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FOOD: Middleman says he was boxed out by Trader Joe’s.
Broker of peanut butter-filled pretzels claims he’s left holding bags after Trader Joe’s conspired with supplier.
After nearly a century here, Westwood oil giant Occidental Petroleum Corp. is moving its headquarters to Houston.
Struggling Easton-Bell Sports Inc. has reached an agreement to sell its baseball and softball business to a Canadian firm for $330 million, the Van Nuys sporting goods manufacturer announced on Thursday.
Occidental Petroleum Corp on Thursday said it signed a deal to sell its interests in a natural gas field that sprawls across three states to an unnamed buyer for a pretax price of $1.4 billion.
Shares of Skechers USA Inc. jumped than 13 percent in after-market trading on Wednesday after the trendy shoemaker reported fourth-quarter profit that soared past Wall Street estimates.
Shares of Motorcar Parts of America Inc. rose nearly 15 percent on Monday after the manufacturer and distributor of automotive aftermarket parts reported a better-than-expected fiscal third quarter.
Le Grand Courtage gets big lift from Virgin America deal.
Le Grand Courtage was on board early with the idea of getting its bottles on Virgin America flights.
A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc. received a $60 million contract from NASA to build a section of the space agency’s new Orion launch vehicle for deep space missions, the company announced Tuesday.
Minimum wage violation charges against Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD Co. Ltd. were withdrawn Tuesday by the California Department of Labor Standards and Enforcement, according to the law firm representing BYD.
Semiconductor maker Semtech Corp. is laying off 6 percent of its workforce due to softer demand for its chips used in smartphones and other devices.
Iron Neck exercises muscles to help protect head in collisions.
Sports: Mission Competition’s Iron Neck exercise device looks to head off football injuries.
Food: Krispy Kreme’s area franchisee plans to open 20 shops in next seven years.
Krispy Kreme plans to go hole hog in Southern California with 20 new stores.
Teledyne Technologies Inc. beat analysts' estimates on fourth quarter revenue and earnings, the aerospace, marine and energy products manufacturer said Thursday.
Glendale thermal ticket and receipt printer manufacturer FutureLogic Inc. has named a new chief executive and made other changes to its senior management.
Beverages: Sales of Asian tea drink projected to double; Reed’s may attract buyout.
Reed’s Inc. has been riding the wave of the kombucha craze. But that means bigger drinkmakers might want to swallow it up.-