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The parent of Irvine-based Advantage Sales & Marketing is looking into a sale of the company in a deal that could approach $4 billion, according to a Reuters report.April 9, 2014 noon Share
Irvine-based call-center operator Alorica Inc. is opening an office in Honduras to support increasing business opportunities there.
Cypress-based Vans Inc. has hired Fara Howard as its new global vice president of marketing.
Irvine-based confectionary company Ezaki Glico USA Corp. has named Shunsuke Nakai its new president.
SERVICES: WWII leavings, disasters give it valuable foothold
A little-known Irvine company that played a key role in stabilizing a contaminated nuclear power plant in Japan after the earthquake and tsunami three years ago is hunting for more acquisitions to capitalize on a stream of new opportunities.
MARKETING: More companies seek analysis to pinpoint messages
The advertising world was much simpler in the 1800s, when industry pioneer John Wanamaker famously said, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.”
SERVICES: Sets engineering, construction base in Irvine
IPS-Integrated Project Services Inc., a multinational engineering and construction firm, is betting on Orange County’s host of medical device and drug makers to stir business opportunities and provide a base for its West Coast expansion.
The parent of Irvine-based Advantage Sales & Marketing was looking into a sale of the company in a deal that could range from $3 billion to $4 billion, according to a Reuters report.
Top Agency With $57.9M, Jobs Up 4.4% to 1,713
Orange County’s advertising agencies posted an estimated 5.7% gain in revenue last year as clients opened their wallets on marketing budgets.
Top of List Little Changed, Mergers in Bottom Half
Orange County-based commercial printers brought in $558.7 million in revenue last year, a 3.9% increase over 2012, according to this week’s Business Journal list.
Social Media Spat With McDonald’s Continues
Taco Bell Corp. is making sure its waffle tacos and 12 other new menu items are getting noticed, giving its breakfast rollout the “largest advertising campaign to date” and keeping up a social media skirmish with the granddaddy of all fast-food chains.
A private equity firm in Palo Alto has acquired a majority stake in Irvine-based software developer AutoAlert Inc. Terms of HGGC LLC’s investment weren't disclosed.
Anaheim-based food packaging company L&L Foods Inc. is planning to open a $3.1 million distribution facility in Wilmington, Ohio.
An information technology provider in Florida has acquired the Irvine operations of Reston, Va.-based GovPlace, which sells IT equipment and related services to local, state and federal government agencies.
Irvine-based American Restaurant Holdings Inc., an investor in restaurants and food manufacturing companies, has acquired Canyon Fireside Grille on undisclosed terms.