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Johnny Rockets Restaurant Group plans to recast the retro burger chain for a changing customer base.
House of Blues Anaheim owner Live Nation Entertainment Inc. lists a May 31 closing date for the Downtown Disney venue in a filing with the California Employment Department.
Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. in Anaheim filed for bankruptcy protection and said it will convert debt into equity for creditor Golden Gate Capital.
Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. is preparing to file for bankruptcy next week, according to news reports.
Newport Beach-based Leaf Brands said it will expand distribution of its Hydrox cookies via Cincinnati-headquartered Kroger Co. supermarkets.
Only one of four Orange County-based automakers exceeded the national sales pace for new vehicles in March, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
The Outlets at Orange said it will add a Bloomingdale’s outlet to its 120-tenant lineup at a shopping center in Orange.
Cargigi Inc. in Irvine was acquired by eBay Inc. on undisclosed terms.
The Wet Seal LLC in Irvine hired Judd Tirnauer as its executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective May 1.
Australia-based online retailer SurfStitch Group Ltd. named Lex Pedersen and Justin Stone co-chief executives.
REAL ESTATE: For-sale project in IBC also on developer’s agenda
Real estate investor and developer Greenlaw Partners is pushing ahead with plans to build more than 900 apartments and for-sale homes and a hotel in separate projects on land it owns in Orange and Irvine.
REAL ESTATE: 423,000 SF of space across from Park Place
LBA Realty Inc. has disclosed more details, plus early-stage renderings, of the mixed-use campus it’s targeting for a 9.4-acre site at the intersection of Jamboree Road and Michelson Drive in Irvine.
Taco Bell Corp. is planning to open its first location in China by the end of the year, executives of the Irvine-based chain said during a Bank of America Merrill Lynch consumer and retail conference in New York.
Pedego Co-Founder Saw His Spot in Electric Bikes
A taxing task led to a global business for Don DiCostanzo. Tired of peddling his bike uphill on Superior Avenue in Newport Beach for volunteer work and recreation, he knew there had to be an easier way. His solution? An electric bike.
Anaheim White House’s Serato Gives as Restaurant Shines
Bruno Serato, owner of the Anaheim White House Restaurant, may be better known nationally and internationally for his charity work than his success as a business owner.