Deborah Belgum

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American Apparel Employees Get a Slight Reprieve

Auction of American Apparel assets postponed a few days.

UCLA Anderson Forecast Predicts the Fallout from ‘Trumponomics’

UCLA Anderson economists got caught by surprise when Donald Trump was elected to be the 45th president of the United States.

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Guess Looks to Latin America for Growth

Retail

Guess opens first store in Paraguay.

American Apparel Factory Workers Given Notice of Layoffs, Hope for A Reprieve from New Owners

Manufacturing

Hundreds of workers inside the American Apparel factory near downtown Los Angeles have been given written notices that they will have jobs until Jan. 7 and then they will be laid off unless the new buyer of the company decides to continue manufacturing in the building.

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Major Retailer Leaves Hollywood & Highland

Retail

Right before the holiday season seems like an odd time to close a store.

American Apparel Factory Workers Given Notice of Layoffs, Hope for a Reprieve from New Owners

Hundreds of workers inside the American Apparel factory near downtown Los Angeles have been given written notice that they will have jobs until Jan. 7 and then they will be laid off unless the new buyer of the company decides to continue manufacturing in the building.

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Bomb Threat at Hollywood & Highland

Retail

Bomb threat called into Hollywood & Highland on Monday morning.

How Would the End of NAFTA Affect the LA Apparel Industry?

Import/Export

Ever since the presidential elections ended, people such as Daniel Barcenas have been fielding calls from Mexican apparel companies asking what is going to happen to free trade under a Trump administration.

Trade Show: Shop&Dine

Trade Shows

Traveling to trade shows means three things: making big sales, eating out and discovering a new store to provide a nice pick-me-up. Here are a few suggestions on some of the newer restaurants and fashionable boutiques found in the major cities on the trade-show circuit.

Ship at Port of Long Beach Picking Up Empty Hanjin Cargo Containers

Import/Export

With some 6,000 Hanjin-leased cargo containers sitting empty in the wake of the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy, the result is that some 6,000 chassis attached to the containers are not circulating throughout the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles and stalling pickup times and deliveries.

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