Orange County Business Journal

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Laguna Hills Mall Owner to Redo Redevelopment Plans

Merlone Geier Partners is going back to the drawing board with its redevelopment plans for the Laguna Hills Mall now that it has acquired rights to the space currently occupied by Sears.

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JWA Overall Traffic Up, International Down

John Wayne Airport served 776,360 passengers in March, up about 1% from the year-ago period.

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Preferred Hotel Grows Membership in Q1

Preferred Hotel Group ended the first quarter with the addition of 29 hotels to its membership roster.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 fell 0.12% to 1,877.28 in afternoon trading Wednesday.

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Taco Bell Q1 Sales Flat

Sales for Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. were flat for the quarter ended March 22.

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Taco Bell Q1 Sales Flat

Sales for Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. were flat for the quarter ended March 22.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.64% to 1,883.86 in afternoon trading Tuesday.

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BJ's Strikes Deal With Activist Investors

Huntington Beach-based casual dining operator BJ's Restaurants Inc. said Tuesday it struck a deal with two activist investors that includes three new board nominees, one new director’s seat, and a $50 million share repurchase program.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.25% to 1,869.57 in afternoon trading Monday.

Sonata Will Have In-Car Apple System

Fountain Valley-based Hyundai Motor America Inc. said its 2015 model Sonata sedan will feature Apple Inc.’s new in-car system.

Vans’ Action Man

Bailey to Run 3 VF Brands as Part of Newly Formed Group

Action sports might be the equivalent of a four-letter word for some apparel brands these days as everything from music and street influences encroach on the segment’s traditional territory.

Rakuten Brand on New Credit Card

The parent of Aliso Viejo-based e-commerce company Rakuten.com Shopping launched a credit card for its U.S. subsidiary.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The markets are closed today in observance of Good Friday.

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Fisker Appoints Interim President

Costa Mesa-based Fisker Automotive Inc. named Roger Brown interim president of the luxury hybrid automaker.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.33% to 1,868.39 in afternoon trading Thursday.

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Redesigned Kia Sedona Debuts

Irvine-based Kia Motors America Inc. unveiled its redesigned Sedona minivan this week at the New York International Auto Show.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.62% to 1,854.33 in afternoon trading Wednesday.

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Apparel Maker Inks Deal for China Factory

Lake Forest-based private label apparel maker 3D Industries said it partnered with a new factory in China.

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Hyundai Sonata to Get Apple CarPlay System

Fountain Valley-based Hyundai Motor America Inc. said its 2015 model year Sonata sedan will feature Apple Inc.'s new in-car app system.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 fell 0.56% to 1,820.30 in afternoon trading Tuesday.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.76% to 1,829.40 in afternoon trading Monday.

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Edwards Rises on CoreValve Ruling

Irvine-based heart valve maker Edwards Lifesciences Corp. shot up on Monday after it said that a U.S. District Court judge granted a preliminary injunction on rival Medtronic Inc.'s CoreValve in the U.S.

Vans President Promoted, Adds Duties

The parent of Cypress-based Vans Inc. promoted the skate shoe company’s president.

Flag is Up for 5.11

Nascar Deal Part of Apparel Maker’s Race for Growth

5.11 Tactical is in for a wild ride.

Advantage Sales to Go on Auction Block?

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.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 fell 0.57% to 1,822.67 in afternoon trading Friday.

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Big Meeting Group from China Books Anaheim

Some 7,000 visitors from China are expected to attend a conference at the Anaheim Convention Center in May.

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Rakuten Launches U.S. Credit Card

The parent of Aliso Viejo-based e-commerce company Rakuten.com Shopping has launched a new credit card for its U.S. subsidiary.

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Big Meeting Group from China Books Anaheim

Some 7,000 visitors from China are expected to attend a conference at the Anaheim Convention Center in May.

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Report: Advantage Sales & Marketing On Sales Block

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.

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Johnny Rockets Continues Growth Push

Restaurant openings for Aliso Viejo-based Johnny Rockets Group Inc.’s chain continue, with a new franchise deal struck for Hawaii and Guam and growth plans for Texas.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 fell 1.63% to 1,841.67 in afternoon trading Thursday.

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Johnny Rockets Continues Growth Push

Restaurant openings for Aliso Viejo-based Johnny Rockets Group Inc.’s chain continue, with a new franchise deal struck for Hawaii and Guam and growth plans for Texas.

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Report: Advantage Sales & Marketing On Sales Block

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.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.34% to 1,858.29 in afternoon trading Wednesday.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.24% to 1,849.55 in afternoon trading Tuesday.

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Vans President Promoted

The parent of Cypress-based Vans Inc. said it has promoted the skate shoe company's president.

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Bronstein Resigns From Wet Seal Board

Foothill Ranch-based teen and contemporary retailer Wet Seal Inc. said Monday that Kathy Bronstein has resigned and that it has eliminated two seats from its board.

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Bronstein Resigns From Wet Seal Board

Foothill Ranch-based teen and contemporary retailer Wet Seal Inc. said Monday that Kathy Bronstein has resigned and that it has eliminated two seats from its board.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was off 0.91% to 1,848.10 in afternoon trading Monday.

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JWA February Traffic Up Nearly 3%

Passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport in February rose 2.9% compared to a year earlier to 671,858, according to recently released data.

Quiksilver Aims for Addition by Subtraction

APPAREL: Rethinks retail strategy, product development under Mooney

Ripping off Band-Aids. That’s what Quiksilver Inc. Chief Executive Andy Mooney has been doing since taking the helm on a turnaround bid at the Huntington Beach-based action- sports apparel maker and retailer.

El Pollo Loco Looks to Have Right Recipe for IPO

DINING: Would be 3rd chain— 1st with profits—to file this year

Are El Pollo Loco Inc.’s private equity parents cooking up an initial public offering after two years of retooling the business?

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was off 0.65% to 1,876.46 in afternoon trading Friday.

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Krafcik Joins TrueCar Board

John Krafcik, former Hyundai Motor America Inc. chief, joined the board of Santa Monica-based TrueCar Inc., an online service that provides car pricing information and a listing of dealers certified by the company.

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Buena Park Mixed-Use Project Tops Off

City officials and executives from Lynwood developer M+D Properties and construction company Swinerton Inc. were on hand Thursday to celebrate the topping off of The Source in Buena Park.

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Buena Park Mixed-Use Project Tops Off

City officials and executives from Lynwood developer M+D Properties and construction company Swinerton Inc. were on hand Thursday to celebrate the topping off of The Source in Buena Park.

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Krafcik Joins TrueCar Board

John Krafcik, former Hyundai Motor America Inc. chief, joined the board of Santa Monica-based TrueCar Inc., an online service that provides car pricing information and a listing of dealers certified by the company.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 fell 0.23% to 1,886.47 in afternoon trading Thursday.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.10% to 1,887.39 in afternoon trading Wednesday.

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