Shwanika Narayan

Reporter (Manufacturing and Trade)

Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 251

Recent Stories

Select Hits, Big Misses for Apparel

MANUFACTURING: BKs, bright spots in mix of largest

Struggles, pleasant surprises among biggest labels here.

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Airbnb Approach on Warehouse Space

Warehouse space, Airbnb style.

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Ports to Set Cargo Records in 2017

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are on track to mint a record-breaking year in cargo movement.

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Hasbro Said to Make Overture to Acquire Mattel

El Segundo-based Mattel Inc. has reportedly received an acquisition offer from rival Hasbro Inc.

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Permits Now Required for Drone Operations at Long Beach Port

The Port of Long Beach now requires drone operators to obtain a permit before taking off or landing in the Harbor District.

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Digital Hot, Ice Cream Cool

Halo Top ranks No. 1 on annual list; entries combine for $3.5B in sales.

Overview of our annual list of the 100 fastest-growing private companies.

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Chanje Order Signals New Direction for Trucks

Playa Vista-based brand delivers 125 to vehicle rental outfit

Electric-vehicle maker Chanje recently announced the delivery of its first order to Ryder System Inc., one of the largest medium-duty truck fleet management companies in the country.

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Chicago Buyer for Local Pork Rinds

Private equity firm in Chicago has appetite for pork rinds.

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Mattel Struggles To Stay in Play

MANUFACTURING: Will toymaker’s sales rebound?

Mattel Inc. and its digitally savvy chief executive are facing an uncertain future as retail partners disappear, flagship brands lose their appeal and revenues lag.

Ports Approve Strict Emission-Reduction Plan

The Boards of Harbor Commissioners for both the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach unanimously approved an update to their joint environmental initiative, the Clean Air Action Plan.

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