Shwanika Narayan

Reporter (Manufacturing and Trade)

Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 251

Recent Stories

Sale Date Arrives For Events Planner

Fashion-, beauty-focused Simply agrees to acquisition deal with like-minded firm Nylon Media.

Nylon Media books acquisition deal with fashion and beauty conference planner Simply.

Port Gets Moving on Data Plan

SHIPPING: Parties hope to help cargo navigate docks.

A new wave in logistics could be rolling in with a data-sharing program at the Port of Los Angeles.

West Hollywood’s Simply Inc. Acquired by Nylon Media

Simply Inc., a fashion, beauty, and social media influencers event and branding company, has been acquired by Nylon Media Inc. for an undisclosed amount.

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Port of Long Beach Awards Community Sponsorships

The Port of Long Beach has awarded more than $372,000 in community sponsorships to 136 organizations in the latter half of the fiscal year, port officials announced on Monday.

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Colleges Build Up Ranks of Manufacturing

EDUCATION: Workers with midlevel skills in demand.

Community college initiative helps students put together careers in advanced manufacturing.

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Former Neutrogena Chief, UCLA Donor Lloyd Cotsen Has Died

Lloyd Cotsen, the former chief executive and chairman of the board of Neutrogena Corp., passed away at his Beverly Hills home on May 8, according to UCLA, where his endowment established an archaeology institute. He was 88.

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Canadian Buyer Takes Plunge With Seafood Acquisition

Culver City seafood supplier Rubicon Resources, a venture of Thai seafood packing and distribution companies AMS and PTN Group, will be acquired by High Liner Foods Inc., a publicly traded Canadian company, in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $107 million.

Business Rebounds for Furniture Maker Virco as School Budgets Increase

Hard Lessons

MANUFACTURING: Furniture maker Virco is sitting prettier as school districts up their postrecession budgets.

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April Cargo Volumes Spike at L.A., Long Beach Ports

Cargo volumes rose in April at the country’s two busiest ports, Los Angeles and Long Beach, with L.A.’s hitting a record for the month.

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Seafood Supplier Rubicon Resources Acquired for $107 Million

Culver City seafood supplier Rubicon Resources has been acquired by High Liner Foods Inc. in a deal valued at $107 million, Rubicon announced Wednesday.

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