Kari Hamanaka

Staff Reporter

Kari Hamanaka covers apparel manufacturers, retailers, restaurants, and automakers. She can be reached at hamanaka@ocbj.com.

Email: hamanaka@ocbj.com
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LoanDepot’s Marketing Spend Tops $1.2B

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High-Tech Injection For Allergan Marketing

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