Helen Floersh

Staff Reporter (Retail, Nonprofits)

Helen covers retail, hospitality and nonprofits in the greater Valley region.

Email: hfloersh@sfvbj.com
Phone: 818-316-3121 Extension: 112

Recent Stories

Lamps Plus Launches Canadian Website

Lamps Plus Inc. on Tuesday launched a Canadian version of its ecommerce website, the company’s first dedicated platform for a foreign customer base.

Avery’s Buyout of Chinese Firm Completed

Avery Dennison Corp. on Monday completed its acquisition of Yongle Tape Co., a Chinese manufacturer of cable harnessing and insulation tapes for automakers. The transaction had been announced Feb. 6.

Militia Site Grabs Eyes, Advertisers

Resource for vets attracts 1.4 million monthly pageviews.

Jobs website for veterans proves success for founder.

Nonprofit Takes Fallen Fruit to the Food Bank

LIST: Food Forward, other organizations look to foundations for funding.

Food Forward’s rise thanks to fallen fruit.

Nestle Injects Fresh Cash in Freshly Food Service

INVESTMENT: $77 million will expand subscription meal firm’s geographic footprint.

Less than a week after announcing plans to restructure its U.S. candy business, Nestle USA made another move that could be interpreted as an attempt to give its brand a more nutritious image.

PREVIEW: Build It and They Will Come

Probiotic supplement maker Natren Inc. broke ground in early June on a 7,000-square-foot addition to its Westlake Village manufacturing facility – even though the company does not yet have the demand to warrant that much space.

Nestle Invests in Subscription Meal Service

The U.S. arm of Nestle has acquired a minority stake in Freshly Inc., a subscription meal service startup in New York.

Morton Joins Boys & Girls Clubs Board

The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Greater Conejo Valley has named Alissa Morton to its board of governors.

Rams, United Way Announce Partnership

Football season is still months away, but the L.A. Rams have already scored a touchdown in community service with a new education- and poverty-focused partnership with United Way of Greater Los Angeles.

Film Rental House Ver Names CEO

Film production equipment provider Ver, headquartered in Glendale, has named Digby Davies as its new chief executive.

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