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Foothill Ranch-based teen and contemporary retailer Wet Seal Inc. said Monday that Kathy Bronstein has resigned and that it has eliminated two seats from its board.
APPAREL: Rethinks retail strategy, product development under Mooney
Ripping off Band-Aids. That’s what Quiksilver Inc. Chief Executive Andy Mooney has been doing since taking the helm on a turnaround bid at the Huntington Beach-based action- sports apparel maker and retailer.
Foothill Ranch-based Oakley Inc. said it has become the official eyewear sponsor of Little League Baseball and Little League Softball.
Huntington Beach-based sportswear apparel maker TravisMathew said it hired John Mills as vice president of sales.
March sales for Cypress-based Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc. surged 70% from a year earlier to 8,996.
Huntington Beach-based Quiksilver Inc. said it is ending its partnership with professional surfer Kelly Slater.
Hobart "Hobie" Alter, whose innovative surfboards and sailboats made him a legend in the surf industry, died on Saturday at the age of 80.
Irvine-based American Restaurant Holdings Inc., an investor in restaurants and food manufacturing companies, has acquired Canyon Fireside Grille on undisclosed terms.
Anaheim-based Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. took another step on the comeback trail with a gain in net sales and a narrowed loss for the year ended Feb. 1.
$2B Deal on Heals of Google Hookup With Oakley
Orange County gave Silicon Valley and the rest of the world plenty to talk about in a 24-hour burst last week.
HONORS: Auto Club chairman due in D.C. for this week’s ceremony
Life got more humbling for Thomas McKernan as this week’s Horatio Alger Award ceremony in Washington, D.C., approached.
Planning Helped Yogurt Chain Take Off, Founder Refocuses That Skill
Phillip Chang stepped down as chief executive of Irvine-based Yogurtland Franchising Inc. at the end of last year, but he’s not slowing down.
The parent of Element Skateboards promoted from within for the job of global general manager at the Costa Mesa-based brand.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in Arlington, Va., awarded Boeing Co.’s operations in Huntington Beach a $30.7 million contract to support development of a system to use aircraft for satellite launches at a cost savings compared to rocket-fueled launches.