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DeNaults Built Business Along With Family In Their Chain
Ruth DeNault and her late husband Jim made sure their children got involved in the family business by starting them off early.
High Marks for Del Frisco; Jägerhaus Back on Radar
Del Frisco’s Grille opened recently at Irvine Spectrum.
Fletcher Jones No. 1 Again; Several Dealerships Sold
Orange County’s car culture continues to keep pace with the revved-up national market.
6 With U.S. Headquarters Here Combine to Employ 2,279
The six automakers with U.S. operations based in Orange County combined to employ 2,279 workers here, 3.2% more than a year earlier, according to this week’s Business Journal list.
SD-Based Firm to Bring Model to Research Park
Orange County has attracted another technology incubator.
Gabrielle Union New Face Of Home Gel Polish Line
Beauty products distributor Pacific World Corp. in Aliso Viejo selected actress Gabrielle Union to be the face of its SensatioNail at-home gel polish brand.
Hyundai Motor America Inc. in Fountain Valley is looking for a new marketing chief after former Vice President of Marketing Steve Shannon left in mid-November.
October sales of new vehicles at Orange County auto dealers increased 6.5% year-over-year to 12,869, according to the Orange County Automobile Dealers Association.
Irvine-based Java Bakery Café plans to open its third location in Lake Forest on Saturday, with a fourth to follow in Mission Viejo in January and a fifth in Corona del Mar later in 2015, the company said.
Wet Seal Inc. has hired Houlihan Lokey Capital in Los Angeles and former Tilly's Inc. executive William Langsdorf to “identify and analyze potential strategic and financial alternatives.”
Aliso Viejo-Based Outfit Has Been Mobile Link Between Restaurants, Business Customers for 21 Years
Food delivery is a hot subject in the restaurant industry these days.
RESTAURANTS: Newly public, debt-free chain targets Fla., D.C.
Habit Restaurants Inc. Chief Executive Russ Bendel said the Irvine-based fast-casual burger chain plans to grow largely by units it owns and operates, not franchises, after its Nov. 20 initial public offering.
MARKETING: South OC-based trade group owns famous slogan
A classic children’s storybook starts off with, “If you give a mouse a cookie, he’s going to ask for a glass of milk.”
HOSPITALITY: National accounts, franchises spur growth
Newport Beach-based leisure parks operator Palace Entertainment Inc. has doubled food and beverage sales in seven years, the company said.
Wet Seal Inc. named Thomas Hillebrandt its interim chief financial officer.