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361 Degrees International Ltd., which bills itself as second-largest athletic brand in China, has chosen Irvine for its North American headquarters.
Autobytel Inc.’s board of directors has approved an additional $1 million common stock repurchase program, increasing the total planned amount to $3 million.
Aliso Viejo-based Johnny Rockets Inc. said it would develop several types of smaller restaurants and work with an outside company to develop some of them, according to reports.
A Chinese real estate investor has bought Amerige Heights Town Center, a 163,514-square-foot retail center in Fullerton.
Bowl of Heaven plans to add 58 new franchised locations in Orange County, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Las Vegas, the company said.
Shares of the Wet Seal Inc. tumbled 11% to 60 cents and a market value of $51.2 million in after-hours trading on Wednesday after the teen and contemporary retail chain reported a bigger-than-expected second quarter loss.
J.Jill Group Inc. is set to open a store at the Shops at Mission Viejo this winter.
Orange County-based auto brands met or exceeded national new vehicles sales figures in August.
NB, London Flagships for $200M Brand
Wende Zommir worked her way up from an Elizabeth Arden makeup counter in Texas to cofounding Urban Decay Cosmetics LLC, L’Oréal SA luxury division’s No. 2 brand—second in sales growth only to Lancôme.
MANUFACTURING: Shares near all-time high despite soft aerospace
Shares of Kaiser Aluminum Corp. are nearing their prerecession heyday, thanks in part to small-but-growing sales in the automotive sector that have helped the Foothill Ranch-based company power through a stall in its aerospace business.
Gerard Widder, new GM of the Irvine Company’s Island Hotel, arrives in Newport Center with experience from several high-end Manhattan establishments, including a tenure in the same post for the flagship W.
Shares of Quiksilver Inc. dropped about 11% to $2.51 and market value of about $428.5 million in after-hours trading Thursday after the retailer posted a big loss and a steep drop in revenue for the quarter ended July 31.
Costa Mesa-based El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. reported net income of $6.6 million and 21 cents per share for its second quarter ended June 25, 2014, compared to $410,000, or 1 cent per diluted share in the same period last year.
Trading in shares of Foothill Ranch-based Wet Seal Inc. was halted for several hours after the market opened today.
Foothill Ranch-based Wet Seal Inc. Chief Executive John Goodman left the company August 26 and was replaced by former Chief Executive Edmond Thomas, according to regulatory filings.