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AUTOS: Brand looks to get back on growth track after 4% dip
Officials at Irvine-based Kia Motors America Inc. have done some internal restructuring coming off a sales slowdown for the automaker.
APPAREL: Core shops key to retail strategy for dormant brand
Sole Technology Inc. is testing the waters with a limited-edition run of a skate shoe brand it put on hiatus in late 2012, and it’s also expanding the apparel lineup of another.
San Clemente-based ICU Medical Inc. appointed Vivek Jain chief executive, effective last week.
Other items of interest in this week's Orange County Business Journal
Japanese fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo is headed to South Coast Plaza.
LA Clipper Griffin and Fans Play Superheroes
Irvine-based Kia Motors America Inc. is in its seventh season as the Official Automotive Partner of the NBA.
Advertising Budget 13% Higher Than 2013’s
Irvine-based Allergan Inc. may be on the hunt for new products, both internally and externally, but it’s still working its core brands by investing in advertising campaigns, according to Chief Executive David Pyott.
Double-Digit Growth Seen in New Software Package
Irvine-based business software maker Kofax Ltd. received good early grades from two investment firms that recently initiated coverage.
A listing of business events happening all around Orange County.
Irvine-based Kia Motors America Inc. set a starting price of about $60,000 for the V8 version of the new K900 luxury sedan, which it's calling the flagship of the brand's U.S. vehicle lineup.
Irvine-based Hyundai Capital America Inc. is transferring about 85 jobs from Orange County to its existing operations in Atlanta and Dallas while looking to make room for future growth here.
Shares of laser maker Newport Corp. surged in afterhours trading Wednesday after the Irvine-based company reported fourth quarter revenue and adjusted profits beat Wall Street expectations.
The Argyros Family Trust has nominated private-equity investor John Clark to the board of directors of DST Systems Inc., where the trust is the largest shareholder and George Argyros serves as a director.
A Cincinnati-based manufacturer of plastic processing equipment has opened a technical center in Orange County.
Irvine-based Kia Motors America Inc. said it named Michael Sprague executive vice president of sales and marketing, a new position at the automaker.
Hybrid Tech Holdings LLC, one of two bidders vying for Costa Mesa-based Fisker Automotive Inc. in a bankruptcy auction this week, said it brought on a former Ford and Mazda executive to serve as strategic advisor.