Apparel: Local brands Figs, SPI face legal fight
Santa Monica-based medical apparel manufacturer Figs is the target of a lawsuit filed in September by one of its biggest competitors, Chatsworth-based Strategic Partners Inc.
New owner shutters locations, lays off staff
Halo Top Creamery sells to Wells Enterprises, shutters the brand’s retail outlets.
Label maker Avery Dennison Corp. purchased a division of Smartrac Technology Group for $249 million.
Former Mattel executive John Kimble is joining toymaker Jakks Pacific as chief financial officer.
Americana Outdoor will acquire the 100-year-old playground equipment brand L.A. Steelcraft Products Inc.
TECH: Upfront leads $2.5 million raise to support social network startup
The team at Valence Enterprises looks to connect black professionals.
LA, Long Beach are feeling the impact of tariffs
Port of Los Angeles head Gene Seroka warns of consequences from the U.S.-China trade war.
Malls are going all out this season to boost sales and foot traffic
L.A.’s malls seek to entice holiday shoppers this season with celebrities, cocktails and parties.
The nation’s two busiest ports saw imports plummet in September when a range of Chinese goods were hit with a 15% tariff. Imports dropped 14% in September — the worst decline in more than a year.
Grocer aims to provide personalized experience
Smart & Final Stores revamps online shopping portals and mobile apps.