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Chipotle Hosts a Prom Afterparty

Products, Glitter, Celebs And Food GiveawaysTalk about a marketing blitz this past weekend.

Newsom: Hair Salons, Barbershops Can Open

OC haircare gets green light

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South Coast Sets June 1 Reopen

Segerstrom flagship latest to welcome public

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Simon’s OC Malls Reopen

Brea, Orange, Mission Viejo properties ready

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St. John CEO Talks Fashion, Luxury Post-Pandemic

APPAREL: OC’s heritage luxury house’s new focus: face shields

Eran Cohen already had his work cut out for him assuming the top spot two years ago at Irvine luxury house St. John Knits International Inc. He’s spent that time steering the nearly 60-year-old brand—known globally for its line of sophisticated knitwear sold at specialty, high-end retailers—through a corporate reinvention.

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Lazy Dog Preps for Slow Reopening of Restaurants

FOOD: Essential kits, to-go packs fill void

Lazy Dog Restaurants LLC got creative in the kitchen during the coronavirus pandemic, ultimately taking away some wins from a challenging situation.

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County Can Lift More Business Restrictions

Restaurants, malls to reopen with health and safety modifications

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Taco Bell Chain Will Add 30K Workers

HQ, franchisees on summer hiring spree

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Boot Barn Slowdown, Fiscal Q4 Misses

Quarterly, full-year guidance tabled on continued COVID-19 uncertainties

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State Restrictions Continue to Loosen

In-store retail, hair salons, live sporting events could come back in next few weeks

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VF Misses in Q4 on COVID-19 Impact

Revenue seen sliding 50% in current quarter

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South Coast Plaza Launches SCP 2 Go Curbside Program

Starts Friday with more than 70 retailers, restaurants

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What Restaurants Look Like Post-Pandemic

Breweries, distilleries, wineries to remain closed unless there’s food with that drink

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Cool Appliances, Hot Business at Howard’s

RETAIL: Freezer sales up; CEO preps for post-pandemic growth

Consumers stockpiling food. Big competitors such as Best Buy and Home Depot limiting hours or service offerings. Older appliances getting overworked from stuck-at-home families.

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Malls Get Reopening Guidance

Actual moves may vary by county

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Genesis Brings Dealership Experience Home

Genesis Concierge a ‘white glove’ service

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