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Huntington Beach hotels had the strongest performance in September based on three key industry measures, according to the latest report from industry researcher PKF Consulting USA.
Several Segments Help Rev Up Growth Rates
Orange County’s reputation as a center of the healthcare industry is borne out in the Business Journal’s annual lists of fastest-growing public companies based here. Includes the 2013 OC's FASTEST-GROWING PUBLIC COs list for download (pdf)
Bigs Grow on Buys; New Trends, Products Drive Gains by Smaller Companies
This year’s lists of fastest-growing public companies based in Orange County feature a diverse group in the local technology sector, with large and relatively small companies taking different paths to their places in the rankings. Includes the 2013 OC's FASTEST-GROWING PUBLIC COs list for download (pdf)
FINANCE: Cites potential for scale at Horizon Communications
Irvine-based telecommunications company Horizon Communications Technologies has sold a “significant” ownership stake to Solis Capital Partners LLC, a private equity firm in Newport Beach.
Trims Menu Items, Kitchen Procedures in Bid to Reduce Wait Times
Managing shareholder expectations has been a theme this year for Huntington Beach-based BJ’s Restaurants Inc.
Ingram Micro Inc. acquired Shipwire Inc., a cloud-based logistics services pro-vider with customers in more than 50 countries.
Hush Veteran Reyes Back in Old LB Spot
Okura, a robata grill and sushi restaurant, has opened in Laguna Beach and is making use of the space that previously housed Hush and then Katsuya.
Philanthropy Column by Kim Haman
November 2, 2013
Other items of interest in the Orange County Business Journal
Teams With Other School to Study Budgets
The Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine, is working on establishing industry-specific benchmarks for marketing budgets and marketing mix allocations.
The Automobile Club of Southern California Insurance Group ranked No.1 in the latest auto-claims satisfaction study conducted by J.D. Power and Associates, a global marketing information services firm.
Total passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport was 728,971 in September, up 3% from a year earlier.
North American Ad Campaign Test Drive for Global Push
Sage North America is out to transform itself from “a house of brands” to a “branded house.”
REAL ESTATE: Money Mailer slims down in Garden Grove
The Garden Grove headquarters of Money Mailer LLC has been sold
TECHNOLOGY: VC money prompts decision on new HQ
A promising Newport Beach startup that makes operating systems software for commercial drones is moving its headquarters to San Francisco.