WestJet to purchase Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
WestJet has entered into a  definitive purchase agreement with The Boeing Company for up to 20 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner...
Jeff Harmening Named Chief Executive Officer of General Mills
General Mills board of directors has elected Jeffrey L. Harmening Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective June 1, 2017. The board...
Carvana Continues Rapid Growth While Revolutionizing the Car Buying Industry
Carvana, the leading national online auto retailer and creator of the world’s first coin-operated Car Vending Machine, closed a...
Innit Raises $25 Million to Unlock Information Within Food
Innit, a new company that manages and connects food information, launched at the Smart Kitchen Summit in Seattle with initial funding of over $25 million from founders and strategic investors. Innit unlocks and listens to the information within food through science, technology and culinary expertise. Through its cloud-based platform,... Read more
Phelps Marketing Agency makes Promotions to Drive Expansion
Pictured Above – Agency chairman, Joe Phelps, left, and newly appointed president, Ed Chambliss, review plans for Phelps’ new offices. After outgrowing the largest agency-owned building in Los Angeles, Phelps has signed a 10-year lease at The Bluffs in Playa Vista. Ed Chambliss has been named president of Phelps,... Read more
MBDA Announces 2016 Funding Opportunities to Grow Minority Businesses
The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) announced a third grant competition for programs that will start in 2016.i MBDA is presently seeking a cooperative partner to operate a business consulting project in the San Francisco Bay Area. This project is expected to operate without a... Read more
Buddytruk Expands to Chicago
Buddytruk, a Santa Monica, CA headquartered company, providing on-demand moving and delivery services via its app, has launched in the Chicago market.  True to its name, Buddytruk looks forward to bringing its own brand of helpful, friendly convenience to the north and south sides and all neighborhoods in between. ... Read more
Samsung Makes Huge Investment in Hot LA Start-Up
Interlude, a media and technology company that is pioneering a new kind of video that responds to a person’s emotions and interests, announces that Samsung Ventures has made a strategic investment in the company. The intent is to explore the integration of Interlude’s platform for streaming interactive video with... Read more