LA BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS
Video game-centric YouTube network Machinima Inc. announced Monday it closed an $18 million financing deal with Burbank’s Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Fuhu Inc., maker of the child-friendly Nabi tablet computer, has expanded into content production.
Herbalife Ltd. on Monday pointed triumphantly to a New York Times article that provided evidence the company’s leading critic was launching a smear campaign against the L.A. nutritional supplements company for his own advantage.
Freedom Communications on Monday announced that it will launch its daily newspaper in Los Angeles next month.
Griffin Holdings in Century City on Monday said that it has completed its tender offer to acquire Tufco Technologies Inc., a large contract maker of branded wet and dry wipes that is based Green Bay, Wis.
Two health insurers based in Los Angeles County ranked poorly in customer satisfaction compared to other competitors in the state, according to a new J.D. Power & Associates report.
In Monday trading, the Dow Jones industrial average closed down 35 points to 16,419. The Nasdaq fell 2 points to 4,334. The S&P 500 fell 1 point to 1,877. The LABJ Stock Index rose less than 1 point to 193.
L.A.’s jobless rate dipped below 9 percent in January for the first time in nearly six years, according to state figures released Friday.
The Newhall Ranch development hit yet another snag this week as environmentalists filed a federal lawsuit to halt construction.
Shares of Korn/Ferry International rose more than 13 percent in Friday, a day after the staffing giant reported fiscal third-quarter profit that was significantly better than analysts expected.
The 7-Eleven on the west side of sleepy La Cañada Flintridge might have a soda fountain and two-for-a-dollar doughnut deals, but don’t call it a convenience store.
Shares of U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc. rose more than 12 percent on Friday, a day after the after-market automotive parts distributor reported a significantly smaller fourth quarter loss.
A 166-foot-high fence to keep errant golf balls from flying off a golf course is at the center of a spat between the famed Los Angeles Country Club and developers looking to build two luxury condo towers on the old Robinsons-May site next door in Beverly Hills.
Julia Stewart, chief executive of DineEquity Inc., has unloaded more than half of her stock in the Glendale restaurant company, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
American Apparel has reported it expects that last year’s revenue will be higher than the year before but pre-tax earnings will be much lower.
The Los Angeles Business Journal’s index of largest local public companies rose for the week.
In Friday trading, the Dow Jones industrial average closed up 31 points to 16,453. The Nasdaq fell 16 points to 4,336. The S&P 500 rose 1 point to 1,878. The LABJ Stock Index fell 1 point to 193.
A federal judge in San Francisco on Thursday gave preliminarily approval of a $3.4 million settlement that Trader Joe's Co. will pay to settle a class action lawsuit accusing the Monrovia grocery chain of falsely advertising its cookies, apple juice and other products as being "all-natural" even though they contained synthetic ingredients.
Mayor Eric Garcetti said today he had launched a global search to fill the executive director position at the Port of Los Angeles.
The Gores Group and Orange County partner Technology4Medicine have acquired Fotona, a company in Ljubljana, Slovenia that makes medical lasers.