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Pacsun Keeps Its Cool

Alfred Chang Talks Retail, Fashion—and the Importance of Having a Voice for BrandsPacSun and its 43-year-old President Alfred Chang seem to have cracked the code, becoming one of the country’s largest “cool kid” brands

Chipotle to Mark Super Bowl Spot Debut with Focus on Food Sustainability

Commercial to run during game’s second quarter

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Midday Stock Roundup

Restaurants, led by BJ’s, fall; ClearPoint on the rise

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OC Unemployment Rises to 7.4% in December

Leisure and hospitality sector loses 14,300 jobs

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Parcel Pending 2020 Locker Installations Jump With Rise in Online Shopping

Pandemic helped fuel demand for contactless delivery

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BJ’s Q4 Sales Hampered by Pandemic Restrictions

Improvement seen in some states since the start of the year as restrictions ease

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Rivian Raises $2.65B

Amazon Climate Pledge Fund among investors

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Tesla Sales Center in Works for Irvine

AUTOMOTIVE: Would be first spot in city

City planning and permitting documents indicate a Tesla sales facility is in the works for a 58,000-square-foot building fronting Jamboree Road in Irvine

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GardenWalk’s New Talk: Pod Hostel, Cat Café

SHOPPING CENTERS: Unique proposals for Anaheim mall

New plans are under consideration to revitalize portions of Anaheim’s GardenWalk, including accommodations that would serve a much different tourism base

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Kura Sales Fall as Sushi Firm Grapples with COVID-19

Losses also widen in the quarter

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Midday Stock Roundup

Boot Barn up on prelim earnings

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Tilly’s Rounds Out Holiday With Good Cheer

Retailer reported net sales up; online jumped 65%

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Chipotle Aims to Hire 15,000 in Restaurants

National hiring event scheduled for Thursday

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OCBJ INSIDER

Scenes from a Riot

Rep. Lou Correa shares firsthand account of Capitol takeover; New ghost kitchen restaurants sets up in Anaheim; Irvine’s Fitness International LLC remains country’s largest health club

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