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The chief creative officer of Mazda North American Operations’ advertising agency of record, Garage Team Mazda in Costa Mesa, has “chosen to leave his position to pursue other interests,” according to the Irvine-based automaker.
This year’s Orange County International Auto Show will occupy 25% more room at the Anaheim Convention Center for its Oct. 6-9 run.
Irvine-based menswear company Combatant Gentlemen next month plans to open a pop-up store at Bloomingdale’s in South Coast Plaza that will remain open throughout the holiday season.
Charlie Zhang, founder of the Laguna Hills-based Pick Up Stix restaurant chain, has been named Entrepreneur-in-Residence by Concordia University Irvine’s business school.
Irvine-based BF Acquisition Holdings LLC, the parent company for Baja Fresh Mexican Grill and La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill, will be acquired for $27 million by MTY Food Group Inc. in Montreal, Canada.
Karma Automotive LLC in Costa Mesa set the price for its Revero sports car at $130,000 but it was unclear when the car would be delivered to the 80 buyers who’ve placed initial orders.
The $1.1 billion sale of J.D. Power and Associates, a Costa Mesa-based unit of McGraw Hill Financial Inc., to XIO Group in London is complete, the consumer data and analytics firm said today.
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware confirmed Pacific Sunwear of California Inc.’s restructuring plan Tuesday, a move that enabled the retail chain to emerge from bankruptcy under ownership of lender Golden Gate Capital.
Three out of the four Orange County-based automakers fell behind the national sales pace on new-vehicle sales in August, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
Australia-based online retailer SurfStitch Group Ltd. said a wave of recent losses have prompted it to delay a global rebranding effort that would have consolidated its online operations into a single website—Swell.com—named after its e-commerce subsidiary in Irvine.
Manhattan Beachwear Inc. in Cypress named Kevin Mahoney its chief executive.
Incipio LLC walked away from its bidding war with Mill Road Capital Management LLC, a private investment firm that made the winning offer for Skullcandy Inc. at $6.35 a share in cash, which valued the company at about $197 million.
Tilly’s Inc. in Irvine reported revenue and earnings that exceeded Wall Street expectations for the August quarter.
Speedo USA in Cypress will end its sponsorship of Ryan Lochte after a story he and three other U.S. swimmers told of being robbed at gunpoint on Aug 14 in Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic Games was proven false by authorities.
Lugano Diamonds in Newport Beach has promoted Stuart Winston to chief marketing officer and executive director of retail.