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Hitching Ride at Theme Parks

MARKETING: Index sees sites as major attractions for toy sales.Index Promotions looks to ride the theme park boom into more custom merchandise orders.

By Subrina Hudson July 22, 2016 midnight   Share

Culver City Firm to Build Zero-Emissions Bus Station in Long Beach

Long Beach officials are planning on building a new zero-emissions bus station near the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center.

Clicks Targeted in Legal Battle between Online Ad Firms Criteo and SteelHouse

Culver City-based online ad firm SteelHouse Inc. filed a countersuit Tuesday against French rival Criteo SA in a quickly escalating battle over how the two companies generate and track clicks that lead to web sales for their clients.

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At Home

TECHNOLOGY: Vet execs give guidance to furniture-buying app.

Veteran CEOs are helping design app Homee reshape the furniture-buying business.

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A Look Ahead: What’s on the agenda for Los Angeles business in the coming week

DINING: Restaurant Week has goal to feed business for participating eateries.

Local eateries hope profits will be on the menu during Dine L.A. Restaurant Week, which helps restaurants entice customers with special menus that will take smaller bites out of their wallets.

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Best-Of Edition Ranks as Magazine’s Top Seller

PUBLISHING: Los Angeles hits annual sales high with curious category salutes.

Swimsuits – and ranked lists – sell magazines.

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Chain Harnesses Fish’s Raw Power for Expansion

DINING: Sweetfin Poké angles sushi-like dish for mass market.

Co-owners of Sweetfin Poké cooked up the raw fish chain with the goal of scaling up quickly.

City, County Have High Bar for Disbarment List

CONTRACTING: DWP’s feud with consultant raises specter of work exclusion.

Debarment is a little used but potentially lethal move against firms reliant on government work.

City Attorney Details Sordid Allegations Against PricewaterhouseCoopers

The L.A. City Attorney’s office asked a judge for permission on Friday to file additional documentation of fraud and bad behavior allegedly perpetrated by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) – the contractor hired to run the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s billing system.

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Rising Stream of Visitors Buoys River Businesses

DEVELOPMENT: Frogtown ventures hope to get area hopping as new hot spot.

Frogtown businesses hope to ride a rising tide of visitors to the Los Angeles River neighborhood.

Iceland-based Airline Wow Air Begins LAX Flights

Iceland-based airline carrier Wow Air began flying from Los Angeles International Airport on June 15, offering regular weekly services to Reykjavik, Iceland for $99.

Market Vendors Fear Moving From 7th Street Produce Market

FOOD: Rents rise for produce wholesalers under new landlord.

Wholesalers fear being boxed out by 7th Street Produce Market’s rising rents.

Federal Ruling Puts State Artist Royalty Law in Jeopardy

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Monday against several auction houses sued by artists over failure to pay them royalties as guaranteed by California law.

Panel Supports Cal State Faculty’s Demand For 5 percent Pay Raise

An independent report released Monday found that California State University should increase faculty pay by 5 percent, meeting the California Faculty Association’s demands.

Judge Dismisses Donald Sterling’s Case Against Wife, NBA

A federal judge dismissed Tuesday a lawsuit filed by former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling alleging his wife, the National Basketball Association and several other actors colluded to sell the team for $2 billion without his permission.