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DineEquity CEO Gobbles Up Attention

Profile: Julia Stewart raises profile of IHOP with wacky menu items.

Profile: Julia Stewart, chief executive of DineEquity, talks about her favorite dishes.

Gathering Up That Loose Change

Mall kiosk exchanges foreign currency for gift cards, charity.

Retail: Spare change in a foreign currency could buy gift cards at a Northridge mall kiosk.

Entrepreneur Scores Birdie With Old Snack Bar

Retail & Hospitality: Former waitress upgrades eatery at Verdugo Hills course.

Growing up in Tujunga, Tiffany Casper worked at the snack bar at nearby Verdugo Hills Golf Course, dispensing nachos, drinks and frozen burgers.

Valley Classrooms Get Stocked Up for First Day

Giving: Campaign by Honda sends paper and other supplies to district.

Honda’s ubiquitous Random Acts of Helpfulness campaign may be marketing at heart, but that doesn’t mean real people and institutions aren’t benefiting.

Snack Maker Faces Crunch

Finance: Westlake Village firm files for bankruptcy.

Finance: Despite soaring sales, snack food maker Crunchies has declared bankruptcy.

Former Avery Dennison Chairman Passes

H. Russell Smith, former chairman of Avery Dennison Corp., passed away on Sept. 7. He was 100 years old.

Update: Colossus Coaster Damaged in Fire

Monday’s fire on the closed Colossus roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain will not delay plans for the ride’s transformation into the Twisted Colossus, officials said Tuesday

Taking a Chomp Out of Child Labor

Supply chain: Executive at Nestle’s Glendale offices helps lead initiative.

Supply Chain: Nestle USA in Glendale has a plan to grow a sustainable cocoa supply.

When All Natural Is High Tech

Derma E says its ‘full spectrum’ Vitamin E is real skin pleaser.

Innovation: “Full spectrum” Vitamin E is the key to Derma E’s new skincare line.

Fireman’s Brew Burning Up Prime Time TV

Retail & Hospitality: Canoga Park brewer lands placement in ‘Ray Donovan’ drama.

After appearing on “The Big Bang Theory” and “Mike & Molly” last season, Fireman’s Brew Inc. beer is heading to Showtime’s hit crime drama “Ray Donovan.”

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