Shan Li covered 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. She left The Times in 2017.
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When Taiwanese menswear brand SST&C opened its first U.S. store last year, the company bypassed glitzy shopping hubs such as Beverly Hills or South Coast Plaza in favor of a mall tucked into the San Gabriel Valley.
April 2, 2017
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.
March 22, 2017
American Apparel bit the dust. So did Nasty Gal.
March 20, 2017
BCBG Max Azria Group, the once-glamorous retailer that has dressed the likes of Drew Barrymore and Kate Winslet, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday.
March 1, 2017
By 2012, Nasty Gal was a fashion world success story, growing from an Ebay store to nearly $100 million in sales in just six years.
Feb. 24, 2017
The news that President Trump ordered an aggressive crackdown on 11 million undocumented people sent a chill through immigrant communities.
Feb. 23, 2017
After one week with a new chief executive, Mattel Inc. is already stepping into new territory — partnering with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to design products for China and announcing its first male American Girl doll.
Feb. 14, 2017
Homeboy Industries is already a salsa maker, cake baker and cafe operator.
Feb. 13, 2017
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Feb. 10, 2017