Long Beach Site Tapped for Smartwater
Blue C Advertising in Costa Mesa has been keeping busy in varied ways—helping more than 550 people stay hydrated, while also refreshing the look of a 20-year-old software company.
MEDIA: 5th offering under motorcycle unit
The smell of tacos drifted in the air as a handful of people cruised around the parking lot at media company Bonnier Motorcycle Group’s Spectrum-area headquarters to test out various electric bikes.
Links Employees To Volunteer Opportunities
Orange County United Way is tapping into the cloud to help corporations promote philanthropic efforts among its employees.
WoW, Overwatch Shirts for Sale
Irvine-based video game giant Blizzard Entertainment Inc. is heading back to the retail aisles with a familiar partner.
Video game designer Blizzard Entertainment ain Irvine will produce another line of t-shirts for Japan-based apparel maker and retailer Uniqlo.
Coastline College Refreshes its Look
Fountain Valley’s Coastline Community College unveiled a new name—Coastline College—and look last month when it celebrated the school’s programs at its Innovation Expo.
Singer Lizzo Among Five Celebs in Campaign
Newport Beach-based cosmetic company Urban Decay tapped a new breed of tastemakers for its latest campaign titled “Pretty Different.”
7,000 SF Down the Street From Portabello Estate
A contemporary-style home reminiscent of a Balinese resort has traded hands for $20 million.
Former Vons Site Being Reworked
Grocery chain Trader Joe’s is set to open a 15,000-square-foot location, taking over the former Vons in La Habra, at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Imperial Highway.
10,000-SF Home Has 5 Beds, 6 Baths
Inside the exclusive enclave of Crystal Cove, a Spanish Revival-style mansion on Offshore sold for $16.4 million, just shy of its asking price of $16.9 million.
Coastline Community College in Fountain Valley changed name to Coastline College and introduced a new logo.
A new marketing campaign from Newport Beach-based cosmetic maker Urban Decay taps participation by actors and singers including Joey King and Lizzo.
Beauty products distributor SeneGence International in Foothill Ranch topped the Business Journal’s ranking of women-owned businesses with more than $1 billion in companywide revenue last year.
53 Firms Say Sales Rose; Employee Count Falls
Orange County’s largest women-owned businesses are on a growth streak that, once again, bested the national performance of women-owned businesses.
Deal With Penny Stock ‘Intriguing Assignment’
Hooray Agency has won plenty of plaudits for its recent campaigns, such as new branding and merchandising logo for the U.S. Open Championship, which took place at Pebble Beach last month.
‘Not for Everyone’ Image, Social Media
Cypress-based Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc. launched a new advertising strategy dubbed “Small Batch” under the leadership of newly minted Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President Kimberley Gardiner—weeks before the automaker said it would be packing its bags and relocating to Franklin, Tenn., a suburb of Nashville, by year-end (see separate story, page 5).
Live Nation Show Includes Cardi B, Billie Eilish
Can’t make it to Atlanta to watch Billie Eilish, Cardi B or even The Coathangers on stage at the city’s annual Music Midtown festival this fall? Don’t fret.
Bear Brand Ranch Sits on 2 Acres, 9 Baths
The former Laguna Niguel home of Miss California and one-time publisher of Orange Coast Magazine Toni Kay Tuso-Faber and her husband, Bruce, traded hands for $10.5 million, a bit shy of its asking price of $10.9 million.
Provide Ideas to Makers Of Cars, Other Products
Luxury electric vehicle manufacturer Karma Automotive is ready to share the wealth.
2-Story Indoor Hoops And Racquetball Court
A four-story mansion inside the guard-gated community of Crystal Cove has sold for $16.4 million.
Palette Includes 15 Colors For Homes, Offices
Behr Paint Co. has a few ideas—15 to be exact—for those looking to refresh their space with a new coat of paint.
Domestic Abuse Nonprofit Aims for 3rd OC Store
Working with and supporting victims of domestic abuse on a daily basis can be emotionally draining for employees at Laura’s House.
University of California-Irvine promoted Douglas Haynes to the newly-created position of vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion.
Donates Proceeds To Nonprofits Preventing Youth Suicides
Rainbow-filled parades have taken over Southern California and the rest of the country in celebration of LGBTQ Pride month and Newport Beach-based chain Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) joined the festivities.
Starring Roles in Trio Of Recreated Scenes
Iconic car stunts got a special remake this month, thanks to Fountain Valley-based Genesis Motor America.
RETAIL: 50+ Saudi Arabia Studios
Irvine-based Xponential Fitness LLC is leaping into international markets after inking a deal this month to open more than 50 boutique fitness studios in Saudi Arabia over the next three years.
Five CEOs nabbed entrepreneur of the year awards from Ernst & Young Tuesday night at Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point.
12,826-SF Mansion Trades For About $1,460/PSF
A recently built mansion near the top of Newport Coast’s Crystal Cove community has traded hands for $18.8 million, records indicate.
Wilson: Up to $2.2B in Down Year for Dealers; AAA Up
Wilson Automotive Group in Orange was the only one of six area auto dealership groups to report a sales increase on this week’s list of OC’s biggest private companies.
Partners With Michigan’s Carhartt on Collection
Who says you can’t mix work and play? Certainly not Costa Mesa-based Hurley International.
Branding, Logo For Famed Golf Course
While the U.S. Open Championship at Pebble Beach celebrated its 119th year at last week’s tournament, it also marked the debut of a new branding and merchandising logo, thanks to Irvine-based firm Hooray Agency, formerly known as HyperDisk Marketing.
Rebranding Emphasizes Big And Little Connections
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Orange County and the Inland Empire unveiled a fresh look this month.
Winery Owner Bower Sells Rebuilt Laguna Beach Site
Laguna Beach’s gated Emerald Bay community has seen its share of big-dollar deals the past two months.
Dana Point Home Listed for $15.9M
Tucked inside the exclusive Dana Point community of The Strand at Headlands is an 8,339-square-foot home that recently sold for $14 million.
Twin Sisters Take Over Data Analytics Firm
Don Vivrette launched his market research firm MacKenzie Corp. 34 years ago, after spending years as an independent data analyst helping corporations leverage data to grow revenue and customers.
5.11 Co-Founder, CEO Gets Company Back on Track
It’s been 10 months since Francisco Morales stepped in as chief executive of 5.11 Tactical, the Irvine-based manufacturer of apparel and gear for military and law enforcement officials.
Lines Longer For Shops Than Ride
Disneyland Resort opened its long-awaited Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction a little more than a week ago and in addition to the eateries and snacks, guests can expect a plethora of merchandise to help bring the experience home.
ESPN2 Showing 4-Part Documentary
University of California-Irvine’s varsity esports team is getting star treatment.
EDUCATION: Largest gift to namesake school
Henry and Susan Samueli last week continued their commitment to funding the region’s next generation of engineers and innovators.
EDUCATION: IT and computing degrees; $1/day
Brandman University will be expanding its degree offerings to Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) employees—a year after it was named by the retail giant as one of three universities employees could attend largely on Walmart’s dime.
U.S. employment was reported to have slowed down last month following the Labor Department’s jobs report Friday, leading Wall Street to optimism about potential interest rate cuts from the Federal Reserve.
Monthly sales among OC’s largest automakers were mixed last month while three of the four automakers reported an increase for the year.
Records Link Home To Newport Beach Lawyer
Sitting on half an acre of manicured grounds in Newport Coast is a 10,749-square-foot Pelican Crest home with an asking price of $19.8 million.