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MARKETING: Manufacturing, R&D upgrades in Buena Park
Amway Corp. is expanding the Buena Park operations of its Nutrilite supplements brand with a $42 million investment for new manufacturing and research facilities.
Australia-based Billabong International Ltd. said it plans to sell its surf apparel retailer Swell.com in Irvine to a consortium of investors in a spinoff that also includes a 51% sale of SurfStitch, its other e-commerce business.
Aliso Viejo-based WaveTec Vision Systems Inc. will be bought by Alcon Inc., according to a statement.
Analysts Like Its Recent Showing, Suit Settlement
Irvine-based heart valve maker Edwards Lifesciences Corp. received kudos on Wall Street as it continues its yearlong market surge.
Brains, Female Enter Mix Of Popular Marketing Stars
Ever wonder who designed Kia Motors America Inc.’s first electric vehicle?
Shares of Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. were down 4.3% in after-hours trading Thursday after the retailer said it anticipates a third-quarter loss between 4 cents and 9 cents a share, and revenue between $203 million and $208 million.
Shares of Tilly’s Inc. fell 9% to about $7.70 and a market cap of about $212 million in after-hours trading Wednesday after the retailer posted a 70% drop in earnings for the second quarter that ended Aug. 2.
South Korea-based Kia Motors Corp. plans to construct a $1.5 billion assembly plant in Mexico, a senior automotive industry source in Mexico City told Automotive News.
Aliso Viejo-based WaveTec Vision Systems Inc. will be bought by Alcon Inc., according to a statement issued today.
Sales of new vehicles at Orange County auto dealers rose 7.7% to 14,011 vehicles in July compared with the same period last year, according to the Newport Beach-based Orange County Automobile Dealers Association.
Irvine-based memory products maker Western Digital Corp. has named Amgen Inc. executive Olivier Leonetti its next chief financial officer.
Shares of Netlist Inc. jumped Monday after the Irvine-based computer memory products maker announced it had prevailed in a long-running patent feud with a competitor in Santa Clara.
Anaheim-based Firstline Security Inc. has expanded its facilities in Orange County and San Diego in line with its fast-growing business.
Features Fashions Inspired By Girl Pop Music Group
Look for harmony in Wet Seal Inc.’s upcoming marketing campaign—Fifth Harmony, that is.
Allocates $1M to Award Money, Resources to Users
A software entrepreneur in Irvine has launched a social networking site to make users’ dreams become reality through crowdsourcing.