DINING: Restaurant Operator Feels Heat as Shares Tumble
DineEquity investors have a lot to chew on as the chief exec has stepped down amid falling sales.
AGRICULTURE: Progressive branches out into more fruits with deal for competitor.
Progressive Produce will now bear more fruit products after its pickup of a competitor.
Downtown law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan sued former client and billionaire entrepreneur Darwin Deason Tuesday claiming the influential Republican political donor has failed to pay them $1 million in fees.
The resignation of DineEquity Inc.’s chief executive amid declining sales Friday caused the restaurant company’s stock to fall 9.6 percent in a single day, closing at $60.14.
Giving To Get
Gift baskets for Oscar participants offer businesses a package deal to promote items and services.
ICM Partners takes step back into journalism business with pickup of Headline Media Management.
ICM Partners looks to re-establish its talent for representation in broadcast journalism.
ENTERTAINMENT: Local vendors boosted by awards include florists, chauffeurs.
Oscars provide golden opportunity for businesses such as florists and chauffeur services.
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.
As the result of an undercover investigation by his office, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer announced today the filing of criminal charges against five actors’ workshop businesses to stop “pay-to-play” schemes.
ICM Partners talent and literary agency is expanding its reach into on-air talent by acquiring Headline Media Management (HMM), a boutique firm representing anchors, reporters, hosts, and producers in news, lifestyle and sports broadcasting. HMM Chief Executive Lou Oppenheim and President Michael Glantz will join the agency as partners. Oppenheim will head the new broadcasting department at ICM and Glantz will lead news and programming efforts within the department. Details of the deal were not disclosed.
MEDIA: L.A. Times’ parent, tronc, sticks by tech strategy.
After a year of digital focus, Los Angeles Times’ parent, tronc, has only a few positive results to report.
A new frontman is taking the stage at Rock & Brews, the midsize international rock ‘n’ roll-themed restaurant chain based in Manhattan Beach.
Relativity Media sheds another exec as business affairs head jumps to law firm.
Cannabis management company MedMen is betting on the growth of the medical marijuana market in New York. The Culver City-based company announced Thursday that it acquired financially distressed Bloomfield Industries Inc., one of five organizations licensed to grow and distribute medical marijuana in the state of New York. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Ryan Kavanaugh’s troubled Relativity Media is taking another a hit with the departure of Hillel Elkins, the studio’s executive vice president of business affairs and general counsel.