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Mainstays Hold Steady, Joined By 11 Newcomers
Change has been the one constant so far this year for Orange County’s apparel industry. Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST APPAREL COMPANIES list for download (pdf)
PHILANTHROPY Column by Kim Haman
Other news items of interest from the Orange County Business Journal
A listing of events happening all around Orange County.
In-Flight Entertainment Company Grows to 81,000 SF
IMS expansion fills out Koll’s building in Brea, in Real Estate
There are more than 1,100 businesses in Placentia, and they collectively employ roughly 11,700 people. Includes analysis, charts and figures.
Passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport rose 5.1% to 764,308 passengers in April.
OC Design Studios Part of Global ‘Imperative’ for Hyundai, Kia
AUTOMOTIVE: The past few years have brought dramatic change for Irvine-based Kia Motors America Inc. and Hyundai Motor America Inc. in Costa Mesa.
Former High School Teacher Has Big-Time Ballers as Backers
SPORTS: A few years ago, Anthony Katz was preparing lectures on the industrial revolution and Civil War. Now he’s rubbing shoulders with some of the top athletes in the world.
SPORTS: Swimwear entrepreneur sees global potential in Kings
Raj Bhathal will acquire a “significant” stake in the Sacramento Kings when its $535M sale closes
FINANCE: Nationstar to keep management after $75M buy
Irvine-based Mortgage lender Greenlight Financial Services Inc. is set to expand its brand nationally and continue to hire employees under new owner Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc.
OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan
MEDIA: Adds 9 titles to Cycle World; 6 pubs go to GrindMedia
Cycle World’s publisher buys motorcycle magazines, shifts six titles in TransWorld action-sports group
The Business Journal’s Kari Hamanaka asked general managers from several hotels here what they’re doing to attract guests while generating new revenue sources.
Redos, Name Changes, New Services Polish Images
Recovery fuels renovations. Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST HOTELS list for download (pdf