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Members of the Orange County business community celebrated five winners of the Business Journal’s 13th Annual Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards last week.
Irvine-based Motorcycle Industry Council hired Erik Pritchard as its general counsel. The appointment was effective immediately and fills a spot left open by the departure of Paul Vitrano, who recently joined snowmobile and ATV maker Polaris Industries as vice president for global government relations.
Foothill Ranch-based Wet Seal Inc. said it is looking to raise as much as $27 million in a private placement that would help it grow its e-commerce and plus-size businesses as the company pushes to make headway on a turnaround.
Foothill Ranch-based Wet Seal Inc. said it is looking to raise as much as $27 million in a private placement that would help it grow its e-commerce and plus-size businesses.
Orange County auto dealers sold 11,594 new vehicles in February, a 7.8% increase from a year earlier.
Five Orange County auto dealership groups made Automotive News’ list of the top 125 in the country.
Irvine-based Tilly's Inc. shares fell in after-hours trading Wednesday after the retailer said it expects business to be tough in the current quarter.
Investors sent shares of Anaheim-based Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. up in extended trading Tuesday after the retailer reported continued improvement in its business.
Huntington Beach-based fast-casual seafood restaurant concept Slapfish inked a new franchise agreement for Southern California.
APPAREL: Shoemaker takes wider view on lineup, retail
Sanuk got the comfort thing down 17 years ago with its Fur Real sandal, constructed of indoor-outdoor carpet.
AUTOS: Seeks halo effect for whole lineup with new model
Kia Motors America Inc. sees 2014 as the year of the luxury sedan—and the time to push up market perceptions of its brand.
Min Kun Kim, who most recently served as chief executive coordinator at Kia Motors America Inc.’s headquarters in Irvine, was promoted to president and chief executive of Kia Canada Inc.
“Mentorship is one of the single most important gifts you can give to youth, especially those facing adversity,” says Melissa Beck, chief executive of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County.
Foothill Ranch-based Wet Seal Inc. announced the addition of three board members that signal a push by the teen and contemporary retailer to grow its e-commerce business and social media presence.
ECONOMY: 5.5% increase in sales; 2.2% gain on OC jobs
The biggest minority-owned businesses based in Orange County combined for $12.8 billion in revenue last year, a 5.5% increase from a year earlier.