Santa Monica toy company Jakks Pacific Inc. announced Monday it had renewed a multi-year licensing agreement for more than 50 Walt Disney Co. entertainment properties for distribution in China.
SHIPPING: New alliances for megaships could tangle ports.
New cargo alliances formed to fill up megaships could bring big challenges to the ports.
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. announced plans this afternoon to send two tourists around the Moon by the end of 2018.
ENERGY: Busted Firm Seeks Break
Bankrupt Breitburn requests more time to file its reorganization plan.
TECHNOLOGY: Centers aim to prove to consumers that new medium worth a look.
Virtual reality startups open arcades to test how game consumers are for the medium.
SHIPPING: Businesses fear proposal may curb truck trips
Cargo movers fear proposed air regulations could drive down the number of truck trips.
ENERGY: Deal plugs Zon’s power invention at shops.
Zon hopes to help cover customers’ power needs with its device-charging solar umbrellas.
The Port of Los Angeles had its busiest January ever this year, beating the record-holding January 2016 with the number of cargo containers increasing 17.4 percent, officials said Tuesday.
TRANSPORTATION: Exec at center of recent lawsuit launches new tube venture.
Hyperloop One founder doubles down on the technology with his new venture, Arrivo.
Reversing a slide at the end of last year, cargo shipments at the Port of Long Beach rose sharply in January, up 6 percent from December and up 8 percent from a year ago, port officials reported Thursday.
Although Mattel Inc. has a proposal before the city of El Segundo to significantly expand its 12.5-acre headquarters, a company spokesman said the project isn't actually going to be built, at least not yet.
APPAREL: Jeans Stretched
Debt-laden jeans maker True Religion has struggled to stay in fashion with consumers.
Long Beach port hopes Middle Terminal stacks up with megaships.
Port of Long Beach expects big gains from its megaship-servicing Middle Terminal.
ENERGY: SoCal Edison to spend $570 million to charge medium, heavy vehicles.
Electric utility to weigh in with charging stations for medium and heavy vehicles.
ENERGY: Eagle Crest’s land offer could improve desert venture’s prospects
Eagle Crest seeks to gain ground on its storage project by giving land to the National Park Service.