Ethan Varian

Staff Reporter (Retail, Nonprofits)

Phone: 818-316-3130 Extension: 124

Recent Stories

Preview: Marijuana Map: Illegal Shops

As city of Los Angeles cracks down on dispensaries, neighbors complain of odors and potential rent hikes.

IHOP Launches Meal Delivery Partnership

IHOP has launched a new delivery service at more than 300 U.S. locations through a partnership with on-demand delivery app DoorDash, the Glendale-based restaurant chain announced Tuesday.

Princess Cruises to Host Slot Tournaments

Princess Cruises has partnered with the makers of Monopoly-themed slot machines to host tournaments on hundreds of cruises this year, the Santa Clarita-based company announced Friday.

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Avery Dennison to End Pension Plan

Avery Dennison Corp. will discontinue its pension plan effective Sept. 28, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing by the company.

B. Riley Financial Names Co-Chief Executive

B. Riley Financial Inc. has made new appointments to key executive positions including co-chief executive, the Woodland Hills financial services firm has announced.

IHOP Reclaims Name, Ends IHOb Campaign

The Glendale-based restaurant announced Monday on Twitter that it has changed its name back to IHOP.

B. Riley Combines Wealth Management Shops

ADVISORY: New name and rebranding effort to be complete later this year.

B. Riley Financial renames, rebrands subsidiary.

Priority Fundraiser

Brigette Loden left a career in securities to run nonprofits. Now she applies her finance skills to fund Valley charities.

Profile: Brigette Loden of Community Foundation of the Valleys.

Debt Load Could Derail Cherokee’s Longevity

APPAREL: Shares of the Sherman Oaks licensing company have dipped.

Cherokee Inc. faces liquidity issues.

Retail Landlords Look to Repurpose Big Boxes

LIST: Traffic strategy shifts from department stores to gyms and theaters.

Mall owners repurpose space.

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