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Fisker to Partner With Foxconn for New Vehicle

Manhattan Beach-based electric vehicle maker Fisker Inc. plans to partner with electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group on a new vehicle that could enter production by the end of 2023.

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My/Mochi Listens to Consumers for Name Change

For a company that sells bite-sized desserts, Mochi Ice Cream Co.’s main product name was a mouthful.

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Beyond Meat Misses on Earnings, Hits on Partnerships

Shares of Beyond Meat Inc. should have taken a dive in after-hours trading as the company missed full-year and fourth-quarter estimates from Wall Street analysts.

Sugarfina Looks to Crowdfunding for Expansion

El Segundo-based Sugarfina Corp. is turning to its fans to fund its next chapter of growth.

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Tech Startup First Resonance Raises $3.5 Million

First Resonance, Inc., a downtown-based manufacturing technology start-up, raised $3.5 million in Series A funding.

SpaceX Raises $850 Million in New Funding Round

Fresh off an enormous funding round completed over the summer, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has reportedly raised another $850 million.

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Avery Dennison Buys JDC Solutions for $24 Million

Avery Dennison Corp., a Glendale-based manufacturer of labeling products, said it will acquire JDC Solutions Inc. for $24 million.

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Mattel Beats 2020 Earnings Expectations

Mattel Inc. surpassed Wall Street revenue and earnings estimates for the fourth quarter and the full year.

Thirteen Lune Offers Minority-Owned Beauty Brands a Digital Marketplace

Thirteen Lune is a new kid on the retail block, but its arrival is long overdue, according to Nyakio Grieco, who co-founded the West Hollywood-based ecommerce company in December.

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Skechers Takes a Revenue Hit in 2020

Revenue for Skechers USA Inc. came in well below $5 billion in 2020,

Tetra Tech Snags $25 Million Renewable Energy Contract

Pasadena-based engineering and consulting firm Tetra Tech Inc. was awarded a five-year, $25 million contract by the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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Boring Co. Enters Next Phase for Tunnel to Connect Ontario Airport, Metrolink

Hawthorne-based Boring Co. on Feb. 3 gained approval from the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority.

Ports of LA, Long Beach in Line for Increased Federal Funds

Come 2023, the San Pedro Bay Port Complex will start collecting about $75 million from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to finance infrastructure repair and maintenance.

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How Marine Exchange Helps Traffic Flow at LA’s Ports

With dozens of extra ships at anchor in the San Pedro Bay Port complex, the staff at Marine Exchange of Southern California has their hands full.

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Pelican Products Answers Call for Cold-Storage Vaccine Cases

Pelican Products Inc. has been tasked with safeguarding another type of fragile cargo — vaccines and ventilators.

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