Auto industry legend J.D. “Dave” Power III, co-founder of J.D. Power & Associates, will become the ninth member of the Pacific Coast Business Times’ regional Business Hall of Fame. Power and the rankings produced by the firm he founded, Westlake Village-based J.D. Power & Associates, have been hugely influential on the auto industry. Power’s pioneering Read More →
Westlake Village-based Ryland Group made a roaring comeback in the third quarter, with profits up 415 percent to $53.6 million. The parent company of national homebuilder Ryland Homes said revenue rose 60.7 percent to $576.4 million on higher sales as the housing market continued to rebound.
Shares of Westlake Village-based footwear firm K-Swiss soared 48 percent on the morning of Jan. 17 after the company agreed to a $170 million buyout. E.Land World Ltd. of South Korea offered to pay $4.75 per share for K-Swiss, which has struggled with huge losses in recent years as sales of its iconic white tennis Read More →