Shan Li

Writer

Shan Li covers the retail and restaurant industries for the Los Angeles Times. She previously reported on the California economy and the technology sector. A Texas native, she graduated from the business school at New York University, where she decided journalism was much more interesting than a job on Wall Street.

Recent Articles

  • Bebe is closing all its stores and focusing online, report says

    Bebe is closing all its stores and focusing online, report says

    Bebe Stores Inc., a mall retailer whose velour tracksuits were once ubiquitous fashion staples, is reportedly closing all its stores and focusing on its online business. The Brisbane, Calif., company is trying to shut about 170 stores and avoid bankruptcy, according to Bloomberg, which cited unnamed...

  • Andy Puzder is stepping down as CEO of Carl's Jr. parent firm CKE

    Andy Puzder is stepping down as CEO of Carl's Jr. parent firm CKE

    Fast-food executive Andy Puzder, whose bid to become Labor secretary collapsed last month, is stepping down as chief executive of Carl’s Jr. parent CKE Restaurants. Taking over the reins at CKE will be Jason Marker, a fast-food veteran who has served as president of Kentucky Fried Chicken. Marker...

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