Ethan Varian

Staff Reporter (Retail, Nonprofits)

Phone: 818-316-3130 Extension: 124

Recent Stories

Princess Cruises Screen World Cup Matches on Deck

Princess Cruises has begun broadcasting this year’s World Cup soccer matches for guests aboard nine of its cruise ships.

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Cherokee Quarterly Report Hints at Insolvency

Cherokee Inc. could face the prospect of bankruptcy, the company announced in an earnings report on Thursday.

Judge Approves AT&T Purchase of Time Warner

A federal judge has approved AT&T Inc.’s acquisition of Time Warner Inc., the parent company of Warner Bros. Entertainment in Burbank.

IHOP Rebrands as IHOb

IHOP is temporarily changing its branding to IHOb as part of a marketing campaign to introduce a new line of burgers, the restaurant announced Monday.

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Shopping App Eases Store Exit

RETAIL: Ralphs tests scanning technology at Studio City store.

Ralphs in Studio City tests checkout app.

Those Going Broke Blues

Retail: Unless profits improve, S&P predicts Guitar Center will default on debt by 2020.

Is Guitar Center approaching insolvency?

Valley Country Mart Seeks Boutique Tenants

DEVELOPMENT: Mix to include fitness gym, bakery and coffee shop.

Valley Country Mart seeks tenants.

Burbank’s Futurist

Former mayor Thomas Flavin now works on economic development as chamber CEO.

Burbank Chamber CEO Thomas Flavin.

Preview: Shopping App Eases Store Exit

Ralphs tests scanning technology in Studio City.

Atara Hires Former Amgen Exec as CFO

Atara Biotherapeutic Inc. has appointed Utpal Koppikar as chief financial officer.

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