Ellia Kassoff, candy maker to legacy cookie and candy lovers, said on LinkedIn that in the wake of the Toys ‘R’ Us demise, he’ll resurrect decade-dead brand KB Toys.
Santa Ana’s Banc of California Inc. (NYSE: BANC) reported that it may have been the victim of a $13.7 million fraud.
Habit Restaurants Inc. Chief Marketing Officer Matt Hood plans to leave the fast-casual burger chain for another job, the company said.
Shares in Del Taco Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: TACO) in Lake Forest fell about 10% in Thursday trading following yesterday's release of its fourth quarter and full-year results.
Juice It Up was sold to SJB Brands LLC, a partnership of three investors: Dover Shores Capital LLC, Britt Private Capital LLC and Jupiter Holdings LLC.
Newport Beach-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. in the fourth quarter recorded a steep sales drop and wider losses.
Seattle-based SightLife Surgical Inc. will buy the Kamra inlay from AcuFocus Inc. in Irvine on undisclosed terms in a deal expected to close this month.
Jeffrey Coats will leave his post as president and chief executive of Irvine-based AutoWeb Inc., formerly Autobytel, as the company missed analyst expectations on earnings and revenue in its most recent quarter.
El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) in Costa Mesa earned 11 cents a share in its most recent quarter on revenue of $95.2 million, up 3%; analysts expected earnings of 10 cents a share.
Orange County’s unemployment rate rose to 3.1% in January compared with a revised 2.9% in December but well below the 4% reported in January 2017, according to the state’s Employment Development Department.
Thirteen members of the Business Journal’s annual OC’s Wealthiest report made this year’s Forbes list of global billionaires.
El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) in Costa Mesa expanded delivery service, the second OC-based restaurant operator to do so in the last month.
Irvine fintech firm AutoGravity today said it signed TD Auto Finance, a subsidiary of TD Bank, to its mobile car sales app.
Broadcom Corp. co-founder Henry Nicholas is donating $40,000 to ensure the men and women crew teams at University of California-Irvine will participate in the 2018 American Collegiate Rowing Association National Championship Regatta in May in Georgia.
Newport Beach-based Alliant Insurance Services Inc. said it acquired Portland-based Hecht & Hecht for its property and casualty insurance services. Terms of the agreement were undisclosed.
Microsemi Corp. (Nasdaq: MSCC), an Aliso Viejo-based semiconductor maker, is selling itself for an enterprise value of $10.15 billion to Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP).
Habit Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT) in Irvine will test breakfast menu items and develop a digital mobile app and a kiosk ordering system.
RSM US LLP named Paul Short as its new managing partner for its Irvine office.
A report released Feb. 28 says low wages paid to Disneyland Resort workers have led to homelessness, hunger and financial woes.
El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. in Costa Mesa said Bernard Acoca will replace Steve Sather as president and chief executive and take his spot on the fast food chicken chain’s board.
Habit Restaurants Inc. in Irvine said fourth quarter and full-year revenue rose but net income for both periods was either down or flat.
Aliso Viejo-based Microsemi Corp. is in “advanced talks” on a potential sale to Microchip Technology Inc., according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Biologics manufacturer Avid Bioservices Inc. announced Chief Financial Officer Paul Lytle resigned, effective May 24.
Shares of Universal Electronics Inc. are up 25% in afternoon trading to a market value of about $784 million, with shares moving about three times higher than the average.