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The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center signed several new retail and restaurant tenants, including grab-and-go grocery store Mission Market; the Hive Bar; brewery and burger restaurant R.A.D. Nano Brewery; vegetarian restaurant Silo; the third Orange County location of steam kettle cookery Ritter’s; and The Oyster Bar.
Vizio Ads Imply Couch Taters Stop All For Its TVs
Nothing is more captivating than ultra-HD resolution, according to Vizio Inc.’s latest ads.
Latest Deal With Ford Eyes Driving Performance
Aliso Viejo-based Telogis Inc. is partnering with Ford Motor Co. to develop software that aims to improve law enforcement driving practices and public safety.
Properties, 12 Others Could Fetch $500 Million
Shopping centers in Mission Viejo and Brea are part of a portfolio of West Coast retail properties that are on the block and could sell for nearly $500 million.
Costa Mesa-based El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. reported higher same-store sales and revenues in line with analysts' expectations.
The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) has signed several new retail and restaurant tenants, the center said.
Two Orange County-based automakers beat national new-vehicle sales figures in October as the other two fell below U.S. averages, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. have reached a $350 million settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice on charges that the South Korea-based automakers violated the Clean Air Act by overestimating mileage claims.
TECHNOLOGY: Software firm also inking deals to grow
Aliso Viejo-based Telogis Inc. has received an equity investment from GM Ventures, the venture capital arm of General Motors Inc.
APPAREL: Initial focus on wholesale from Irvine HQ
The Irvine-based arm of a major sports apparel and footwear brand in China launched a website last week, marking its first foray into the U.S. market.
RETAIL: Steady pace on new stores after recent acquisitions
Boot Barn Holdings Inc. plans to use the money it raised in last week’s initial public offering to pay down debt and continue a push to bring its Western gear to shoppers coast-to-coast.
Geoffroy van Raemdonck will step down as chief executive of Irvine-based high-end knitwear maker St. John Knits International Inc., according to California Apparel News.
Take It From Tommy Bahama: Follow-Up Matters
This tidbit about a restaurant doing it right, doing what hospitality is really all about, seems like such a good way to start the column.
Aims to Distinguish Firm From Rivals in Industry
Toshiba America Medical Systems has launched an advertising campaign that aims to position the Irvine-based diagnostic imaging company as one that “adapts to and understands its customers’ business,” according to Nancy Gillen, its vice president of marketing.
Oakley Inc. said it has partnered with Garmin International Inc., which makes GPS navigation devices, to “expand functionality” of its Oakley Airwave 1.5 alpine ski and snowboard goggles.