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Action-Sports Brand Gets Creative With New HQ in Costa Mesa
Incense burns inside Element Skateboards Inc.’s new headquarters as Chief Executive Johnny Schil-lereff walks to a desk stacked amid a pile of rusted industrial containers.
Nearly 400 on Hand at Business Journal, CSUF Event
A crowd of more than 375 turned out for a Nov. 13 luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Irvine to laud five honorees as part of the 14th annual Family Owned Business awards hosted by the Business Journal and California State University, Fullerton’s Center for Family Business.
The list of Surf Industry Manufacturers Association’s annual SIMA Image Award nominees is out and once again dominated by Orange County-based action-sports companies.
U.S. retail sales increased in August by a modest 0.1% over July, tempered by short-term economic concerns.
The list of Surf Industry Manufacturers Association's annual SIMA Image Award nominees are out, and it’s once again dominated by Orange County-based action-sports companies.
Officials with South Coast Plaza were on hand Tuesday night to welcome Consul General of China Liu Jian.
AUTOMOTIVE: Upfits spurred by sales, carmaker beauty standards
The huge white dome that was Allen Family Automotive Group’s Cadillac showroom was leveled last month.
RESTAURANTS: Set to see 20 more by end of 2014
Juice It Up! has its sights set on growth following a two-year brand refresh that included the closure of underperforming stores and the addition of raw juice bars to boost sales.
The parent of Irvine-based Billabong USA announced the sale of its West 49 chain in Canada as the action-sports apparel company and retailer continues to focus on turning around its business.
Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal
Agency’s Work for Major Auto Brands Gave It Edge
Autobytel Inc. in Irvine will outsource the ad sales portion of its business to Jumpstart Automotive Group, a San Francisco-based automotive marketing and advertising company.
Santa Ana-based Universal Electronics Inc. on Thursday reported mixed earnings for the third quarter and provided an outlook for the current quarter in line with Wall Street expectations.
Foothill Ranch-based Wet Seal Inc. said Thursday that its net sales for the quarter ended Nov. 2 fell in what's shaping up to be a tough business environment for many retailers heading into the holiday selling season.
Paul Naudé, the former head of Irvine-based Billabong USA, is working on new apparel and eyewear lines.
The parent of Costa Mesa-based Hurley International LLC tapped a new executive to oversee the company’s action-sports business.