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39 Bring in $2.8 Billion In OC-Generated Billings
The top engineering firms with headquarters or significant operations in Orange County ended a three-year streak of gains with a 1.5% drop in local billings during the 12-month period ending June 30.
MARKETING: Data indicate event’s influence on purchases
The Orange County International Auto Show is set to start Oct. 2 at the Anaheim Convention Center, where organizers will mark the event’s 50th anniversary with something extra to tout: recent research that indicates the show still matters to the tens of thousands of visitors who are potential car buyers.
AUTOMOTIVE: Car info firm hires first PR agency of record
Kelley Blue Book Co., in search of new audiences, has hired M Booth in New York as its first public relations agency of record.
Rome & Associates Built On Telecommunications Work
Jeffrey Rome never thought when he got his degree in architecture that he’d spend most of his time designing wireless networks. Now, some 24 years later, 90% of billings at his Jeffrey Rome & Associates Inc. firm come from projects for major telecommunications companies such as AT&T, Crown Castle International Corp. and Verizon.
Combine For 1% Jump To $417 Million Locally
Orange County’s architecture firms combined for a 1.6% increase in local billings, modest growth after last year’s 13% surge.
6-Game Windfall Includes Dodgers’ Clincher
KDOC-TV is the sole victor so far in Time Warner Cable Inc.’s ongoing fee dispute with other cable and satellite providers.
Orange County auto dealers sold 13,592 vehicles in August, a 6.2% increase from the same period last year, according to Newport Beach-based Orange County Automobile Dealers Association.
Santa Ana-based Freedom Communication Inc. will stop publication of the Los Angeles Register, according to a memo from Chief Executive Aaron Kushner and co-owner Eric Spitz to employees last night.
361 Degrees International Ltd., which bills itself as second-largest athletic brand in China, has chosen Irvine for its North American headquarters.
Driver Urban’s Revenue Jumped 25,402% to $131.3M
Driver Urban had three things working for it in 2012 when it spun off from a large construction company—it entered the marketplace at the right time, at the right price, and with the right expertise.