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Cheesecake in Canada

Cheesecake Factory Inc. will expand into Canada later this year with a restaurant in Toronto, the Calabasas company announced.

Teledyne Subsidiary Expands Manufacturing

Teledyne Technologies Inc. in Thousand Oaks is expanding the manufacturing capacities of its subsidiary Teledyne DALSA Inc. to accommodate increased demand for its products.

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.

Kiosks Keep Lights On

Lamps Plus understands how to sell on internet, but mobile is chain’s next challenge.

How Lamps Plus keeps its lights on amid ecommerce competition.

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Hope Helps CEOs Learn Startup Skills

Nonprofit partners with bank to offer business training.

Operation Hope is banking on partnership with OneWest Bank.

Amgen to Support FDA Approval for Biocartis Cancer Test

Amgen Inc. in Thousand Oaks has agreed to provide operational and financial support to Belgium-based Biocartis Group in its pursuit of Food and Drug Administration approval for a test that compliments Amgen’s metastatic colon cancer drug Vectibix, or panitumumab.

Salem Buys

Salem Media Group in Camarillo has announced the acquisition of, an internet resource for news and events about Christian music artists.

Beauty Firm’s Influencers Push Merger

Bellami deal combines celebrity marketing with management skill.

Simi Valley hair extensions business adds cosmetics with mergers.

Bison Market Getting Beefier

FOOD: Antelope Valley rancher gets high price for low-fat meat.

Antelope Valley bison join the herd with new presence on menus.

Amgen Named Best Place to Work in Med Sales

pharma: Survey finds compensation is main factor for rep satisfaction.

What’s the best big biotech company for jobs in medical sales?

For Shoppers, Gray Thursday Is Fading to Black

MARKETING: Appeal of Thanksgiving Day has run its course, expert says.

Latest trend for retailers is to rethink opening the doors on some holidays.

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Beauty Pros Eagerly Take Eye Test

Survey results give Glad Lash insights into customer base.

Eye makeup company connects with customers through survey.

Princess Adds Cruise Ships to ‘Medallion’ Fleet

TOURISM: Wearable device provides vacationers with digital concierge service.

Santa Clarita cruise company Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Corp., has added to its line of ships featuring wearable “Ocean Medallion” devices.

Dole Food to Merge With Total Produce

Dole Food Co. is set to merge with European fresh produce distributor Total Produce following a $300 million deal that will see Total Produce buy a 45 percent stake in the Westlake Village company from owner David H. Murdock.

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Amgen Buys Japanese Joint Venture

Amgen Inc. in Thousand Oaks has entered an agreement to buy Kirin-Amgen, its joint venture with Japan-based Kirin Holdings Co., for $780 million, the company announced.

Teen Taps Peer Group For Startup

Friends’ feedback guides design of functional swimwear.

Teen fashion designer launches functional bikini line.

Diagnosis by Data

Can artificial intelligence software developed for NASA’s Mars Rover help doctors back on Earth?

Glendale firm applys AI to healthcare.

Do-It-Yourself Designers

APPAREL: Fashion firm turns to technology to help customers make their own clothes.

Custom clothing startup offers affluent customers a hand in design.

Cherokee Tries Buy-Sell Style

APPAREL: After acquisition, company plans to divest assets.

Cherokee returns to its roots with Hi-Tec footwear deal.

Simulations Plus Closes on Purchase of Liver Software Firm

Simulations Plus Inc. on Thursday completed its acquisition of Dilisym Services Inc., a North Carolina software company that makes a program for modeling drug-induced liver damage. Simulations Plus had previously announced its intention to buy the company on May 1.