OC BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS
The S&P 500 was down 0.5% in midday trading to 2,165.83.
Australia-based online retailer SurfStitch Group Ltd. said a wave of recent losses have prompted it to delay a global rebranding effort that would have consolidated its online operations into a single website—Swell.com—named after its e-commerce subsidiary in Irvine.
Brandman University announced today that Laurie Dodge, vice chancellor of institutional assessment and planning, has been named one of “The Sixteen Most Innovative People in Higher Education” by Washington Monthly.
The S&P 500 was down 0.3% in midday trading to 2,173.80.
Chapman University’s George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics Dean Reginald Gilyard will step down at the end of the academic year, next May.
Manhattan Beachwear Inc. in Cypress named Kevin Mahoney its chief executive.
Emmis Communications Corp. in Indianapolis plans to sell Newport Beach-based Orange Coast magazine, Los Angeles magazine and three other regional monthly print publications as part of an effort to go private, according to Orange County Business Journal sister publication Los Angeles Business Journal.
The S&P 500 was up 0.6% in midday trading to 2,182.99.
The S&P 500 was down 0.2% in midday trading to 2,167.13.
The S&P 500 was down 0.1% in midday trading to 2,172.68.
Incipio LLC walked away from its bidding war with Mill Road Capital Management LLC, a private investment firm that made the winning offer for Skullcandy Inc. at $6.35 a share in cash, which valued the company at about $197 million.
Tilly’s Inc. in Irvine reported revenue and earnings that exceeded Wall Street expectations for the August quarter.
The Costa Mesa office of law firm Theodora Oringher said today that it obtained a $26 million settlement for Orange County against India-based Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.
The S&P 500 was down 0.2% in midday trading to 2,182.86.
Orange County was the eighth largest U.S. market for high-technology venture capital funding in the second quarter, a jump of two slots compared with the same period last year, the Irvine office of real estate brokerage JLL said.
Irvine-based Lantronix Inc. reported lower net losses in its most recent quarter and year; shares rose 15% after-hours Tuesday but declined on a sell-off in Wednesday trading
Irvine-based Banc of California is the $100 million naming partner for the Los Angeles Football Club’s new soccer stadium, which is scheduled to open in 2018.
The popular StuNewsLaguna.com will launch a sister publication, StuNewsNewport.com, starting September 8.
The S&P 500 was up 0.3% in midday trading to 2,188.26.
Acacia Research Corp. will lend $20 million to Veritone Inc. in a deal that could be worth up to $50 million to Veritone.
Irvine-based Lombard Medical Inc. said it would exit the U.S. market and explore “strategic alternatives” for its business in other markets.
Speedo USA in Cypress will end its sponsorship of Ryan Lochte after a story he and three other U.S. swimmers told of being robbed at gunpoint on Aug 14 in Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic Games was proven false by authorities.
Lugano Diamonds in Newport Beach has promoted Stuart Winston to chief marketing officer and executive director of retail.
Attorney James J. McDonald Jr. has been named Lawyer of the Year in Orange County in the “Employment Law-Management” category for the second year in a row.
The S&P 500 was down 0.1% in midday trading to 2,182.62.