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Swirly Celebrations crafts custom characters to cover range of wedding parties.
Swirly Celebrations positions its cake figurines as a top attraction for weddings.
MANUFACTURING: Mattel pitches pricey device for use at home by children.
Toy giant Mattel makes a play for creative kids with pricey 3-D printers to be used at home.
SHIPPING: Employers in drive classification fight give state program a pass.
Trucking firms facing fines over driver misclassification are steering clear of an amnesty program.
CLOTHING: Hale Bob drops calendar for see now, buy now.
Hale Bob has decided it’s time to ditch seasonal apparel rollouts for a see now, buy now approach.
Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 appears to be falling victim to the recent slowdown seen by cohorts H&M, Urban Outfitters, and even larger retailers such as Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus.
In the latest attempt to combat congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) introduced a bill to improve the container cargo movement.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. will move its headquarters from Pasadena to Dallas by the end of 2019 and cut its local staff by more than a third, according to an agenda posted online by the Dallas City Council.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is preparing to move its headquarters from Pasadena to Dallas, according to an agenda posted online by the Texas city’s economic development committee.
James Jeans founders form D&A studio to give discipline a lift.
The future of D&A Flying Yoga studio is up in the air.
SHIPPING: Some firms file for bankruptcy amid drive for employee standing.
Legal battles over classifying truckers as employees put some firms on the road to bankruptcy.
Leading toymaker Mattel Inc. reported a non-adjusted first-quarter net loss of $49.1 million (-21 cents a share) on revenue of $869 million.
Commuting and gas prices contribute to California being the second most expensive state in the nation for car ownership, according to a study by Manhattan Beach personal finance website GoBankingRates.com.
American Apparel Inc. customers will now get the instant gratification of receiving their online orders within an hour.
Health-Ade, a West L.A. kombucha drink producer, has raised $7 million from a group of undisclosed investors, according to a March 16 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
September didn’t set off any bells for container volumes at the Port of Los Angeles.