Rachel Uranga

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Scrubs Makers Square Off

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.

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Halo Top Creamery Closes Up Shops

New owner shutters locations, lays off staff

Halo Top Creamery sells to Wells Enterprises, shutters the brand’s retail outlets.

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Avery Dennison Acquires Smart Label Unit for $249 Million

Label maker Avery Dennison Corp. purchased a division of Smartrac Technology Group for $249 million.

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Jakks Pacific Names Former Mattel Executive as CFO

Former Mattel executive John Kimble is joining toymaker Jakks Pacific as chief financial officer.

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L.A. Steelcraft Products Sells to Americana Outdoor

Americana Outdoor will acquire the 100-year-old playground equipment brand L.A. Steelcraft Products Inc.

Valence Links Black Professionals

TECH: Upfront leads $2.5 million raise to support social network startup

The team at Valence Enterprises looks to connect black professionals.

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Ports in a Storm

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.

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LA Malls Work to Win Back Holiday Shoppers

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.

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Imports Plummet at San Pedro Bay as U.S.-China Trade War Drags On

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.

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Smart & Final Revamps Ecommerce

Grocer aims to provide personalized experience

Smart & Final Stores revamps online shopping portals and mobile apps.

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