Orange County Business Journal

Fashion Label Likes Look of Competition

Forget about the doom-and-gloom projections that women’s retail is boring, merchandising is dead, and Forever 21 killed the category.

By Kari Hamanaka July 14, 2014 midnight share »

Knott’s Next Ride: Back to Future

Raffi Kaprelyan believes this will be the summer of Knott’s Berry Farm.

By Kari Hamanaka June 2, 2014 midnight share »

Coordinated Effort Taps Coveted China Meetings Market

It took a perfect storm of the positive persuasion to bring the Perfect group to Orange County.

By Kari Hamanaka May 27, 2014 midnight share »

Hotel Construction, Remodeling in High Gear

Dirt’s turning at a rapid clip for Orange County’s hotel landscape, and there may be no other local company that reflects that activity more than R.D. Olson Construction.

By Kari Hamanaka May 27, 2014 midnight share »

Billabong Restructures, Adds Executive Weight in OC

Orange County is emerging as an increasingly important part of Billabong International Ltd.’s operations as the action-sports apparel maker and retailer begins to find some footing on a turnaround.

By Kari Hamanaka May 27, 2014 midnight share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.33% to 1,898.81 in afternoon trading Friday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 23, 2014 10:36 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.38% to 1,895.29 in afternoon trading Thursday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 22, 2014 10:54 a.m. share »
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R.D. Olson Construction Appoints President

Irvine-based R.D. Olson Construction has named Bill Wilhelm president.

By Kari Hamanaka May 22, 2014 10:30 a.m. share »
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Marriott Awards R.D. Olson With Top Developer Honor

Irvine developer Bob Olson and his company R.D. Olson were awarded Marriott International's Developer of the Year award this week.

By Kari Hamanaka May 22, 2014 6 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.61% to 1,884.18 in afternoon trading Wednesday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 21, 2014 10:42 a.m. share »
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Taco Bell Names CEO

Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. named President Brian Niccol chief executive of the fast food chain.

By Kari Hamanaka May 21, 2014 10:10 a.m. share »
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Marriott Awards R.D. Olson With Top Developer Honor

Irvine developer Bob Olson and his company R.D. Olson were awarded Marriott International's Developer of the Year award this week.

By Kari Hamanaka May 21, 2014 10:04 a.m. share »
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Taco Bell Names CEO

Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. named President Brian Niccol to chief executive of the fast food chain.

By Kari Hamanaka May 20, 2014 2:13 p.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 fell 0.67% to 1,872.44 in afternoon trading Tuesday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 20, 2014 10:42 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.28% to 1,883.06 in afternoon trading Monday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 19, 2014 10:47 a.m. share »

Toyota HQ Shift Adds Depth to OC Automotive Talent Pool

OC automakers stand to benefit from Toyota’s eventual headquarters move to Texas with a wave of worker talent expected to be released into the local market.

By Kari Hamanaka May 19, 2014 midnight share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 fell 0.02% to 1,870.40 in afternoon trading Friday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 16, 2014 10:41 a.m. share »
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Laguna Cliffs Inn Sold

The 36-room Laguna Cliffs Inn was acquired by Classic Hotels & Resorts for $11.2 million.

By Kari Hamanaka May 16, 2014 10 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 fell 0.17% to 1,894.18 in afternoon trading Wednesday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 14, 2014 10:56 a.m. share »
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St. John Knits Chair to Quiksilver Board

Huntington Beach-based action sports apparel maker Quiksilver Inc. said Bernd Beetz joined its board of directors Tuesday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 14, 2014 10:26 a.m. share »
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Goodwill of OC Brings High-Tech to Donation Bins

Goodwill of Orange County on Tuesday revealed redesigned donation bins that include more high-tech features.

By Kari Hamanaka May 14, 2014 10:21 a.m. share »
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St. John Knits Chair to Quiksilver Board

Huntington Beach-based action sports apparel maker Quiksilver Inc. said Bernd Beetz joined its board of directors Tuesday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 13, 2014 2:07 p.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.09% to 1,898.28 in afternoon trading Tuesday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 13, 2014 11:09 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.81% to 1,893.72 in afternoon trading Monday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 12, 2014 10:48 a.m. share »
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USO Center to Open at JWA

John Wayne Airport plans to open its first USO Center.

By Kari Hamanaka May 12, 2014 6:50 a.m. share »

Boot Barn Parent Plans IPO for Retailer

The private equity parent of Irvine-based Western wear retailer Boot Barn Inc. is looking to take the company public, according to a Reuters report.

By Kari Hamanaka May 12, 2014 midnight share »

Taco Bell Boss Bound for Louisville

It looks as though at least one member of this week’s OC 50 won’t qualify for consideration next year.

By Kari Hamanaka May 12, 2014 midnight share »
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USO Center to Open at JWA

John Wayne Airport plans to open its first USO Center.

By Kari Hamanaka May 9, 2014 1:10 p.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.06% to 1,876.72 in afternoon trading Friday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 9, 2014 10:49 a.m. share »
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Chinese Ambassador to Visit Nixon Library

The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is set to host the People’s Republic of China’s Ambassador to the U.S.

By Kari Hamanaka May 9, 2014 10:36 a.m. share »
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Visitor Spending Rises in Irvine

Visitor spending in Irvine last year grew about 2% to $522 million, according to a report from Destination Irvine, the city's destination marketing arm.

By Kari Hamanaka May 9, 2014 10:35 a.m. share »
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Retail Roundup: Oakley Opens NY Store

Foothill Ranch-based sunglasses and apparel maker Oakley Inc. opened a store and showroom on Fifth Avenue in New York.

By Kari Hamanaka May 9, 2014 10:31 a.m. share »
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Visitor Spending Rises in Irvine

Visitor spending in Irvine last year grew about 2% to $522 million, according to a report from Destination Irvine, the city's destination marketing arm.

By Kari Hamanaka May 8, 2014 5:56 p.m. share »
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Chinese Ambassador to Visit Nixon Library

The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is set to host the People’s Republic of China’s Ambassador to the U.S.

By Kari Hamanaka May 8, 2014 5:43 p.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.22% to 1,882.28 in afternoon trading Thursday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 8, 2014 10:50 a.m. share »
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Report: Boot Barn Parent Eyes IPO

The private equity parent of Irvine-based Western wear retailer Boot Barn Inc. is looking to take the company public, according to a Reuters report.

By Kari Hamanaka May 8, 2014 10:03 a.m. share »
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Knott’s Performance “Strong” in Q1

Knott's Berry Farm helped carry its parent through what’s typically a slow period for Sandusky, Ohio-based Cedar Fair Entertainment Co.

By Kari Hamanaka May 8, 2014 6:05 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.23% in afternoon trading Wednesday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 7, 2014 10:23 a.m. share »
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Disneyland Resort Q2 Attendance Up

Attendance at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim grew during the March quarter.

By Kari Hamanaka May 7, 2014 8:38 a.m. share »

P.J. Salvage, Beach Riot Form Joint Venture

Irvine-based sleepwear maker P.J. Salvage along with Costa Mesa swimsuit maker Beach Riot announced a joint venture.

By Kari Hamanaka May 7, 2014 7:39 a.m. share »

P.J. Salvage, Beach Riot Form Joint Venture

Irvine-based sleepwear maker P.J. Salvage along with Costa Mesa swimsuit maker Beach Riot announced a joint venture.

By Kari Hamanaka May 6, 2014 11:15 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 fell 0.48% to 1,875.57 in afternoon trading Tuesday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 6, 2014 10:53 a.m. share »
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Billabong Names Global GM for RVCA Brand

The parent of Costa Mesa-based RVCA said Monday it appointed a general manager for the apparel brand.

By Kari Hamanaka May 6, 2014 7:35 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.05% to 1,880.20 in afternoon trading Monday.

By Kari Hamanaka May 5, 2014 10:40 a.m. share »
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Billabong International COO To Irvine

The Australian parent of Irvine-based Billabong USA announced a global chief operating officer who will be locally based.

By Kari Hamanaka May 5, 2014 9:45 a.m. share »

Harder Side of Sears on Sale?

There’s gold in Sears Holdings Corp.’s department stores, although you won’t find it at the jewelry counters.

By Kari Hamanaka May 5, 2014 midnight share »

Del Taco Refinances $260M in Debt

Lake Forest-based fast-food chain Del Taco Holdings Inc. said it refinanced about $260 million in debt in exchange for a lower interest rate.

By Kari Hamanaka May 5, 2014 midnight share »

New Habit: Franchise Deals for Better-Burger Chain

Habit Restaurants LLC is making its push outside of its tri-state comfort zone with franchise agreements that will take the chain into Seattle and Las Vegas.

By Kari Hamanaka May 5, 2014 midnight share »

Taco Bell’s Creed Soon to Be Yum! Chief

The head of Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. has been tapped to be chief executive of the fast-food chain’s parent.

By Kari Hamanaka May 5, 2014 midnight share »

Local Toyota Units Won’t Move to Texas

Two local units of Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. will stay in Orange County following the automaker’s announcement that it will move its headquarters from Torrance to Texas.

By Kari Hamanaka May 5, 2014 midnight share »

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