Caroline Anderson

Reporter (Retail, Restaurants, Hospitality)

Caroline Anderson covers retail, restaurants, and hospitality for the Los Angeles Business Journal. To contact her, email @caroline_mander

Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 229

Recent Stories

Eyes on International Prize

General managers of area hotels outline their strategies for attracting international tourists.

Santa Monica’s Fairmont Miramar Hotel Revises Renovation Plan

The 302-room luxury Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica reportedly unveiled a new plan to dramatically alter its footprint.

Hotels Build to Meet L.A. Travel Boom

Westdrift renovates on Westside, DoubleTree makes Pomona move

Hotel construction in L.A. is booming.

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PPC Partners Acquires Texas Food Manufacturer C.H. Guenther & Son Inc.

A subsidiary of Pritzker Group Private Capital has stepped into the food industry with the acquisition of a mid-sized manufacturer of grain-based and seasoning products based in San Antonio, Texas, the investment firm announced April 4.

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Former PayPal Exec Joins Macerich Board

Santa Monica-based real estate investment trust Macerich Co. appointed Peggy Alford, chief financial officer of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, to its board of directors, the company announced recently.

LAX Adds Local Food to Menu

Restaurants key to “sense of place” in newly renovated terminal

Los Angeles International Airport’s newly renovated Terminal 1 will offer travelers several examples of local flavor when completed this fall, including newcomer Trejo’s Tacos of Larchmont and Manhattan Beach-based sit-down restaurant Rock & Brews.

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San Pedro Aims Higher as Tourist Attraction

Food & Beverage Museum opens, retail center in works, SpaceX interested

San Pedro has eye on regional tourists.

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Festival Fashion Fever

Multi-day music gatherings are boost for fashion retailers

Local retailers find ‘festival season’ can carry them through the year.

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Meruelo Group Buying SLS Las Vegas

The ownership transfer of the 1,616-room SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino to Downey-based management firm Meruelo Group has been approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission, the Meruelo Group announced on March 22.

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$10M Gift for Cal Poly Pomona’s College of Hospitality Management

The founder of Collins Foods International, now known as Sizzler International, and his wife donated $10 million to Cal Poly’s Collins College of Hospitality Management in Pomona, the school announced March 20.

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