaker Jakks Pacific.

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LA Port Rolls Out EV Cargo Stackers

Emission-free handlers lead green initiative

The Port of L.A. unveils its all-electric top handlers for cargo stacking.

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Exploding Kittens Laps Up $30 Million Investment

The creators of the Exploding Kittens card game lapped up a $30 million investment in their company from ex-News Corp executive Peter Chernin.

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VMG Reaches for Popchips

Private equity firm adds brand to healthy snack portfolio

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Port Truckers Brake for AB5

LOGISTICS: Companies, drivers see big changes ahead

L.A.’s trucking industry braces for the impact of AB5.

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