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Vans Inc. revenue was up 4% in July quarter, according to its Greenboro, N.C.-based parent, VF Corp.
Contravisual Brands Group LLC acquired Los Alamitos-based Sullen Clothing Inc. on undisclosed terms.
MARKETING: To craft ads for brewery, Hass Avocado Board
Grupo Gallegos defines itself as a “culturally attuned” ad shop—and its newest accounts support the contention.
MARKETING: Golfsmith, Dave & Buster’s coupons yield data
Looking to take home a Rally Monkey or a Mike Trout bobblehead for your collection of baseball memorabilia?
MARKETING: Links with London, Hong Kong shops for B2B work
BrandingBusiness helps companies in transition develop market strategies—the stories they tell to customers and employees. Now other agencies are taking note of the Irvine-based firm’s own brand proposition and adopting it as their nameplates.
Altamont Adds Indie Punk Records to Its Lineup
Lake Forest-based Altamont recently added music producer to its duties as a skate apparel manufacturer—perhaps not a surprise for a label named after a 1960s rock festival.
Julie Miller-Phipps, former executive director of Kaiser Permanente’s Orange County service area, has been named president of the organization’s Southern California region, effective next month.
APPAREL: Cuater seeks new status for belts in men’s fashion
The son of Quicksilver founder Bob McKnight has launched an upscale belt maker targeting wearers of surf apparel.
Amusement Park Work On Video Gets It Lion Award
Amusement Park in Santa Ana won a Bronze Lion in the film craft category at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for its “use of original music” in a video promoting HARMAN International’s JBL brand of wireless speakers.
1st Nonpremium Brand On Initial Quality List in Years
Kia Motors America Inc. in Irvine topped J.D. Power’s 2016 Initial Quality Study—the first nonpremium brand to do so in the past 27 years.