Reporter (Retail, Restaurants, Hospitality)
Caroline Anderson covers retail, restaurants, and hospitality for the Los Angeles Business Journal. To contact her, email firstname.lastname@example.org. @caroline_mander
Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 229
HOSPITALITY: Arrival of Wilshire Grand Center could overshadow rivals’ business.
Wilshire Grand Center has no reservations about checking in to L.A.’s thriving hotel scene.
Venture capital firm’s deal for snack maker gives gang reform program a taste of the equity.
A South Pasadena commercial real estate investment firm plans to reopen a 300-acre property in the Angeles National Forest that features a zipline course next month.
APPAREL: Medical clothing of Jaanuu scores $5 million from fashion industry vets.
Jaanuu, a maker of clothing for the medical sector, marks a healthy $5 million investment round.
Randy’s Donuts finds a sweet spot in Century City for first expansion.
A medical apparel startup looking to disrupt the industry has raised $5 million from investors, including former executives from ecommerce women’s clothier Nasty Gal Inc. and Nordstrom.com, the company announced Wednesday.
There are some boldface names behind the opening of the Nobu Ryokan hotel on Carbon Beach in Malibu later this month.
EMPLOYMENT: Workpop partners with industry group to boost bosses’ hire power.
A state restaurant advocacy group and a job search startup want to make the process of matching employers with potential employees more palatable.
FOOD: Poor harvest boosts prices, reduces availabilty as Cinco de Mayo closes in.
Off production year will pare back the availability of avocados for Cinco de Mayo.
APPAREL: Bid Buttoned Up
Tokyo’s Adastria zips up deal for clothing company Velvet.