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Earth Friendly Products Spreads Benefits of Growth
Earth Friendly Products is continuing on its growth course under a new generation of leadership.
Thanksgiving is in the books and you can see the year-end holidays from here.
HOSPITALITY: More king beds; mini-bars, ‘popcorn’ ceilings out
The Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa is scheduled to start a $20 million renovation this week, with makeovers for its 393 rooms expected to be finished in April.
High Marks for Del Frisco; Jägerhaus Back on Radar
Del Frisco’s Grille opened recently at Irvine Spectrum.
Gabrielle Union New Face Of Home Gel Polish Line
Beauty products distributor Pacific World Corp. in Aliso Viejo selected actress Gabrielle Union to be the face of its SensatioNail at-home gel polish brand.
Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased 2.6% in October compared with a year earlier, the airport said.
John Wayne Airport was named the fifth best airport in the country by readers of Condé Nast Traveler, the magazine said.
Aliso Viejo-Based Outfit Has Been Mobile Link Between Restaurants, Business Customers for 21 Years
Food delivery is a hot subject in the restaurant industry these days.
RESTAURANTS: Newly public, debt-free chain targets Fla., D.C.
Habit Restaurants Inc. Chief Executive Russ Bendel said the Irvine-based fast-casual burger chain plans to grow largely by units it owns and operates, not franchises, after its Nov. 20 initial public offering.
MARKETING: South OC-based trade group owns famous slogan
A classic children’s storybook starts off with, “If you give a mouse a cookie, he’s going to ask for a glass of milk.”
HOSPITALITY: National accounts, franchises spur growth
Newport Beach-based leisure parks operator Palace Entertainment Inc. has doubled food and beverage sales in seven years, the company said.
A crowd of more than 350 turned out for a Nov. 19 luncheon at the Hotel Irvine to celebrate five honorees of the Business Journal’s 15th annual Family Owned Business Awards.
The Honda Center in Anaheim will host the West Regional of the NCAA basketball tournament in 2016, the Division I Men’s Basketball Committee announced.
Henrik Fisker is expected to announce plans for a new muscle car with a body made of carbon fiber during an appearance at the Los Angeles Auto Show today.
Blizzard Entertainment Inc.’s latest World of Warcraft expansion has sold more than 3.3 million copies in its first 24 hours on the market.