“We’re using this opportunity this fall, heading into the holiday season, to expand that assortment,” he said.

The largest collection of Disney baby products, aside from the Disney Baby Store and the company’s online store, will be sold at the Disney Store in Times Square in New York.

Revolving Doors

New York stationary bicycling studio SoulCycle is expanding in the area after opening its first L.A. location in West Hollywood earlier this year. Its second location opened in Brentwood earlier this month and its third is slated for Santa Monica in November. Plans for future studios are in the works in Beverly Hills and Century City. … Australian sportswear brand Lorna Jane is rapidly expanding in Los Angeles and Orange County after opening its first three U.S. stores in Santa Monica, Westlake Village and Woodland Hills earlier this summer. Scott Lifschultz of SPL Realty Partners in Los Angeles announced that the brand will open stores in Glendale and Irvine by the end of the month; in Huntington Beach and Sherman Oaks next month; and in Brentwood, Mission Viejo, Century City and another in Santa Monica in later months. … L.A. restaurant group BRG Partners opened its third restaurant, Smoke, earlier this month in West Hollywood. Co-owners Travis Lester and Justin Safier, who also own Brick + Mortar in Santa Monica and Bar Esquina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, hired executive chef Laurent Saussy to develop the menu. … L.A. fast-fashion company Forever 21 Inc. moved into a bigger 15,000-square-foot space at the recently renovated Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza earlier this month. … Lashfully Inc., a San Francisco beauty salon that specializes in eyelash extensions, will open a salon in Beverly Hills this week. … Specialty beverage retailer BevMo opened an 8,400-square-foot store on La Cienega in Beverly Hills last week.

Staff reporter Bethany Firnhaber can be reached at bfirnhaber@labusinessjournal.com or (323) 549-5225, ext. 235.


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