Reporter (Manufacturing, Trade, Retail)
APPAREL: Denim brand, new CEO attempt comeback
Denim brand True Religion is looking for a revival.
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.
Jia Yueting, founder of Gardena-based electric vehicle company Faraday & Future, filed for bankruptcy Oct. 14 to address mounting personal debts.
Bankrupt teen-fashion retailer Forever 21 plans to lay off nearly 1,200 workers and move its ecommerce operations to Perris.
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.
MANUFACTURING: Toy company remains a top target
Just Play may make a play to buy struggling toymaker Jakks Pacific.
Emission-free handlers lead green initiative
The Port of L.A. unveils its all-electric top handlers for cargo stacking.
The creators of the Exploding Kittens card game lapped up a $30 million investment in their company from ex-News Corp executive Peter Chernin.
Private equity firm adds brand to healthy snack portfolio
LOGISTICS: Companies, drivers see big changes ahead
L.A.’s trucking industry braces for the impact of AB5.