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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Recent Stories

Midday Stock Roundup

Viant rises on analyst upgrade; Skyworks falls

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Vans Laps Pre-Pandemic Revenue

Up across markets; 9% to 10% growth expected for year

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BJ’s Restaurants Tops Estimates

Targets 8 to 10 new restaurants in fiscal 2022

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Taco Bell, Habit Burger Notch Growth in Q2

Driven by digital, off-premise orders

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Qmerit Lands Funding, Rivian Charger Install Deal

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: At- home installs for trucks, SUVs

Qmerit has a new investor and landed a major contract with Rivian Automotive LLC, the first reported deal between an Orange County company and the Amazon-backed electric automaker

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Asics Latest Collection Proves NFT Worthy

Kicks Off Digital Goods Artist-in-Residence Program

Asics’ latest shoe offering can’t be worn, but was made of some of the most hyped material right now

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loanDepot Bolsters Tech With Chief Digital Officer

Hsieh’s Lender Counts $3.6B Valuation Post-IPO

New Chief Digital Officer George Brady will lead financial tech services for loanDepot

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Kura Sushi Offering Could Raise $46.5M

Help pay down debt amid big future growth plans

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Del Taco Beats on Q2 Earnings

Expects 13 new restaurants in 2021; 5% unit growth beginning 2023

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Kura Sushi Looks to Raise Funds Through Stock Offering

Proceeds to pay down debt, working capital, other expenses

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