Shwanika Narayan

Reporter (Manufacturing and Trade)

Email: snarayan@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 251

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eSalon’s new HQ heralds hair product company’s growth

Customized hair color brand eSalon has a new El Segundo HQ.

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Asia Cos. Top L.A. Investment

TRADE: 17 out of 20 largest foreign cos. with L.A. HQs

Asian outfits dominate the Business Journal’s list of foreign companies with U.S. headquarters in L.A. County.

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Henkel Expands Culver City Hair Operation

New hair academy opens as part of German company’s regional headquarters

German beauty brand Henkel opens a new training center in Culver City.

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Paul Marciano Resigns from Guess Inc.

Following a months-long investigation into sexual misconduct allegations, downtown-based apparel brand Guess Inc. announced the resignation of co-founder Paul Marciano as executive chairman of the board in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on June 12.

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PolyCera Raises $9 Million Series A

Inglewood-based PolyCera Membranes, makers of industrial wastewater treatment and process separation technology raised a $9 million Series A funding, the company announced June 11.

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Entrepreneur embraces natural ingredients, Heretic label

Fragrance entrepreneur at it again.

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Honest Co. Draws $200M Investment

MARKETING: L Catterton backs Alba venture

Playa Vista-based Honest Company Inc. got a $200 million minority investment from private equity firm L Catterton last week.

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OSI Systems Gets $10 Million Contract

Hawthorne-based OSI Systems Inc. announced June 7 that it received a $10 million contract to install its explosive detection system at “a European Union airport.”

Honest Company Receives $200 Million Investment

Playa Vista-based Honest Company Inc. announced June 6 that it received a $200 million minority investment from private equity firm L Catterton.

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Vegan Butterbeer Wanted

Harry Potter fans rally to add vegan option at Universal Studios theme parks

It’s going to take a little more than magic for a group of Harry Potter fans pining for vegan butterbeer on the menu at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter parks at Universal Studios, including the Universal City location.

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