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Los Angeles a Top Site for Down Under Fashion

APPAREL: Beach lifestyle draws Australian brands looking to shore up sales.

Some Australian labels say a similar coastal culture makes Los Angeles a good beachhead for cracking the U.S. market.

Z Gallerie Pays $15 Million After Allegedly Misleading Customs Officials

Specialty furniture retailer Z Gallerie has agreed to pay $15 million following allegations by the U.S. Attorney’s Office that the company tried to mislead customs officials in order to import furniture from China at a cheaper price.

Deal For PR Firm Communicates Need For Range of Skills

West L.A. public relations company S+L Communications has been given a huge leg up in the highly competitive world of marketing and PR.

E-Tailer Hopes ‘Store’ Clicks With VIPs

Revolve looks to turn heads with exclusive promotional space.

Clothing e-tailer Revolve has set up shop exclusively to draw the in-person favor of fashion influencers.

Ex-Craft Beer Maker Tees Up Kombucha Future

BEVERAGE: Vet executive to tap years at Coca-Cola to try and conquer market.

Former beer brewer looks to craft a new strategy around tea drink kombucha.

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Not on Easy Street

Rising rents on Abbot Kinney Boulevard make it tough go for smaller businesses.

High rents along Abbot Kinney Boulevard have some shop owners hitting the road out of Venice.

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Eatery Owner Game for Retail

Maire Byrne adds to her ownership plate by opening toy store Quinnie & B.

Restaurateur Maire Byrne makes a play for another sector with her new toyshop, Quinnie & B.

Vet PR Exec Carl Terzian, 80, is Dead

Namesake firm, to shut at end of month, known for networking events.

Carl Terzian, a veteran executive known for his networking events, has died at age 80.

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Testing Water

Bikini maker Cocodune joins other e-tailers in letting customers try on items at home

Online bikini vendor Cocodune hopes to make waves by letting customers try on items at home before purchasing.

PR Veteran Carl Terzian Dies

Carl Terzian, founder and chairman of Westwood public relations firm Carl Terzian Associates, died Saturday.

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