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Chatsworth-based telecommunications company MRV Communications, Inc announced that Excel Group Inc. based in Canada will become a reseller of MRV’s entire product line.
FINANCE: Acquisition of Investopedia strengthens the web presence of ValueClick.
CORP FOCUS: ValueClick has made a strategic acquisition that hopes to boost its display online advertising business amid other changes
CEO Gary Polson’s Cydcor Is Climbing to the Top of the List of Best Sales Outsourcing Companies as It Works a Niche Market
PROFILE INTERVIEW: Cydcor CEO Gary Polson is leading the sales outsourcing company through changes
Planning for a poor economy is all part of Keith Ramirez’s plan for starting a new business, so he sells products people will always need.
Entrepreneur: Business owner tries to pick recession-proof endeavors.
TECH: Firms must stay ahead of the curve to remain relevant in fast-moving industry.
Search Engine Optimization, online marketing services, see spike in demand following a growing trend
FINANCE: Institutions take advantage of weakened market.
Notwithstanding the difficult economy, several new bank branches are opening throughout the Greater San Fernando Valley – evidence that many banking institutions are pursuing aggressive growth strategies.
STATE: Self-imposed fee will be used as leverage for matching federal funds.
New legislation AB 1383 helps increase Medi-Cal reimbursements to hospitals. The Healthcare Column by Andrea Alegria
PUBLICITY: Executive surprised as appeal on several different sites boosts attendance.
Van Nuys Clean-Up Day draws record number of volunteers thanks to using more modern promotional tactics
IDEAS: With big dreams, two entrepreneurs take the plunge.
Despite difficult economy, entrepreneurs are betting on big ideas.
Tech: Calabasas company signs deal with French firm.
A deal with mobile phone manufacturer LG Electronics is a big growth step for Calabasas-based DTS.
Retail: Customers get comfortable with concept.
FLIP FLOP SHOP - Valeh Rashidian having a blast running novel footwear franchise
INTERNET: Online ad firm uses social networking concepts.
START-UP: Founder of Fastclick is launching new online advertising venture in Camarillo.
Insurance : Nature of industry provides cushion for a growing business.
Tim Gaspar is exceeding expectations during his firstyear of business
REPORT: High spending is unsustainable in the long run.
Federal study about healthcare spending in the U.S. in the Healthcare Column by Andrea Alegria
Encino- based uSamp has secured $10 million in funding led by OpenView Venture Partners of Boston.
Success: Applying common sense can work.
Italian jewelry brand, Rosato, makes debut in U.S.
FINANCIAL: He is a founder of the Woodland Hills-based bank that has been struggling.
Western Commercial Bank longtime CEO Carl Raggio resigns
Branding: Firm rebounding after difficult period.
Newhall Coffee braves competitive market and works hard to pay down debt
Programs Put in Place to Deal With Big Gap
Local businesses struggling to find younger employees to replace aging Baby Boomers.