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The YM Inc. Group of Cos. in Toronto posted a $1.5 million stalking-horse bid for Wet Seal LLC’s intellectual property, according to documents filed today in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Mazda North American Operations’ advertising agency of record hired Erich Funke as chief creative officer, effective March 6.
RETAIL: Party, promotions, posh buys on tap
South Coast Plaza turns 50 next month—yeah, we couldn’t tell, either.
Cities’ Campaign Puts Spotlight on Parallels
Destination marketing organizations for Anaheim and Vancouver, British Columbia, joined forces on a recent campaign that aimed to highlight similarities between the two cities.
A bankruptcy court judge approved Quiksilver Inc.’s settlement agreement with 26 former employees, who were looking to collect about $7 million in severance pay, according to documents filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Retail developer Steve Craig has been named chairman of New Majority California’s Orange County Chapter.
Kaiser Aluminum Corp. beat Wall Street expectations on revenue and earnings for the fourth quarter and full year.
RETAIL: 5 property owners, 10 shopping centers under umbrella
Irvine Company has joined forces with four other major retail property owners for a marketing effort intended to keep its Fashion Island shopping center in Newport Beach a must-see destination on luxury travelers’ itineraries.
MARKETING: Rainguard gets IndyCar deal Firestone let go
Rainguard International jumped the gun—in a good way.
Video Connects a Few Overseas With Home
Several big names were among thousands of viewers who praised Hyundai Motors America Inc.’s Super Bowl ad, including John Krafcik, the automaker’s former chief executive who now runs Waymo, a self-driving outfit and sister company to Google Inc.