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Players Pick Characters’ Favorite Spring Duds
BRAVEN LC, a subsidiary of Incipio Technologies Inc. in Irvine, signed on as the official sponsor of the Australian Open of Surfing.
Software Agreement Could Help Reverse 2-Year Slide
Irvine-based Ubiquity Inc. has signed its first major licensing agreement to integrate its operating system software after years of development and patent approvals.
Moe’s Southwest Grill said a franchisee will open 13 restaurants in Orange County over the next several years.
CKE Restaurants Inc.— based in Carpinteria, Calif., near Santa Barbara, but with a sizable presence in Anaheim, where it has its roots—is moving its headquarters to Nashville.
Minneapolis-based Polaris Industries Inc. acquired Taylor-Dunn Manufacturing Co. in Anaheim on undisclosed terms.
The Outlets at Orange said it will begin construction on 60,000 square feet of retail space this month.
Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. has hired Washington, D.C.-based restructuring firm FTI Consulting Inc. and investment bank Guggenheim Securities in New York to deal with $160 million in debt payable at the end of this year, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Irvine-based Habit Restaurants Inc. shares fell about 10% to a market cap of $508 million in heavy trading after the fast causal burger chain issued lower than expected guidance for this year.
Only one of four Orange County-based automakers exceeded the national sales pace for new vehicles in February, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A President Masafumi Nakagawa plans to retire in April.
The parent of Irvine-based action sports apparel maker and retailer Billabong USA saw global revenue of $400.63 million in the first half of its fiscal 2016, a 7.6% increase excluding the impact of exchange rates.
Lake Forest-based Del Taco Restaurants Inc. plans to enter a new market in 2018 with the first of six franchised stores in Pennsylvania.
Huntington Beach-based BJ’s Restaurants Inc. reported net income of about $11 million on revenue of $233 million for its quarter ended Dec. 31.
Vans Inc. revenue was up 3% in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to its parent, Greenboro, N.C.-based VF Corp. The Cypress-based shoe and apparel division’s full-year sales totaled $2.2 billion, a 7% increase compared with 2014.
AUTOS: Super Bowl image ad set stage for upcoming campaign
Fountain Valley-based Hyundai Motor America Inc.’s advertising splash during Super Bowl 50 was a setup for a new branding campaign that’s scheduled to be in full swing come spring.