Caroline Anderson

Reporter (Retail, Restaurants, Hospitality)

Caroline Anderson covers retail, restaurants, and hospitality for the Los Angeles Business Journal. To contact her, email canderson@labusinessjournal.com. @caroline_mander

Email: canderson@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 229

Recent Stories

Towering Hotel May Be High Impact Downtown

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.

Investor dips into social impact with chip buy

Venture capital firm’s deal for snack maker gives gang reform program a taste of the equity.

Greenlake Investment Management to Open Ziplines at Pacific Crest

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.

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Scrubs Maker Cleans Up

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.

Whole New Strategy for Randy’s Donuts

Randy’s Donuts finds a sweet spot in Century City for first expansion.

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Brian Lee, Ron Burkle-backed Medical Apparel Startup Jaanuu Raises $5 Million from Retail Execs

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.

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Chef Nobu, Larry Ellison, and Robert De Niro Open Nobu Ryokan Hotel in Malibu

There are some boldface names behind the opening of the Nobu Ryokan hotel on Carbon Beach in Malibu later this month.

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Online Venture Looks to Serve Up Job Applicants

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.

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Avocados Not So Fruitful

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.

Japan’s Adastria Fashions Acquisition of Velvet

APPAREL: Bid Buttoned Up

Tokyo’s Adastria zips up deal for clothing company Velvet.

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