Mediha DiMartino

Staff Reporter

Mediha DiMartino covers retail, manufacturing and the ports. She can be reached at

Phone: 949-813-7384

Recent Stories

Pain at the Ports as Cruise-Related Businesses Wait Out Pandemic

John Tallichet was looking forward to the opening of the new Gerald Desmond Bridge across the Back Channel at the Port of Long Beach.

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Macerich Sells Phoenix Mall for $100 Million

Macerich Co., a Santa Monica-based shopping mall owner and investor, said it sold Paradise Valley Mall in Phoenix for $100 million.

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NYDJ Apparel Looks to Expand Its Appeal

NYDJ Apparel, a jeans brand that made its mark by catering to consumers over the age of 40, is looking to broaden its appeal.

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Frameless Hardware Acquires Commercial Glass Assets

South Gate-based glass company Frameless Hardware Co. has acquired assets from Texas company Columbia Commercial Building Products.

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Trader Joe’s Digital Cards to Aid Shoppers With Autism

Trader Joe’s Co. has collaborated with Toronto-based Magnusmode Ltd. to publish a set of digital cards to help people with autism spectrum disorder or Down syndrome shop at its stores.

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Honest Co. Files for IPO

Jessica Alba's Honest Co. Inc., the maker of non-toxic and eco-friendly personal and household products, on April 9 filed for an initial public offering.

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Guess Earnings Top Expectations

Shares of Guess Inc. rose about 5% to a market value of $1.6 billion last week after the downtown-based retailer reported better-than-expected financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter ended Jan. 30.

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Santa Monica Pier Executive Director Negin Singh to Depart

Negin Singh is stepping away from her duties as executive director at Santa Monica Pier Corp. in June.

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LA Beauty Companies Play Big Role in Growing Industry

More local shoppers are spending on beauty products, and a sizeable chunk of their dollars is going to homegrown brands.

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Faraday Future Looks to Chinese Market

Electric vehicle company Faraday Future Inc. hired Xuefeng Chen as chief executive of its China division.

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