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September 26, 2013

The fast-growing fashion subscription online retailer, JustFab, announced it has secured $40 million in Series C funding led by Hong Kong-based Shining Capital Management to further its expansion plans.

El Segundo, Calif. -- The fast-growing fashion subscription online retailer, JustFab, announced it has secured $40 million in Series C funding led by Hong Kong-based Shining Capital Management to further its expansion plans. The company recently opened its first store, at the Glendale Galleria, Glendale, Calif.

July 31, 2013

Big 5 Sporting Goods reported that its second-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago on higher sales and expanding margins, but its revenue fell short of expectations.

El Segundo, Calif. -- Big 5 Sporting Goods reported that its second-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago on higher sales and expanding margins, but its revenue fell short of expectations.

The sporting goods’ retailer said its net income increased to $6.1 million for the period ended June 30, up from $2.6 million in the year ago period. Net sales climbed 5.9%, to $239.9 million, below the $244 million expected by analysts.

January 3, 2013

In the first installment of its new Case Study series, CSA Online offered an insider’s look at the conception and initial rollout of the southern Calif.-based fast-casual concept PizzaRev. Likened to “the Chipotle of pizza,” this innovative chain lets customers choose from an artisanal array of toppings to craft their own pizzas. Using a 900-degree, stone-hearth oven, pizzas are ready in about three minutes, all at a cost of less than $8 per pie.

July 27, 2012

A Thursday report by Supermarket News said that Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has eliminated as many as 40 positions at its corporate offices.

El Segundo, Calif. -- A Thursday report by Supermarket News said that Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has eliminated as many as 40 positions at its corporate offices.

While the number of layoffs has not been confirmed, sources say it nears 40 jobs, mostly in real estate and store-opening support.
 

February 29, 2012

Federal Realty announced that The Container Store is slated to open a new store at its Plaza El Segundo property, in Southern California.

El Segundo, Calif. -- Federal Realty announced that The Container Store is slated to open a new store at its Plaza El Segundo property, in Southern California. The 22,000-sq.-ft. location is slated to open in June.

As well, Drybar hair salon will open a new location at the shopping center, featuring no cuts, no color, but just blowouts at $35 each. The 1,484-sq.-ft. salon is slated to open March 16.

Plaza El Segundo measures just under 400,000 sq. ft. and features three districts in an open-air coastal setting.

February 6, 2012

The Container Store announced it will open six locations in 2012, making this the largest real estate growth year in the company's history and bringing the company's store count to 59 by year's end.

Dallas  -- The Container Store announced it will open six locations in 2012, making this the largest real estate growth year in the company's history and bringing the company's store count to 59 by year's end. 

The new stores will be located in Arlington, Texas;  Las Vegas; El Segundo, Calif., Peabody, Mass., and Westbury, N.Y., with a sixth location still being finalized.

November 18, 2011

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market announced it is hiring for more than 20 stores that are set to open early next year.

El Segundo, Calif. -- Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market announced it is hiring for more than 20 stores that are set to open early next year.

The company expects to hire more than 600 employees for the new stores, which will be opening in California and Nevada.
 

August 4, 2011

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has added 25 compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles to its distribution fleet as part of a partnership with Ryder System.

El Segundo, Calif. -- Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has added 25 compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles to its distribution fleet as part of a partnership with Ryder System. The new vehicles produce 20% to 30% less emissions than comparable diesel vehicles and are part of the company’s ongoing efforts to reduce emissions.

March 7, 2011

Mattel announced Monday that it has closed its much-acclaimed Barbie flagship store, which opened March 2009 in Shanghai.

Shanghai, China -- Mattel announced Monday that it has closed its much-acclaimed Barbie flagship store, which opened March 2009 in Shanghai.

The El Segundo, Calif.-based toy manufacturer, which officially closed the store’s doors on Monday, cited a change in strategy as reason for the closure. Mattel said in a statement that it plans to promote the Barbie brand via road tour -- on a pink tour bus.

February 16, 2011

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has added four more GreenChill certified stores this year, including a Gold certified store opening Wednesday in Oceanside, Calif.

El Segundo, Calif. -- Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has added four more GreenChill certified stores this year, including a Gold certified store opening Wednesday in Oceanside, Calif.

Fresh & Easy opened its first GreenChill certified store in September 2010, and now has a total of eight stores currently certified through the program -- the most of any grocer in the country. Only 45 of the nation’s more than 35,000 grocery stores have received GreenChill Store Certification awards.

January 12, 2011

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market on Wednesday said it will open its first stores in Northern California in March and April, with the first two scheduled to open March 2 in San Jose and Danville.

El Segundo, Calif. -- Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market on Wednesday said it will open its first stores in Northern California in March and April, with the first two scheduled to open March 2 in San Jose and Danville. Nine additional locations are scheduled to open in the area within the two-month time frame.

Fresh & Easy also said it also plans to open two stores in San Francisco early this year.

December 9, 2010

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has announced a partnership with REC Solar, a leading solar electric system provider in the United States, to install roof-mount solar systems on nine stores in Arizona.

El Segundo, Calif. -- Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has announced a partnership with REC Solar, a leading solar electric system provider in the United States, to install roof-mount solar systems on nine stores in Arizona. The installation of the systems will begin in March 2011.

The combined 410 kW of installed solar systems will produce an estimated 620,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) annually, the equivalent of reducing 22 million lbs. of CO2 emissions -- or removing 28 million car-driven miles -- over the next 25 years.

November 4, 2010

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market on Thursday announced plans to open 10 stores in Southern California early next year.

El Segundo, Calif. -- Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market on Thursday announced plans to open 10 stores in Southern California early next year.

The locations include Long Beach; San Diego; Walnut Park; Costa Mesa and Ventura.

November 3, 2010

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market on Thursday announced plans to open 10 stores in Southern...

November 2, 2010

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. reported Tuesday that net income for the quarter ended Oct....

September 20, 2010

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market will open its second GreenChill certified store, in Oceanside, Calif.,...

September 8, 2010

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market on Wednesday opened the first grocery store in Southern California...

March 28, 2010

Charla’s Place will open on May 1 at Plaza El Segundo....

November 2, 2008

Big 5 Sporting Goods reported net sales of $223.2 million for the third quarter,...

September 30, 2008

When Tesco announced it would “set up shop” in the United States, it described...

September 25, 2008

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market said Thursday it will open six locations in Las Vegas....

September 10, 2008

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market said it plans to introduce more than 200 new own-brand...

August 13, 2008

In response to opening six new stores in July, Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market announced...

July 31, 2008

Big 5 Sporting Goods reported that net sales for its second quarter were $209 million,...

July 14, 2008

Construction has begun on the newest Fresh & Easy store, located on East Adams Boulevard...