Articles Tagged With ‘business climate’

California considering bill limiting self-checkout at grocery, drug stores

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A California bill reportedly aimed at preventing shoplifting could significantly restrict the use of self-checkout kiosks at large grocery and drug stores and lead to higher prices. Senate Bill 1446, introduced by state Sen. Lola Smallwood-Cuevas in... (Continue reading)

Pizza Hut franchises lay off more than 1,200 California delivery drivers

By JOSH FRIEDMAN In the lead-up to California implementing a $20 minimum wage for fast-food workers, two Pizza Hut franchises in the Golden State are laying off more than 1,200 delivery drivers. [Business Insider] Starting in April, Assembly Bill 1228... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo based Mindbody to sell for $1.9 billion

San Luis Obispo-based software company Mindbody announced Monday it has entered into a merger deal in which it will sell to a private equity firm for $1.9 billion. [Cal Coast Times] Mindbody is a publicly traded company that sells software... (Continue reading)

MindBody revenues up, losses continue

MindBody, a world leader in software for the health and wellness industry, reported that revenue increased 48 percent to $26.1 million in the third quarter of 2015 when compared to 2014. The San Luis Obispo based company also reported a... (Continue reading)

Toyota leaving California for Texas

Toyota Motor Corporation is moving its North American headquarters from California to Texas. [LA Times] The Japanese automaker has long located its sales and marketing headquarters in Southern California. It opened its first U.S. office in Hollywood in 1957 and... (Continue reading)