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$450-a-Pair Glasses Grew Out of OC-Italy Collaboration
Foothill Ranch-based sunglasses and apparel maker Oakley Inc. has partnered with Ferrari SPA to produce an eyewear collection that carries the name of the famed automaker and a price tag of around $450 a pair.
Longtime QLogic Corp. Executive Chairman HK Desai died suddenly Sunday night of cardiac arrest, the Aliso Viejo-based networking gear maker announced Monday.
BIT Group, a contract developer and manufacturer of diagnostic testing products, opened a research and development center in the Irvine Spectrum.
Revenue Cycle Managing Has Much Room to Grow
Irvine-based Quality Systems Inc. will get a bump from the growing revenue cycle management sector in coming years, according to a recently issued analyst report.
APPAREL: Strategic shifts come amid rugged week for shares
Quiksilver Inc.’s shares took a beating last week, but its management might have an ace or two up its sleeve to get the company on track in the second half of the year.
A division of South Korea-based Samsung Group is planning to move its U.S. operations to Orange County in coming months.
Broadcom Corp. shares surged in early trading Monday after the Irvine-based company announced it was exiting the baseband chip business, a segment dominated by San Diego rival Qualcomm Corp.
Largest Based Here Bring In About $9B in Revenue
The 49 largest apparel companies based in Orange County raked in roughly $9 billion in sales, a 9.2% increase from a year ago, according to this week’s Business Journal list.
Japan-based tire manufacturer Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. has named a new head for its U.S. operations in Orange County.
Identiv Inc. has moved its corporate headquarters from Santa Ana to Fremont as part of a series of corporate initiatives to improve its financial standing that also included a reverse stock split on Tuesday.
System Used by Air Force in Search and Rescues
Boeing Co. has landed a four-year, $32.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for logistics support related to a specialized communications system made at its sprawling Huntington Beach operation.
Orange County auto dealers sold 13,771 new vehicles in April, a 10.5% increase from a year earlier.
Newport Beach-based Mobilitie LLC will install one of the nation’s largest underground distributed antenna systems at the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York City.
Goodwill of Orange County on Tuesday revealed redesigned donation bins that include more high-tech features.